Aug
7
2018
Back in September 2017, Texas passed a law legalizing the carry of certain knives that used to be illegal, including the Bowie knife. To commemorate the legalization of the iconic bowie, Knife Rights recruited...

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Sep
18
2017
I was fortunate to be on the Abilene ABC station’s 10:00 News on 9/15/17. I spoke about the knifemaking craft and about the recent change in Texas’ knife laws. The link to the video...

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Feb
25
2014
One of the questions I get asked frequently is “how long does it take to make a knife?” There are two kinds of time involved in knifemaking: hands on skill time, and waiting time. ...

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Nov
16
2013
In September 2012 I finished building my 2×72 No Weld Grinder with a 1 HP motor and step pulleys for three speeds.  This was a major improvement over my Craftsman 2×42.  Today I finished...

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Apr
8
2013
I have signed up for a table at the Lone Star Knife Expo at Market Hall in Dallas, TX April 13-14.  The website with the show info is www.lonestarknifeexpo.com  I have 20 knives ready as...

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Mar
27
2013
I was blessed to have a knife published in the March 2013 issue of Texas Monthly magazine.  The author, Kristie Ramirez, contacted me while we were in the middle of a serious family health...

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Sep
22
2012
After four years of grinding with a 2×42 Craftsman, I finally finished my “big boy” knife grinder.  Back in January 2012 I bought the frame from another knifemaker who fell on hard times.  Over...

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