Tag Archives: hand-made

Only One Knife Left

$45 (SOLD) Icelandic pattern knife made from tractor trailer leaf suspension spring. I have one similar to it and it’s a very handy blade. Another one I had went to a friend as a wedding present — that’s the great … Continue reading

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Custom Knives by Nikolay.

My friend Nikolay makes awesome knives. I have a few of them here and just got done with the photos. Each one is unique, made of different materials and for different purposes. They are all for sale — and if … Continue reading

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What to get for someone who has everything?

Buying presents for many of my friends is hard. They can afford anything I can get them, and their kids are usually well taken care of as well. But I find that truly custom gifts — photographs, knives, other works … Continue reading

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How the blade rides.

I’ve mentioned Nikolay Ermolenko’s hand-forged knives before. This is how mine rides, in a sheath made by my friend Brian Keith. You can have a custom knife made by Nik for a pretty reasonable price — a unique and very … Continue reading

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Icelandic pattern knife by Nickolay Yermolenko

Based on a 10th century Icelandic design, this knife works equally well for utility or defense. The grip shape makes it almost impossible to let go unintentionally. And a basic table knife variant for variety: If you want one of … Continue reading

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