Knife Gallery

Examples of knives I have made

Here are photos of some knives I have made which now have new homes.  By browsing through this section you can see examples of my past work.  

If you see a knife you like and want to have a similar one made, please email me at tiogaknifeworks@gmail.com and reference the knife number to get a quote.

19-6-3   4" clip point  

Hand forged 1084 carbon steel with a purpleheart and walnut handle

23-11-1   2 1/2" bird's beak paring knife  

15N20 alloy steel blade with a Birdseye maple handle

23-8-1   Custom 7" Chef's knife   

15N20 alloy steel blade with a curly walnut, curly maple, and purpleheart handle

23-2-1  4 1/2" drop point  

80CrV2 alloy steel blade with a curly walnut handle and a brass finger guard

19-8-8    3 1/4" skinner    

Hand forged 5160 spring steel blade with a red birch handle

 21-7-2   4 1/2" clip point  

Hand forged 1075 blade with a  hamon line, and a bocote handle with a nickel silver finger guard

23-1-1  4 3/4" Scagel style    

Hand forged 80CrV2 alloy steel blade with a curly cherry, leather, and whitetail deer antler handle and a brass finger guard

17-1-4  4 3/4" clip point

1095 carbon steel blade with an elk antler handle and a brass finger guard and pommel

21-3-1  3 7/8" drop point  

O1 tool steel blade with a spalted maple handle

22-3-1  6" chef's knife  

15N20 alloy steel blade with a mahogany handle

21-5-1    4 3/4" hamon hunter  

Hand forged 1075 carbon steel blade with a  hamon line, and a curly ash and ash burl handle with a nickel silver finger guard and pommel

22-10-2    4" drop point    

80CrV2 alloy steel with a spalted black birch handle

20-5-6     6" fillet knife  

15N20 alloy steel blade with a birch handle

20-6-1    4 1/2" san mai  drop point

Hand forged 15N20 alloy steel clad 1084 carbon steel core san mai blade with a curly maple handle

22-12-3  4 1/2" drop point   

Custom built with a 1084 carbon steel blade and a walnut handle shaped like a handsaw handle

22-12-1 and 22-12-2  

This pair of custom 4 1/4" drop point hunters were made with O1 tool steel blades.  The handles are  hickory, and are made from a broken axe handle provided by the customer.

19-9-3    3 1/2" clip point  

Hand forged 5160 spring steel blade with a spalted maple handle, and a brass finger guard and pommel

19-7-5    4 3/4" drop point

Blade hand forged from 5160 spring steel with a purpleheart and mahogany handle

20-5-3    3 1/2" Wharncliffe  

O1 tool steel blade with a rosewood handle

21-7-1   5" clip point   

Hand forged 1075 blade with a hamon line and a spalted maple handle

22-5-1  8" Chef's knife  15N20 alloy steel blade with a walnut handle

21-5-2   5" Scagel style  

Hand forged 1075 blade with a hamon line and a stacked leather and whitetail deer antler handle, with a brass finger guard  

19-11-2   4 1/4" drop point  

1084 carbon steel handle with a padauk handle

19-6-4    6" clip point   

Hand forged 1084 carbon steel blade with a walnut handle and a nickel silver finger guard

19-3-6   5" clip point  

1084 carbon steel blade with a curly cherry handle and brass bolster

21-8-4    4" Go Mai clip point  

Go mai blade hand forged from 3 layers of 1084 carbon steel and 2 layers of 15N20  alloy steel with a spalted hop hornbeam handle and a nickel silver finger guard and butt cap

20-11-2   5" Nessmuk

1084 carbon steel blade with a locust handle

20-11-1   5" Nessmuk

1084 carbon steel blade with a walnut handle

19-8-11   5" clip point  

Hand forged 5160 spring steel blade with a USA red, white, and blue handle made from curly maple and elk antler with a brass finger guard and pommel

19-8-2  4-1/2" drop point  

Blade hand forged from 5160 spring steel with a rosewood handle and nickle silver bolster

20-5-4  3-3/4" drop point

O1 tool steel blade with a padauk handle and a brass finger guard

21-7-3  4" go mai drop point  

Blade hand forged from 5 layers of forge welded 1084 and 15N20 with a walnut handle and a brass finger guard and pommel

21-5-3   4 3/4" clip point hamon hunter  

Hand forged 1075 carbon steel blade with a hamon line and a Kentucky Coffeewood handle with a brass finger guard

20-7-2  4" drop point  

Hand forged 5160 spring steel blade with a walnut handle and brass finger guard

19-2-3   5 1/2" clip point  

1084 carbon steel blade with a hickory handle and brass finger guard

21-3-3   3 5/8" drop point

O1 tool steel with a red marblewood handle

21-12-7  6" chef's knife  

15N20 alloy steel blade with a mahogany handle

21-12-3    5" kitchen utility knife  

21-12-4  3 1/2" paring knife  

21-12-5   8" chef's knife    

15N20 alloy steel blades with curly maple and walnut handles

22-1-1   6" ulu  

15N20 alloy steel blade with a spalted curly maple handle

22-1-2  6" ulu

15N20 alloy steel with a birdseye maple handle

21-11-3    3 1/2" Wharncliffe

O1 tool steel blade with a Kentucky Coffee wood handle

21-11-2    3 1/2" Wharncliffe

O1 tool steel blade with a spalted beech handle

21-11-1    3 1/2" Wharncliffe

O1 tool steel blade with a spalted beech handle

20-9-1    5 1/4" Scagel style clip point

hand forged 1084 carbon steel blade with a stacked leather and whitetail deer antler handle with a brass finger guard

20-5-1     3 3/4" paring knife

hand forged 1084 carbon steel with a cherry handle

21-9-1   5" kitchen utility knife

21-9-2   3 1/2" paring knife

15N20 alloy steel blades with purpleheart handles

20-5-2   4" drop point hunter

hand forged san mai blade using 1084 and 15N20 with a curly ash handle

19-7-1   5 1/2" slicing knife

19-7-2    meat fork

hand forged 15N20 alloy steel blades with walnut handles

18-6-2   6" chef's knife

15N20 alloy steel blade with a cherry handle

20-5-9    5" kitchen utility knife  

15N20 alloy steel blade with a spalted curly maple handle

18-12-1    7" santoku  

15N20 alloy steel blade with a lacewood handle

20-1-3   4 1/2" drop point hunter

52100 alloy steel blade with a curly maple handle

20-7-4   3 1/4" Patch knife

Hand forged 5160 spring steel blade with a walnut handle

21-8-1    4 1/2" fillet knife

15N20 alloy steel blade with a burl wood handle

18-12-5   3 1/2" paring knife

18-12-6  6" chef's knife

15N20 blades with teak handles

21-4-1    4 1/2" fillet knife

15N20 alloy steel blade with a burl wood handle

20-9-2  4 3/4" Scagel style clip point hunter  

Hand forged 1084 carbon steel blade with a stacked leather washer and whitetail deer antler handle

19-10-7  4 1/2" drop point hunter  

52100 alloy steel blade with a walnut handle


19-8-7    8" Bowie style knife

Hand forged 1084 carbon steel blade with an elk antler handle, and a brass finger guard and pommel

19-7-3  4 1/2" clip point knife

Hand forged from 5160 spring steel with a walnut handle and a brass finger guard

19-6-5  3 3/4" straight back knife

Hand forged from 5160 spring steel with a zebra wood handle

20-7-3   3 1/2" drop point hunter

26 layer random pattern Damascus blade forged from a hand forged billet of 1084 and 15N20 steels, with a spalted maple handle

19-8-5  4" drop point hunter

1084 carbon steel blade with a curly maple handle

19-10-6  4 1/2" drop point hunter

52100 carbon steel blade with a red marblewood handle

19-10-2   3 1/2" skinner

1084 carbon steel blade with a spalted maple handle

18-2-2  6" fillet knife  

15N20 alloy steel blade with a maple/walnut handle

19-6-2  4 1/4" drop point hunter

1084 carbon steel blade with filework and a curly maple handle

20-1-2  4 1/2" drop point hunter

52100 alloy steel blade with an African blackwood handle

20-1-1  4 1/2" drop point hunter

52100 alloy steel blade with an African blackwood handle

19-11-1    4 1/4" drop point hunter

A 1084 carbon steel blade and a burl wood handle with etched initials on the blade and matching initials on the custom sheath.

19-10-3    4 1/4" drop point hunter

A 1084 carbon steel blade and a burl wood handle with etched initials on the blade and matching initials on the custom sheath.

19-8-10   Japanese style tanto

A 9 3/4" blade hand forged from 1075 carbon steel, differentially hardened during heat treat and hand polished to show the hamon line, with a curly maple handle and scabbard


20-4-1  3 3/4" drop point hunter

blade hand forged san mai construction with 15N20 alloy steel forge welded to a 1084 carbon steel core, with a spalted curly maple handle 

19-6-1     4 1/4" drop point hunter   

1084 carbon steel with a maple and walnut handle

18-2-13     6" fillet knife

15N20 alloy steel with a cherry handle

18-2-9     3 1/2" paring knife

repurposed sawmill bandsaw blade with a walnut handle

19-6-10     4" drop point hunter

1084 carbon steel blade with a curly maple handle

18-12-7     8" French knife

1084 carbon steel with a Macassar Ebony handle

17-2-2    5 1/2" swept point hunter

O1 tool steel with an ash burl handle 

17-12-1   3 3/4" fillet knife

repurposed sawmill bandsaw blade with a maple handle

18-2-6     6" fillet knife

15N20 alloy steel with a maple/walnut handle

19-3-5  5" drop point hunter

1084 carbon steel and a curly ash handle with a brass finger guard and solid brass pommel

19-8-9    3 1/2" hunting  knife

O1 tool steel blade with an African blackwood handle and brass finger guard

19-3-1     5" kitchen utility knife

15N20 alloy steel blade with a quilted maple handle

19-3-3     5" kitchen utility knife

15N20 alloy steel blade with a curly maple handle

19-3-4     5" kitchen utility knife

15N20 alloy steel blade with an ash burl handle

18-6-1     6" chef's knife

15N20 blade with a walnut handle

17-12-2    4 1/2" fillet knife 

Blade made from a repurposed sawmill bandsaw blade with a maple handle

18-12-2  4" drop point hunter

1084 carbon steel blade with a padauk handle

19-2-2  4" drop point hunter

1084 carbon steel blade with a spalted curly maple handle

18-12-4  4" drop point hunter

1084 carbon steel blade with a mustard patina finish and a tiger maple handle

18-8-4  3 1/2" patch knife

Blade hand forged from 5160 spring steel with an apple wood handle

19-1-1  8" chef's knife

15N20 alloy steel blade with a red birch handle

18-6-3  3 1/2" Wharncliffe

O1 tool steel blade with a tiger maple handle

17-2-5  6" fillet knife

 O1 tool steel blade with an ash burl handle

18-2-11  4" hunter

1084 carbon steel blade with a walnut handle and brass bolster

18-2-10  5" camp knife

1084 carbon steel blade with an oak handle

17-2-1  5 1/2" swept point hunter

O1 tool steel blade with a walnut handle and brass finger guard

17-2-6  4" fillet knife

O1 tool steel blade with a maple/walnut handle and a brass bolster

17-1-2  8" French knife

1095 carbon steel blade with a walnut handle

18-5-2  4" drop point hunter

Hand forged 1084 carbon steel blade with a tiger maple handle

18-2-8  4" drop point hunter

1084 carbon steel blade with a cherry handle

18-2-7  4" drop point hunter

1084 carbon steel blade with a walnut handle

18-2-1  3 1/2" paring knife

15N20 alloy steel blade with a cherry handle

17-11-2  4" drop point hunter

O1 tool steel blade with an ash burl handle  and brass finger guard

17-10-1  8" Bowie knife

1084 carbon steel blade with a walnut handle and a brass finger guard

17-7-4  4" drop point hunter

1095 carbon steel blade with an ash burl handle

17-7-1 6" chef's knife

O1 tool steel blade with a cherry handle

17-2-3  4" drop point hunter

O1 tool steel blade with a cherry handle