- Beaumont Metal Works, Ltd. Rob Frink's site, one of the best people to deal with as far as custom machine work for knifemakers; designer and maker of the KMG-1 grinder.
- EdgePro Ben Dale's site, maker of probably the best manual sharpener available, the EdgePro. Tell him Brome sent you (yea, like he remembers me!).
- HandAmerican One of the best sources I have found for honing materials. They sell the best steels I have seen, and have directions on how to properly leather-hone and steel knives; a site "for people who really care about their cutting tools"
- Jantz Supply A great general source for all things related to knifemaking.
- Knife and Gun Finishing Supplies A great general source for knifemaking materials and supplies.
- KnifeKits.com A great source for knifemaking tools and materials. My primary source for Kydex and related sheathmaking materials. Also very high quality kits for making fixed blades and folders, as well as hard to find folder parts.
- Tru-Grit A great source for knifemaking supplies, especially grinding belts, at great prices.
- Dave Beck Maker of very solid outdoor knives. Love his simple effective style.
- Don Fogg Some beautiful work, and a lot of great words to read and think about. Also many tips on his site.
- Ed Fowler Ed's website, a maker I deeply respect.
- Ray Laconico Folding knives with beautiful simplicity.
- River City Sheaths Well made sheaths in Concealex (similar to Kydex) for a variety of tools and situations in innovative designs.
- Sharpshooter Sheath Systems Well made Kydex and leather sheaths for a variety of needs
- Siegle Knives One of my favorite makers. Solid, well made, working tools by a local maker
- Bob Engnath page A tribute to a great maker, who played a significant role in getting many a maker started with his very high quality blade blanks and detailed tips. This page reprints parts of his old catalog and the wealth of tips for beginning makers it used
- Sharpening Made Easy A site with a wealth of information about sharpening.
- The 4×6 Bandsaw FAQ This site is a FAQ about the 4"x6" metal cutting bandsaw. It also discusses improvements and solving problems with the saw.
- The 4×6 Metal Cutting Bandsaw This is a second site that talks about improving and solving problems with the standard imported 4"x6" metal cutting bandsaw.
Various Other Resources
- Equipped To Survive Doug Ritter's site is one of, if not the, most comprehensive sites devoted to being prepared for emergency and other unplanned situations.
- Online Conversions Convert just about anything: "over 5,000 units, 30,000 conversions".
- Woodworker's Forums Here are my favorite forums on woodworking, carpentry tools and remodeling