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The following items are now available for immediate sale. They are, however, subject to prior sale so please contact us directly if you would like to acquire a piece. I can be reached at the following e-mail address at:

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If you would like, additional photos are available upon request, of any piece listed below, if you wish close ups or any other section or overall pictures, please by all means ask. I will try my best to get as many photos as you'd like. Just let me know. I have a new camera, a Sony H20 that takes excellent pictures that I can easily e-mail.

PLEASE feel free to contact me for better photos if you are interested. I can be reached via telephone at 702-566-8551 afternoons are best.

The following pieces are all hand forged and hand crafted from only the finest materials and we are constantly looking for new and interesting materials to use. Inventory will change on a regular basis as pieces are sold and new ones are finished, so please check back.

Methods of payment we accept are "Bank Cheques/drafts", Cashier's Cheques, Money Orders, VISA/Mastercard and Pay-Pal. Please contact us for payment procedures. I try to be as easy as possible on this..

We are also interested in possible trades for pre-WWII Smith and Wesson and Colt revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, Walther, Mauser and Luger pistols as well as legally registered select fire weapons will also be considered. Other collector firearms may also be considered in trade, as we are FFL holders and have been for over 35 years

We ship via FedEx Ground as our standard method, so a street address (no P.O. Boxes) is required where someone will be present to sign for the package. International orders are shipped via USPS and all customs fees  and import duties are the purchaser's responsibility.

It is also the purchaser's responsibility to follow all laws pertaining to the purchase, use and possession of any of our products. These items are not intended for sale where prohibited by law.

A word on the Japanese style blades.. I am pretty much done with the research for my 4th book, the working title: "The Hand Crafted Blade: Tools and Techniques for Craftsmen". Once I finish up the few pieces I have left I will no longer be making any Japanese inspired blades. So if you see one you like, you best get it. There will be 125 pieces total. This is not many at all when you consider I have made thousands of blades over the years. Once these are done, they are done.. No more will be made...

The Japanese blades will be marked "Hage Bokatsu", along with my chop on one side on the tang and then signed with my signature on the other.

We have also added two new sections, the "Weird and Wonderful", these are items that usually do not fit into what I usually make, and my "What the Hell was I Thinking" section where all the other even weirder stuff will be... so be sure to take a look. 

So with all this now done....

The items that are currently available are:



Item. No 01 is a very WICKED Pattern Welded  "Bowie" pattern knife  done in my "Solar Storm" pattern in 1095 and L-6 steels...The 12" long and 1 3/4" wide blade show great patterning. These is one  1/2 blade length fuller on each side of the blade... this is an IMPRESSIVE knife.. The fittings are a mix of German silver and coin  silver that I alloy in house and pour into the stock sizes I need...

As you can see the patterning is breathtaking and mesmerizing .. you can easily "get lost" in its beauty and symmetry . The contrast is dramatic...

The grip is my blackened "Bovine Ivory" set with matching silver studs... Elegant yet deadly... I made a "skull crusher" pommel for when it really gets "up close and personal"... This is a very diabolical yet in some ways..angelic knife done in a style from yesteryear...

Overall this knife is very simple, yet elegant..and it shows great "character"... This blade would be very "at home" on a riverboat in the 1850's or in San Fransisco in the 1880's, this blade would be well in style on the belt of a well heeled gentleman..or maybe an outlaw or a lawman... Very 19th Century in style.

With an overall length of 18" has a black leather sheath and ready to go!! An elegant knife from a time past..

Priced at $1025.00

 Jim Needs a Studio sale price: $900.00 or best offer




Item No. 2 is a very NICE pattern welded Rifleman's Knife. the 13 1/2" long blade is in my "Solar Storm" pattern welded from 1095 and L-6 steels. The blade has a false edge on the blade's clip with a single fuller on each side.

The pattern is simply mind blowing, with dramatic contrast..

The grip is a single piece of my "fossil Bovine Ivory" set with bronze studs. The guard, bolster and pommel plate are all phosphor bronze

This is a classic style and very elegant and it makes a very bold "visual statement".  Overall length is 20". Black sheath.

Priced at $1025.00

Jim Needs a Studio price $900.00 or best offer.



Item No 3 is a GORGEOUS little Sgain Dubh in 1096, L-6 and meteorite. The single edged blade is in a "Ladder" pattern and is 4 7/8" x 1 1/4".

This is a handy size of knife that is simply gorgeous. The pattern is easily seen.

Very striking with file worked phosphor bronze bolster and pommel plate. A very stout and rugged knife that feels wonderful in the hand. OAL is 89 5/8". Black sheath.

Priced at $425.00

 Jim Needs a Studio Sale price: $375.00 or best offer


Item No 4 is a simply drop dead gorgeous Sgain Duh with a 5 1/4" long 1 1/4" wide single edged blade welded from 1095, L-6 and meteorite .

The blade shows great patterning and contrast. The Rengas Tigerwood is one of the rarest woods available and it is simple GORGEOUS.

The phosphor bronze bolster and pommel plates are both fileworked. This Sgain Dubh has a great feel to it...very solid in the hand.  OAL is 9". Black leather sheath.

Priced at $425.00

Jim Needs a Studio sale price: $375.00 or best offer