Honors & Distinctions

Best Kitchen Cutlery Set This beautiful set won the Best Kitchen Cutlery Set at the Professional Knifemakers Association 2013 Denver Custom Knife Show. Kumagoro Sujihiki with 10½” blade, 15½” overall length, and matching 12” Foku – CPM S30V stain resistant steel, heat treated and cryogenically treated to Rc 60, handles of stabilized African blackwood and Hawaiian curly koa wood with nickel silver and Micarta® spacers, custom curly maple and cedar presentation box.

 

 

 

This knife won “Best Cutlery Knife – Kitchen or Table” at the 2013 Arizona Knife Collectors Association knife show. 7″ santoku blade of 1095 high carbon steel. The handle is stabilized dyed maple burl and stabilized curly maple.

 

 

 

 

“Best Cutlery Knife – Kitchen or Table” at the Arizona Knife Collectors Association 2012 Knife Show.  9 1/2″ blade of Thomas Damascus “Diamondback” pattern, Afzelia Ley handle with mosaic pins.

 

 

 

 

“Best Tactical Knife” at the Southern California Blades Knife EXPO 2011.  It has a 6 3/4″ double-edged blade of CPM S30V with a hand-rubbed satin finish, tapered tang and handle scales of presentation grade desert ironwood burl.

 

 

 

 

“Best Tactical Knife” at the Southern California Blades Knife EXPO 2011.  It has a 6 3/4″ double-edged blade of CPM S30V with a hand-rubbed satin finish, tapered tang and handle scales of presentation grade desert ironwood burl.

 

 

 

 

“Best Fillet Knife” at the Professional Knifemakers Association 2011 Denver Custom Knife Show.  Six inch blade of 440C, dovetailed 416 bolsters, stabilized dyed redwood burl handle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Best Bowie/Camp knife” a the Professional Knifemakers Association 2010 Denver Custom Knife Show.  It has an 8 14″ file-worked blade of ATS-34 steel, nickel silver guard and desert ironwood burl handle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Best Utility/Hunting Knife” at the Professional Knifemakers Association 2009 Denver Custom Knife Show. CPM S30V, tapered tang, dovetailed 416 bolsters and interior mammoth ivory scales.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Bowie Knife

Arizona Knife Collectors Association 2008

 

 

 

 

Best Kitchen Cutlery Set

Professional Knifemakers Association 2008

 

 

 

 

Best Utility/Hunting Knife

Southern California Blades Knife Expo 2008

 

 

 

Best Utility/Hunting Knife

Arizona Knife Collectors Association 2007

 

 

 

Best Kitchen Cutlery Set

Professional Knifemakers Association 2007

 

 

 

Best Bowie Knife

Southern California Blades Knife Expo 2007

 

 

 

 

Best Utility/Hunting Knife

Arizona Knife Collectors Association 2005

 

 

 

Best Utility/Hunting Knife

Arizona Knife Collectors Association 2005

 

 

 

Best Kitchen Cutlery Set

Professional Knifemakers Association 2004

 

 

 

Best Special Knife

Southern California Blades Expo 2004

 

 

 

Best Fixed Blade Knife

Southern California Blades Expo 2003

 

 

 

Best Fighting Knife

Arizona Knife Collectors Association 2002

 

 

 

Best Kitchen Cutlery Set

Professional Knifemakers Association 2002

 

 

 

 

Annual Club Knife

Arizona Knife Collectors Association 2002

 

 

 

 

Best Fighting Knife

Arizona Knife Collectors Association 2001

 

 

 

Best Utility/Hunting Knife

Southern California Blades Expo 2001

 

 

 

Best Fighting/Bowie Knife

Southern California Blades Expo 2001

 

 

Best Fighting/Bowie Knife

Southern California Blades Expo 2001

 

 

Best Utility/Hunting Knife

Arizona Knife Collectors Association 1999