Sunday, July 20, 2014

New Website Update and Information

All  new Blog updates will be posted to the new blog
I think this will be better and easier for everyone if the posts are on the website.

I will keep this blog running for an archive so it will be available for anyone to see
and look at any of the information and knives.

Thank you

ML Knives

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Woods and bush Knife Scandi

Posted below is a recently completed custom ordered
Woods and bush knife.

This bush knife has a scandi grind with a pattern aged blade and
beautiful hard grained ironwood handle.

The spine on this knife has been hand file worked.

The sheath is one of my hand stitched antiqued belt sheaths.

Thank you 
ML Knives

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Mini kephart set up for a neck knife carry

Recently completed custom work is this mini kephart with a
tiger maple handle and brass pins/lanyard.

The spine also has hand  file worked thumb stops.

This knife was set up to wear as a neck carry knife with a
custom hand stitched leather neck sheath.

The leather piece for the neck was hand cut and hand oiled, this was
also left untied/knotted to be measured off by the owner.

Thank you for reading.

ML Knives

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Belt knife with a Vintage age and tooled leather (an early look)

Below is a custom order knife. I just found photos of this as pics were
taken when snow was still on the ground.

This is one of my vintage aged frontier style belt knives from an
original design

The blade is both pattern and patina aged finish about 5 plus inches long.

The spine has been file worked and the handle is aged black walnut.

All the pins are brass.

The sheath was hand stitched and a custom matching ferro rod was

A quick look at a close up of some tooled leather that will be available soon.

Thank you
ML Knives

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Fishing with my country bag, carry knife and a stag kephart custom

I had a chance to get out and do a little fishing recently
and I wanted to show you what I carry most times.

My country bag  that has a fishing kit inside, an ultra light
rod a reel and my carry knife.

This carry knife has been with me for awhile and now I am
currently carrying this with a single piece of leather and cord

I will post more about this in a different blog post as well as
give you more details and info on how you can use this set up.

This sheath set up will be offered on my website as well in the

The kephart below is a custom order with a beautiful stag handle. Sheath has been hand stitched.

Thank you
ML Knives

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Hard using bush knife with a straight back spine

Just completed for a customer is this straight back style knife
with a beefed up 3/16" spine.

This knife was part of a set, larger and smaller knife
but at the time of this post I only have access to the larger
knife pic.

Knife info:

The blade is about 5 inches long with a patina aged finish.
Handle is aged black walnut with brass pins and lanyard hole.

Sheath was hand stitched and antiqued and has a loop for a
ferro rod.

Thank you for reading.

ML Knives