Hand Engraved Custom Knives I had the pleasure of hand engraving three more beautiful Russ Kommer custom made knives. The stainless bolsters are each engraved in deep relief fashion which is very time intensive but worth it on fine knives like these.
This was a commission from Russ Kommer and Browning. I was asked to hand engrave this prototype set consisting of a Prototype Browning X-Bolt rifle and a custom made Russ Kommer hunting knife. The serial number on the rifle, 17KOMMER00 denotes a prototype project and was also engraved onto the matching custom knife. “Russ Kommer, […]
Deep Relief Hand Engraved Folder I was commissioned to hand engrave this Code 4 by the president of Cold Steel Knives. He asked for a nice design with the initials VE to be used as a gift. I got a little carried away on this one and decided to try a full coverage Celtic style […]
Hand Engraved Custom Knives. Renowned knife maker Russ Kommer sent me these three beauties and asked me to do some deep relief engraving on them. The really cool thing is that Russ gives me carte blanche when it comes to the design. First thing I always do is to just stare at the lovely work […]
Hand Engraveds Custom Knife for the Blade Show This lovely knife was custom made by legendary knife maker Russ Kommer for the Atlanta Blade Show. I hand engraved the 416 stainless steel bolster on both sides with a free flowing scroll design. The handle is mammoth tooth and the blade steel is rwl-34 with a […]
Knife Engraving – Mother of Pearl Russ Kommer Custom This custom knife engraving was done for a collector who asked me to come up with a design to accent the Mother of Pearl in the center of the stainless steel bolster. Typical scroll designs did not seem to work and so I came up with a […]
Kershaw Knives make nice Groomsmen Gifts A very thoughtful groom commissioned me to hand engrave a set of Kershaw pocket knives. He let me know about something that was special to each of them and I hand engraved that special something into each of their knives along with their name. These sharp little Kershaw folders […]
This hand engraved Buck knife was completed for a knife collector in Texas. He sent me this cool knife after he had the custom scales put on and asked me to hand engrave his initials on one side and scroll designs on the other. The knife was so pretty to start with that I really […]
I had the pleasure of hand engraving 6 custom hunting knives made by world renowned knifemaker Russ Kommer for display at the 2016 Shot Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The stainless steel bolsters were all hand engraved with deep relief style engraving. Russ likes bold, deep engraving on his knives so that his customers are […]
Unique Wedding Gift I have hand engraved many knives for groomsman gifts but this is the first time a bride has commissioned me to engrave a wedding gift for her new husband! She picked out a quality Kershaw folding pocket knife. She asked to have his name, the wedding date, a special scripture on the […]
Hand Engraved Kershaw Pocket Knives. A very thoughtful father in Texas asked if I would hand engrave two pocket knives he purchased for his sons. He asked to have his son’s initials engraved into each knife along with some scroll and floral design. I tried to work the large screw head into the design […]
Hand Engraved with Gold Inlay for SnapOn I worked together with renowned knifemaker Russ Kommer on this custom knife for the SnapOn Tool Company to be used as a presentation award at their national convention. I was asked to hand engrave the stainless steel bolsters and I chose to inlay the SnapOn Logo with 24K […]
A few Russ Kommer Knives I hand engraved for the 2015 Atlanta Blade Show Russ makes high quality custom knives and I was honored to have been commissioned to engrave these beauties for the largest knife show in the country. Russ told me they were well received and they all sold quickly!
Hand Engraved Buck Folders for Graduation Gifts Two best friends who graduated high school together were each given a hand engraved Buck 110 folder for graduation gifts. These boys like to go camping and fishing and their thoughtful parents asked me to engrave a couple of memorable knives for them. These are the 50th […]
Hand Engraved Kershaw Knife I was commissioned to hand engrave this Kershaw folding knife by a thoughtful woman as an anniversary gift for her husband. She asked if I could incorporate the famous Greek quote “Molon labe” which means “come and take them”. She sent me a picture of the Greek quote carved in stone […]
Hand Engraved Natchez Bowie VG-1 San Mai III ® This is a quality made knife! I was commissioned to hand engrave this knife by Lynn Thompson, the president of Cold Steel. I used an old school double running leaf engraving pattern and flush set sapphires into the design. I set some 2.5mm sapphires into the […]
Hand Engraved Cold Steel Natchez Bowie This beautifully made, almost 12 inch Bowie, is a real eye catcher. I was commissioned to hand engrave this knife by Lynn Thompson, the president of Cold Steel. I chose to use a double running leaf engraving pattern and flush set rubies into the design. The size of this […]
Hand Engraved Cold Steel Laredo Bowie Knife This nicely made 10 1/2″ Bowie features a Mar Tempered 0-1 High Carbon blade. I was commissioned to hand engrave this knife by Lynn Thompson, the president of Cold Steel. I chose to use a simple but elegant age old running leaf engraving pattern. (I call this one a […]
Walrus Jawbone Custom Drop Point Hunter This custom prototype knife was hand crafted by legendary knife-maker Russ Kommer and hand engraved by David Sheehan. It was introduced at the 2015 SHOT show in Las Vegas. This custom hunting knife features Walrus Jawbone handles and hand engraved stainless bolsters.
Pearl Handle Semi Skinner Hunting Knife This custom prototype knife was hand crafted by legendary knife-maker Russ Kommer and hand engraved by David Sheehan. It was introduced at the 2015 SHOT show in Las Vegas. This custom hunting knife features pearl handles and hand engraved stainless bolsters.
Hand Engraved Pearl Handle Bird and Trout Knife This custom prototype #1 knife was hand crafted by legendary knife-maker Russ Kommer and hand engraved by David Sheehan. It was introduced at the 2015 SHOT show in Las Vegas. It features mother of pearl scales and hand engraved 416 Stainless bolsters.
Hand Engraved Mammoth Tooth Free Range Hunter This custom free range hunter knife was hand crafted by legendary knife-maker Russ Kommer and hand engraved by David Sheehan. It was introduced at the 2015 SHOT show in Las Vegas.
Hand Engraved Blue Mammoth Tooth Semi-Big Belly Skinner This custom knife was hand crafted by legendary knife-maker Russ Kommer and hand engraved by David Sheehan. It was introduced at the 2015 SHOT show in Las Vegas.
Hand Engraved Case Toothpick Knives These two little antique beauties were sent to me by a knife collector who wanted them hand engraved. The knives are only 3″ long when closed. Hand engraving the small nickel-silver bolsters was challenging but enjoyable! The one on top is deep relief style and the one under it has […]
Hand Engraved Personalized Knife A nice young man from Alabama asked me to hand engrave a special Christmas gift for his sister who is a knife collector. I hand engraved his sister’s initials, a flowing scroll design and a quote that he requested for his sister. The Knife is a Cold Steel Code 4 anodized […]
Hand Engraved 50th Birthday Gift A thoughtful lady in Texas asked me to hand engrave a Spyderco Byrd Knife for her husband’s 50th Birthday. Deep relief style hand engraving was used to create this design in the Spyderco stainless steel handle. She reported back to me that her husband was extremely pleased with the gift!
Hand Engraved Gift for the Author S.M. Stirling I was commissioned by Lynn Thompson, president of Cold Steel Knives, to engrave this hand picked Code 4 as a gift of appreciation to one of his favorite authors, S.M. Stirling. Seems to me that a good book, a good knife and a good friend makes a […]
Buck 110 Engraved and passed down the line… A thoughtful woman from Michigan requested that I hand engrave a Buck 110 folder that was owned by her father as a gift for her son. She asked that I engrave the initials of the son on one side and the initials of his grandparents on the […]
Hand Engraved Kershaw Knife This Stainless Steel Kershaw knife with a blackwash finish was hand engraved as a gift from the groom to his best man. The engraving was carefully laid out to flow with the design of this quality knife and preserve the Kershaw Logo. The groom asked for an eagle to be incorporated […]
Hand Engraved Cold Steel Espada XL This was a very special engraving project done for a 12 year U.S. Army veteran who served in the 82nd Airborne Division and the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) – a Green Beret unit. He fought in Panama and Desert Shield / Storm. He asked for something patriotic including […]
Hand Engraved Spyderco Knives These two Spyderco folders were hand engraved for a local customer. The stainless steel Spyderco Endura above was engraved as a gift for his boss, while the slightly smaller stainless steel Spyderco Delica below was his own knife that his boss liked to borrow! Now they each have a pretty classy looking pocketknife.
Hand Engraved Buck 110 Anniversary Model Groomsmen Knives Groomsmen gifts don’t get much better than this. There are certainly less expensive ways to go but hand engraving the groomsmen initials and an elegant border into these classic Buck 110 Folding Knives makes groomsmen gifts that will be cherished forever.
Hand Engraved Cold Steel Espada for Homer Bailey, pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds Doesn’t get much more gratifying than to have the opportunity to hand engrave a knife for a player from your all time favorite Major League Baseball team! I grew up near Cincinnati and lived and breathed the Reds! Homer Bailey is certainly […]
Javier called me to ask if there was anyway that I might be able to help him out of a jam just a week before his wedding day! He purchased a couple of very nice Aluminum handled Code 4 folding knives for his best man and himself. Unfortunately the machine engraving he tried to […]
NRA Code 4 / Hand Engraved This One-of-a-Kind Code 4 folding knife was hand engraved for the NRA 2014 annual show! Over 1000 people signed up at the booth and once the winner was selected I engraved his initials to finish up the job! Of course his first name is Elvis!
Hand Engraved Texas Espada XL I was asked to hand engrave this Cold Steel Espada XL folding knife and give it a Texas theme. After several design ideas went into the wastebasket, I finally decided the Texas state map would fit nicely on the front side and the Texas Lone Star would work well on […]
Vintage BUCK 110 V STAG Handle Folding Pocket Knife This vintage Buck 110 was sent to me from a knife collector for custom hand engraving. I was asked to engrave his initials on one side and a nice scroll design on the other side. I chose to use a deep relief type of hand engraving […]
Hand Engraved Damascus Knife / Deep Relief Hand Engraving This Damascus steel fixed blade knife was sent to me for engraving by a young lady who wanted to give a very special gift to her boyfriend who is an avid outdoors-man and hunter. She asked me to engrave his monogram and a nice design onto […]
This Hand Engraved Cold Steel Code 4 Folder was done for Ben in Minnesota. He expressed to me that he really enjoys pictures of trees with no leaves. So, along with his name and a bit of scroll work, Ben now has a new knife to add to his collection! The handles on this knife […]
Hand Engraved Cold Steel Espada XL Knife / Deep Relief Style I was commissioned to engrave this beautiful Cold Steel Espada XL folding knife by Lynn Thompson, President of Cold Steel Knives. I decided to give this knife a “split personality” with classic scroll engraving on the top side and a more contemporary design in […]
Lord of the Rings / Hand Engraved Code 4 Engraving: The hand engraving on this knife reflects the desires of a customer who asked to have the Tree of Gondor and the Leaves of Lorien engraved into his Cold Steel Code 4 knife. He is very pleased with the result and although I was not that […]
Hand Engraved Knife / Cold Steel Code 4 Contact me for pricing and availability Available in a variety of blade configurations, the Code 4 series feature sturdy, 6061 Aluminum handles and high satin polished, razor sharp Japanese AUS8A blades. This knife is light, strong and makes a great every day carry. Engraving: The hand engraving on […]
Cold Steel TI-LITE 6″ Folding Knife / Hand Engraved Ti-Lite® tactical folders evoke the sleek speed and rebellious lines of the classic 1950’s-styled switchblade. Unlike most switchblades however, they are legal to carry nearly everywhere. They feature Japanese made AUS 8A stainless steel blades with a bead blast finish, razor sharp edges and sturdy, needle sharp […]
Buck 55 Folding Hunter / Hand Engraved Contact me for pricing and availability The Buck 55 is an heirloom sized version of the classic Buck 110 Folding Hunter. At half the size of the 110 hunter, the 55 is perfect for everyday carry use. It fits perfectly in a pocket and opens and closes securely […]
Cold Steel Code 4 Knives / Hand Engraved Contact me for pricing and availability Available in a variety of blade configurations, the Code 4 series feature sturdy, hard-anodized gun metal grey 6061 Aluminum handles, the unparalleled strength of world renowned and exclusive Tri-Ad lock and high satin polished, razor sharp Japanese AUS8A blades. Blade Length: […]
Cold Steel Code 4 Knives / Hand Engraved Pair Contact me for pricing and availability Available in a variety of blade configurations, the Code 4 series feature sturdy, hard-anodized gun metal grey 6061 Aluminum handles, the unparalleled strength of world renowned and exclusive Tri-Ad lock and high satin polished, razor sharp Japanese AUS8A blades. Blade […]
Buck Spitfire Folding Knife / Hand Engraved Contact me for pricing and availability The Buck Spitfire™ is designed for everyday carry. The wicked sharp blade can easily be opened with one hand and locks open with the lockback design. The aluminum handles offer a sleek and lightweight design. Blade Length: 3 1/4″ (8.3 cm) […]
Hand Engraved Cold Steel Code 4 Folding Knife Contact me for pricing and availability This hand engraved Cold Steel knife features sturdy, hard-anodized gun metal grey 6061 Aluminum handles, the unparalleled strength of the world renowned and exclusive Tri-Ad lock and high satin polished, razor sharp Japanese AUS8A blade. Engraving: This knife was hand engraved by […]
Buck 110 Folding Hunter Knife / Hand Engraved with YOUR Initials Contact me for pricing and availability This Buck 110 Folding Hunter is an American Original!The 110 was first made by Buck Knives in 1964, introducing Buck’s breakthrough locking folder system, and remains a mainstay in the line today. The 110 features a 3-3/4″ clip point […]
Buck 525 Gent Lockback Folding Knife / Hand Engraved Contact me for pricing and availability Knife: Buck 525 Gent is a classic styled gentleman’s slim-line lock back pocket knife. It has a 1-7/8″ drop point 420HC stainless steel blade. The Gent is 2-3/4″ long closed and weighs 1 oz. It is a slim little knife with […]