I believe a sharp edge is one of the most significant technological advancements of humans. A cutting instrument, the knife, is an essential part of our our daily lives, and has been for a considerable time. I am attracted to the combination of functionality and creativity a knife embodies.
But all tools, all things really, wear is time goes on. They need care and maintenance. I derive great satisfaction from bringing this basic, but so important, tool back to functionality.
With almost 30 yrs of specialized experience in this trade, I will consult with you about your project and make recommendations on the best route to take to help you get your knife back in working order again.
I have repaired and restored a vast range of types of knives including fixed blade knives, pocket knives, kitchen knives, machetes and many other edged tools.
This has included knives manufactured by Schrade, Ka-bar, Case, Buck, Gerber, Shun, Victorinox/Swiss Army, Western, Camillus, Ontario, Spyderco, and Benchmade to name a few, as well as custom and handmade knives by Randall, Moran, Ralph Bone, and many others.
I have also offered preservation services for many antique, heirloom and one of a kind knives.
See the pages on this site for many more details and examples.
I look forward to having the opportunity to help you with your project.
I operate part-time at my shop near the cities of Albany and Corvallis, OR.
Due to other obligations, I have limited availability, so I take projects on a case-by-case basis, but if I can’t take on your project, I will refer you to someone who can.
I have also included on this site some information about various aspects of knifemaking. I enjoy helping those interested in learning.
Please contact me with any questions, suggestions, or inquiries about any of the information presented here.
Thanks for visiting!