Category Archives: Engraved Knife

Engraving William Henry Koi and Waves Bolster Knife Scales

William Henry B12 Koi and Waves Knife Work-in-ProgressTutorial The images above are of the finished knife, and courtesy of the good folks at http://www.williamhenry.com. A new project – a Japanese-style Koi and Waves for the good folks at William Henry Knives. … Continue reading

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Experimental Banknote Scroll and Sculpted Centipede

I’ve been working to learn “scrolls” lately – here’s a practice for a William Henry knife. In the second image, I’m beginning to excavate for the spots where gold will be inlaid. Since this will be a hybrid between my … Continue reading

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Engraving a Serge Panchenko Gen3 Dogtag Knife “Scrolls and Fly”

Working on a special sergeknives.com Gen 3 Dog Tag with a small surprise. 2 inches long, bronze. Hopefully it will be done in time for Blade, so visit Serge’s table and see it in person! The three steps of removing … Continue reading

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Engraving a Serge Panchenko Bean Knife “Koi and Waves”

Above, Serge finished making the other parts and assembled the completed knife.  Photos courtesy of sergeknives.com. Starting another sergeknives.com collaboration on a sweet bronze Bean knife scale, this time with a Japanese-style Koi and Waves theme. There will be a few dots … Continue reading

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Engraving a Serge Panchenko Bean Knife “Dogfish”

Starting a new engraving project on one of Serge Panchenko’s sweet little Bean folding knives (sergeknives.com). This Bean knife scale is in bronze, and is a dream to cut. Just a bit under three inches long. Adding in the 24 … Continue reading

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William Henry Dragonfly Bolster Knife Scales

William Henry Dragonfly Bolster Knife Scales Work-in-Progress The images above are of the finished knife, and courtesy of the good folks at http://www.williamhenry.com.  Starting on a William Henry knife scale with dragonfly theme – this is the back end bolster. Here, … Continue reading

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“Greenman in Autumn” Pendant Dagger, Part 2

I started the engraving by cutting all the major lines. Next I’ll inlay gold wire into the Celtic beard… Inlaying gold wire, from top left clockwise – undercutting the line (blue arrows) – hammering in wire – more hammering – … Continue reading

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“Greenman in Autumn” Pendant Dagger, Part 1

   Above images courtesy of Bladegallery.com Beginning a new project – a tiny pendant dagger in my signature “Knapped Steel” style. Here it’s been cut out from 1084 carbon steel. Decreasing weight of the dagger, left to right – drilling … Continue reading

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William Henry Steampunk Viperfish – Side B, Part 2

Finished the sculpting today! Here’s a before and after of the squid-thing. Lastly will be detailing with rivets and panels, then stippling the background (ugh!) Big push on finishing the background stippling today. Here, I’ve been working around the edges … Continue reading

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William Henry Steampunk Viperfish – Side B, Part 1

Well, I’m baaaack! With the unmasking of Side B of the Steampunk Viperfish. At the top is THE PLAN, the center has the design transferred to the steel knife scale, and the bottom has had all of the major lines … Continue reading

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