Sunday, November 4, 2012

Vintage looking trail knife with aged Bone Handle..Leather work

First I want to Send my thoughts and prayers to all that were effected
by Hurricane Sandy.  I also want to thank all of you who sent me
emails and called with concerns and best wishes for me and my family
it is greatly appreciated.  We are all fine. The worse we had here upstate
in my area was high winds that knocked over a couple face cord
of wood.  Other than that we are fine.  Thank you again.

This week I wanted to post this beautiful custom order knife.
A design like this can handle many tasks and has a vintage
look and feel to it.

The blade is about 5 inches long with pattern and patina aging.
The handle is aged bone with plenty of character and has 3
larger sized brass pine.  The spine was beefed up at 3/16"
thick and has been hand file worked.

Sheath was antiqued and hand stitched and the custom ferro rod
was made from a piece of elk antler that was also aged.

If you have been following my work for some time you know I also hand stitch all of
my sheath's and all the tooling and line work is done by hand as well.

I will soon be adding a new page to the site with other leather items I make
as well.  I will post the info here when that is added.

Thank you
ML Knives


  1. I have a great appreciation for handmade art, and bear in mind that what you do is art. That it has utility and beauty at once is why I'm a fan of your work sir.

  2. Thank you very much Ty. greatly appreciated. Matt

  3. Dear Matt,

    I just received my knife and I'm totally blown away by its beauty and craftsmanship. You have surpassed all of my expectations and its easy to see that you are a true artisan.

    To say that I love my new knife is an understatement and I have no doubt that this will become a valued family heirloom for generations. In the meantime, unit I pass it on hopefully many years from now, I now that it will serve me faithfully.

    I also want to take a moment to thank you for your excellent customer service and responsiveness. I never sent you an email or question that you did not personally respond to right away and I very much appreciate that. Placing a custom order online today can be a worrisome proposition these days. There are many out there ready to pounce on the trusting consumer. I must say that the level of professionalism that you displayed at all times throughout our transaction and communications was superior.

    Thank you, once again, and I look forward to ordering another knife from you soon and I will certainly recommend your services to all of my friends.

    Charlie Naranjo
    The proud owner of the MLKnives original displayed above...

  4. Hello Charlie:

    I thank you very much for the very kind words and appreciation
    for my work and service. It is greatly appreciated. Enjoy the knife for many years and pass it on to the next generation.
    Once again Thank you very much
    and all the best to you.