California pistachio heartwood scales, hand-cut nickel pins, Santoku Utility kitchen blade. 7-1/2". Sold at the Albuquerque Uptown Grower's Market August, 2011.
Chef's knives 13-3/8" long. Top: New Mexico apple wood grips, Stainless steel pins. Bottom: California olive wood, copper pins. These were commissioned by a customer for Christmas presents, December 2011.
New Mexico Chinese (Asian) white Pear scales, hand-cut copper pins, Santoku Utility kitchen blade. 7-1/2", a Christmas gift to good friends.
New Mexico plum burl scales, Stainless steel pins, Classic Chef blade, 12-1/4". Sold on my Etsy store July 2011
New Mexico red pear scales, hand-cut Nickel pins, Savannah paring blade, 8-1/2", a Christmas gift to my daughter.
Hawaiian lychee (Litchee chinensis) scales, Stainless steel pins, Santoku carver blade, 9", sold by Etsy in August 2012.
Hawaiian lychee (Litchee chinensis) scales, Cherry wood dowel, Savannah paring blade, 8-1/2". Sold at Albuquerque's Nob Hill grower's Market, August 2012.
California pistachio wood scales, Cherry wood dowel, Savannah paring blade, 8-1/2". Sold at the Nob Hill Grower's Market, Albuquerque New Mexico
Colorado lilac wood scales, hand cut brass pins, 12" Fisherman's filet blade, sold on my Etsy Store December 2011.
Finnish high quality Thyssenkrupp Lauri Carbon Steel blade, Stainless HRC 57. Hand milled California avocado wood handle sealed with polyacrylic. Brass ferrule has Turquoise inlay filling gap to blade edges. Fossilized Walrus tooth bolster capped with Silver bezel. Length = 8", blade length = 3-1/4" x 1/2". One of a kind, extremely ergonomic. For sale by personal contact, as although the Walrus tooth was purchased legally from a Native American supplier, eBay or Etsy will not handle it.
Santoku Chef's knife. Hand milled California pistachio heartwood handle sealed with polyacrylic. Fossilized Walrus tooth and mammoth ivory bolster capped with Silver bezel. Length = 11.75", blade length = 7". Ergonomic. Sold on my Etsy store March 2012.
Chef's knife 13-3/8" long with California pistachio heartwood grips, stainless steel pins, a Christmas present for my daughter, December 2011.
Savannah parer. 7-1/2". Hand milled New Mexico grapevine wood, sealed with polyacrylic. A gift to an Estate Winery owner in Algodones, New Mexico, for letting me have some grape vine wood. December 2011.
Japanese Tanto Sensei Tanto kitchen knife with burled plum wood hanle. 11-3/8" long, Blade length = 6.5", width = 1-1/8", 3/16" thick. AUS8 stainless steel with satin blade finish. Hand milled plumwood burl handle, sealed with polyacrylic. Engravable stainless steel bolster. Sold in December of 2012 from my Etsy Store.
Commissioned rehandling of a Serrated Chef's Knife: 13" long. California pistachio wood handle, partially hidden tang, stainless steel rivets. Completed 7/2012.
Chef's knife: 13" long, 8" Cryogenically treated stainless steel blade, Montana lilac wood (Syringa vulgaris) scales, brass pins. Sold at the Downtown Grower's Market in Albuquerque, June 2013.
Finnish high quality Thyssenkrupp Lauri carbon steel blade, Stainless HRC 57. Hand-milled New Mexico grapevine wood handle, sealed with polyacrylic. Brass ferrule, silver bezel, antler and lapis lazuli bolster. Length = 8-1/4", blade length = 3-1/4" x 1/2". Sold by Etsy in 2013.
Paring knife, cryogenically treated 3" steel blade. New Mexico nectarine wood handle, brass pins. Sold at Albuquerque's Nob Hill grower's Market, August 2012.
Paring knife, cryogenically treated 3" steel blade. California pistachio wood handle, brass pins. Sold at the Dolwntown Grower's Market in Albuquerque, May 2013.
Chef's knife: 13" long, 8" Cryogenically treated stainless steel blade. California almond wood handle, Silver pins. Sold in the Downtown Grower's Market in Albuqerque, May 2013.
East Bay fillet knife, 12-1/4" long, cryogenically treated stainless steel blade. Colorado chokecherry wood grips, stainless steel pins. Birthday gift.
Russell Green River Works Danby blade, 9" long. Hand-milled Montana lilac wood scales, brass pins. Sold at the Downtown Grower's Market in Albuquerque, June 2013.
Top: 15" Champion Bread knife, Bottom left: Russell Green River Works Pacific Patch Paring blade, 7" long, Bottom right: Paring knife 6-3/4" long, all three knives feature hand-milled Corrales New Mexico plum wood handles, silver-nickel pins and cryogenically treated stainless steel blades. The paring knife was sold at the Downtown (Albuquerque) Grower's Market in October of 2012, the bread and patch knives were sold by KUNM's auction during pledge month in November of 2012.
Top: Paring knife, 6-3/4" long, Bottom: Champion Bread knife, 15" long, both knifes feature hand-milled Corrales New Mexico apricot wood handles, silver-nickel pins and cryogenically treated stainless steel blades. The Bread knife was sold at the Downtown Grower's Market in Albuquerque, May 2013. The paring knife was sold by KUNM's auction during pledge month, November 2012.
Commissioned rehandling of a Rusell Green River Works blade with a California pistachio wood handle, silver nickel pins, 2012.
Rusell Green River Works Pacific Patch paring knife, 7" long. Indonesian coffee tree (Coffea arabica L.) wood handle, Copper pins, 2012.Sold on my Etsy shop, December 2012.
Dress Kukri Sword, in the sytle of the Gurkhas, 12" inch blade length, thickness 0.185", 440A Stainless Steel. Hand milled New Mexico plum wood handle, brass blade guard, Silver nickel pins. For sale on my Etsy shop. Comes with custom made leather scabbard.
Serrated Chef's knife, 11" long, 5-1/2" cryogenically treated stainless steel blade, silver nickel pins. Hand-milled Hawaiian lychee (Litchi chinensis) wood scales. Sold in the Downtown Grower's Market in Albuquerque, May 2013.
Paring knife, 7" long, 3" cryogenically trreated stainless steel blade, copper pins. Hand-milled Hawaiian mango (Mangifera indica) wood scales. Sold at the Downtown Grower's Market in Albuquerque, May 2013.
Chef's knife: 13" long, 8" Cryogenically treated stainless steel blade, copper pins. Hand-milled New Mexico apple wood scales showing stress lines. Sold at the Albuquerque Downtown Grower's Market, July 2013.
Chef's knife: 14" long, 9-1/4 blade" Cryogenically treated stainless steel blade, silver nickelpins. Hand-milled New Mexico black plum wood scales. Sold at the Albuquerque Downtown Grower's Market, 2013.
Chef's knife: 14" long, 9-1/4 blade" Cryogenically treated stainless steel blade, silver nickelpins. Hand-milled Hawaiian lychee (Litchi chinensis) wood scales. Sold by Etsy, 2013.
Chef's knife: 13" long, blade 8". Cryogenically treated stainless steel, silver nickelpins. Hand-milled California pistachio wood scales. Sold by Etsy, 2013
Paring knife: 7" long, blade 3". Cryogenically treated stainless steel, silver nickelpins. Hand-milled New Mexico red pear wood scales, brass pins. Sold by Etsy, 11/2014.
Champion Bread knife, 15" long, with hand-milled Corrales New Mexico red pear wood handles, copper pins and cryogenically treated stainless steel blade. "Eye of Jupiter" - sold at the Downtown Grower's Market in Albuquerque, July 2013.
"Mango de Mango" Serrated Chef's knife, 11" long, 5-1/2" cryogenically treated stainless steel blade, copper pins. Hand-milled Hawaiian mango (Mangifera indica) )wood scales. Sold in the Downtown Grower's Market in Albuquerque, July 2013.
Commissioned rehandling of a chef's knife with a broken plastic handle, for a customer at the Downtown Grower's Market in Albuquerque. New grips are hand-milled New Mexico black plum wood, silver-nickel pins.

Left: Russell Green River Steel Works Danby and Camp blades, all 9", from top to bottom: Indonesian coffee; New Mexico black cherry; New Mexico red plum and Indonesian coffee wood handles. Below: paring knives (7") with cryogenically tretaed steel blades, from top to bottom: clip-point and drop-point with California almond. Drop-point with California avocado wood scales. Russell Green River Steel Works Danby blades, 9", with Florida orange (Citrus sinensis) wood handle and stainelss steel pins Bottom: 9" Danby with Jerusalem olive wood and stainless pins. All of these were sold by Etsy, or in the Albuquerqe Railyard Market 2013-2015.

Champion Bread knife, 15" long, with hand-milled Corrales New Mexico peach wood handles, silver-nickel pins and cryogenically treated stainless steel blade. sold by Etsy, 2013.
Carving fork (12") with Montana lilac wood (Syringa vulgaris) handle and stainless steel and copper pins. Sold in 2013.
Cryogenic chef's knife, (13") with Florida Camphor (Cinnamomum camphora) handle, sold in July, 2015.
Serrated bread knife, 15-1/2" long, with New Mexico nectarine (Prunus persica) wood handle, sold on my Etsy store in 2016.
13" cryogenic steel chef's knife with Jerusalem olive wood (Olea europaea) handle and copper pins. Commission.
15-1/2" serrated bread knife, New Mexico red pear (Pyrus) handle, silver nickel (German silver) pins. Sold in the Albuquerque Railyard Market, May 2015.
13" chef's knife, New Mexico Red plum burl handle, stainless steel pins. Sold on my Etsy store, December, 2014.
12" carving fork with Montana lilac wood handle, copper pins. Commissioned 12/2014.
15" serrated bread knife with Calabrian olive wood grips and copper pins. Commissioned, 12/2014.
Damascus skinner, commissioned 1/2015. California pistachio wood grips, nickel silver pins.
13" cryogenically treated chef's knife with Montana lilac wood and copper pins. Commissioned 12/2014.
Paring knives, 7-1/8" long. Above and below: New Mexico apricot wood, brass pins. Sold in the Railyard market, Albuquerque in June of 2015.
Custom sassafras wood (from Indiana) gift box for coffee wood set. Sold on my Etsy store in June of 2015.
Above and left: Set of four steak knives with Hawaiian mango wood scales in custom cigar box with mango wood edges. For sale on my Etsy store. Below: "Spanish fighter" steak knife set (4) with Italian (Calabrian) wood handles. For sale on my Etsy store.

Left: Custom gift box with Italian (Calabrian) olive wood for "Spanish fighters." For sale on my Etsy store. Below: Russell Greeen River Steel Works Danby blades, popular with chefs around the world. From top to bottom: Asian white pear, lychee, apple and burled plum; sold in the Albuqerque Railyard Market in the summer of 2015.

"Texas" carving knife (Russell Green River Steel Works) and fork set with California Pistachio wood handles. Sold at The Albuquerque Railyard Market in August of 2015.

Paring knives with cryogenically forged steel. Top: clip-point with Indonesian coffee wood, copper pins and spiny oyster shell inlay. For sale on my Etsy store. Middle: fig wood handle, brass pins and lapis inlay, Bottom: Asian white pear wood handle, copper pins. Fig and pear wood was harvested from trees in Albuquerque and these knives were sold at the at the Albuquerque railyard holiday market in 2015.

Three carving knive (15") and fork sets using Russell Green River Works steel. Top: Red pear wood handles harvested from Corrales, New Mexico, silver nickel pins. Middle: Olive wood from Calabria, Italy, copper pins, both sold at the Albuquerque railyard holiday market in 2015. Bottom: California pistachio wood and silver nickel pins. For sale on my Etsy store.
Chef knife with cryogenically forged steel, Calabrian olive wood handle and silver nickel pins. Sold at the Railhyard holiday market in Albuquerque, 2015. 13" serrated bread knife, cryogenically forged steel, California pistachio wood scales. Sold on my Etsy store, 2016.
7" paring knives made with cryogenically forged steel. the handle wood was harvested from an apricot tree near Cedaredge, Colorado that was over 60 years old when cut (note growth rings in top blade). Silver nickel pins. Sold in the 2016 Albuquerque Railyard Market.
Santoku chef knife with Indonesian coffee wood, copper pins and lapis inlay. Probably the most bizarre knife I have ever made, thanks to the condition of the wood. Purchased by a restaurant owner at the Albuquerque Railyard Holiday Market, 2015.
7" paring knife with red plum handle and silver nickel pins sold in the Albuquerque Railyard market, 2015.

Calabrian olive wood handles, copper pins. Above: serrated 10" chef's knife sold at the Albuquerque Railyard market 2016. Below: 15" bread knife with turquoise inlay sold on my Etsy store, 2016.

10" serrated chef's knife with Asian white pear grips and silver nickel pins. Sold at the Albuquerque Railyard market, 2016.
15" bread knife with burled plum handle and silver nickel pins. For sale on my Etsy store.
13" Chef knife with Colorado apricot wood handle and silver nickel pins. Sold on my Etsy store, 2017.

Cryogenically annealed paring knives. Left: Colorado lilac wood, copper pins. Sold at the Albuquerque Railyard Market, May 2017. Right: Chinese date wood (Jujube) handle, silver nickel pins, Sold on my Etsy store, May 2017.

Russell Green River Works Danby blades with silver nickel pins. Top left: Burled New Mexico red plum wood with turquoise inlay. Sold on my Etsy store, April 2017. Bottom left: Red pear wood from Corrales, NM. Top right: Colorado lilac wood. Bottom left: commissioned rehandling of chef's knife with New Mexico burled red plum wood and silver nickel pins.

Chef's knife with New Mexico burled red plum wood handle and silver nickel pins. For sale on my Etsy store.
Serrated 13" bread knives with California pistachio wood handles and silver nickel pins. Top: Commissioned, bottom: For sale on my Etsy store.
Russell Green River Works Danby blade with quince (Cydonia oblongata) wood handle and turquoise inlay; silver nickel pins. Sold at the Albuquerque railyard holiday market, December 2015.Chef knifes, cryogenically forged steel, handle made from red apple wood from Sonoma, California (above) with copper pins. Sold at the Albuquerque railyard holiday market, December 2015. Below: avocado wood handle from a tree harvested in Los Angeles, California with silver nickel pins. Sold on my Etsy store, 2016.

Serrated chef's blade with California apple wood handle and copper pins. Sold at the Albuquerque railyard holiday market, December 2015.

Steak knife set, Calilfornia pistachio wood and silver nickel pins. Sold at the Albuquerque railyard market, summer of 2015.
Make your own kitchen knives using hand-milled western fruit- and nutwoods. Order blades from Texas Knifemaker's Supply or Thompson's Scandinavian Knife Supply. Some of these knives are for sale in my store at Etsy.com
Set of six steak knives with Indonesian coffee wood handles.