Coffin Handle Bowie Knife

Over the weekend I made a pretty nifty coffin handle Bowie knife.  This is the first knife I’ve made with a coffin handle.  I have some fairly well developed opinions on what makes for a good ergonomic knife handle.  Knife News did an interview with me a while back about the topic.  As a result, Read More …

Fairbairn Sykes Agent Dagger

I was recently asked by a gentleman to make a Fairbairn Sykes Agent Dagger. Being familiar with the Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife, I had no idea what an Agent Dagger was.  As a result I had to do quite a bit of research. Fairbairn Sykes Agent Dagger I found the sketch of the Fighting Knife Read More …

Knife News Article

I know it has been a while since I’ve updated the website.  I have been working steadily, but I haven’t had anything for sale in a bit because everything I’ve made is spoken for.  In other news, I recently had a Knife News article published.  The article deals with a few of my thoughts on Read More …

Knife Number 25 Done

I’ve finished another knife.  This knife I made for my friend Brian Griffin.  If you don’t know him, he is a knife designer, writer and photographer.  You’ve probably seen his work in various magazines if you read about knives. He asked me to make him one after handling my personal knife, which is shown at Read More …

Three Imps for Sale

Have I ever mentioned how much I dislike making the same knife over and over again?  Well, I bit the bullet and made 5 Imps.  The demand for these has been crazy. Check Out the Five Imps There you have it – five Imps.  Knives number 20 to 24 made in Michigan.  These are some Read More …

Knife Number Nineteen

Michigan Made knife number nineteen by Ver Steeg Blades is done. This one was a custom knife made for a helicopter based wilderness firefighter. Knife Number Nineteen The man who commissioned this knife wanted something that could be sharpened in the field without a lot of trouble and so wanted a steel along the lines Read More …

A Grendel Variant

Knife number 18 from the Michigan Ver Steeg Blades shop is a Grendel Variant.  The original Grendel knives were made in Iowa and were forged, custom knives.  The idea was that the Grendel would be a beefier version of the Imp but would still be comfortable carried in the front pocket.   A Grendel Variant Read More …

Camel Bone Handle

I finally broke down and made a Michigan knife for myself.  Knives that I make for myself, as prototypes or for close friends have 00 marked on the blade instead of a usual series number.  I made this knife with a stabilized camel bone handle. Knife Features This knife was made with 1/8″ thick CPMS Read More …