Sunday, September 29, 2013

A set of custom Belt Knives with forged guards

This weeks post is a set of custom belt knives.  Both of these knives
were custom ordered and have beautiful tiger maple handles
with steel pins.

The guards were forged from steel and hand fit to the beefed up
3/16" tang.

The blades are about 8 inches in length, with pattern aging.

The sheaths were both antiqued and hand stitched with a
loop for the belt.

Thank  you
ML Knives

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Early style Belt Knife with Aged bone.

This weeks post is a custom order belt or long knife
with a blade that is over 9 inches long.

The spine is 3/16" thick and the handle is aged bone
with steel pins.

The sheath was hand stitched and made to wear high
on the belt and cross drawn.

Knives similar to this not to long ago in American history
were worn on many belt, or tucked behind a sash
and i am sure swung through a sheath on many a saddle

A piece like this can be used hard in the woods or 
around camp but still provide a fine cutting tool 
in the kitchen.

Last trip into the foothills of the woods, I took some decent
photos.  Some were of a hawk.  Hope you enjoy them.

Thank you
ML Knives

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Kephart Fisher custom and tooled Eagle Sheath

The Custom order Kephart fisher below was completed recently
with a very nice antiqued Osage handle. 

A lanyard hole was added to the rear of the handle, and the 
hand stitched sheath was set up to wear high on the belt.

Also, some recent leather tooling and carved eagle custom sheath detail pic below.

Thank you
ML Knives

Sunday, September 8, 2013

A customized Short Survivalist

This weeks post I have a custom order short survivalist.

This survivalist has been special ordered with mammoth
ivory scales and mosaic pins.

The leather at the rear lanyard hole was hand braided.

Sheath is my multi carry high ride/neck carry set up
in dark brown that has been hand stitched.

File worked thumb stops have also been worked
into the spine of the knife.

Thank you all for everything.

ML Knives

Sunday, September 1, 2013

A Kephart Knife set. A Short and a mini.

Below is a custom order set of kephart knives.

These are both the short and mini version's.
Left hand knife is the short and right the mini.

Both of these knives have black walnut handles.

The short is set up with a hand stitched belt sheath
and the mini set up with a hand stitched Neck Sheath.

The leather through the rear of the short kephart has
been hand braided.

Thank you
ML Knives