News

Custom Knifemaker Pricing

Over the last few weeks I have had several people comment on prices for custom knives. Knives from us, and from other makers. So I wanted to address the issue. Over the years I have had many people say stuff like "your knives are like this other makers but he overcharges for his!". I think the case is more often that we UNDERcharge for ours, not that the other maker charges too much. There are many factors that go into deciding the price. Materials cost, time, taxes, shipping, lifestyle, if you are a full-time or part-time maker, etc. So I'll...

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New batch of knives listed in our store, and news update.

First off my apologies for not keeping up on the blog. I start stuff like this with the best intentions then I get distracted. The big news of the moment is that we lost our apprentice. He decided to move onto other fields, and I don't blame him. Knifemaking is hot(really hot in the tropics at ocean level), hard work thats not known for its monetary compensation. Its more something you do as a passion. What this means for the business is: delays. I have a hundred or two knives in various stages on completion I am finishing to put...

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Easter Break

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New knives listed / shipping delay

NEWS UPDATE 3-28-15 The new knives listed in the store are still with me here in Cebu and will not be ready to ship until around April 14th. We are running a sale on the items due to the inconvenience. Also we will be out of town 3-28 through 3-30 for a quick trip and we will be out of touch ´╗┐We just listed a batch of new knives in our store. Mostly tantos, some with carbidizing, some with etching. Also several large forged choppers, a few karambits, and a few hamon lined tantos.

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OTB (On The Bench)

Currently OTB (On The Bench)

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