These are photos of my modest knife shop, and some photos of knives in progress.
Drilling holes for handle pins.
Putting the hand rubbed finish on a blade.
Red hot blade ready for the oil quench.
Home made fixture to hold a blade with clamps perfectly level.
Assembling a handle with nickel silver pins and g-flex marine epoxy.
Shaping a blade on a KMG 2x72 inch grinder.
A couple of nickel silver guards soldered to the blades and ready for shaping.
Stitching up a sheath.
Sheath parts cut out and stamped.
Rough shaping a micarta handle with a dremel tool.
Milling out the slot in a guard with a carbide end mill.
Interior view of a mortise tang knife handle. each half is routed out to accept the tang.
New drill press stand i built with plexiglass side guards to keep the chips contained.