Knife Life Blog

  • New Education Collection!

    Can I be transparent for a sec? There's only so many knives I can physically make in a month. Crafting a one-of-a-kind piece takes time, and when I...
  • Why Do Custom Knives Cost So Much? - Part 2

    Let's take a look at the price breakdown of a handmade J. M. Stevens knife.  The knife we're going to analyze in this post is our El Caballero dam...
  • Why Do Custom Knives Cost So Much? - Part 1

    Pricing is an area that I (and many makers) get a lot of questions about. In the land of next day shipping and bottom dollar prices, few people understand the craft and sheer amount of work that flows behind the scenes in a maker's shop.