Category Archives: Engraved Knife

Tom included in The World of Art Knives, Vol III by Dr David Darom

Those who’ve been around the knife world for very long will recognize the many art knife books by Dr David Darom. I have a number of them myself, and have found lots of inspiration in them. Imagine my pleasant surprise … Continue reading

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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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