Sniper Bladeworks is a collaboration between Lance Abernathy and Jody Muller. Having made his first knife as an early teenager, Jody has over twenty years experience in the knife business and has been a full time maker for five years. Prior to going full time Jody worked for over a decade as a jeweler, engraver and watch maker. He married his wife Ginger in 1993 who attends all the shows and helps work the table. Jody's knives have regularly appeared in the trade magazines and numerous other publications. His edged creations have won many awards at shows through out the US.Lance has had an interest in knives from the time he was a child when he met and became friends with Al Mar of Al Mar Knives. Lance started designing knives in the early 1990s and teamed with Jody in 2006 to create high end tactical folders. Lance was a full time Law Enforcement Officer for approx. 13 years. He worked road patrol, the detective unit and spent nearly 2 years on a DEA task force. Lance served on the SWAT Team for over 11 years as entry, sniper and team leader. This experience is regularly used in his designs.Lance's designs combined with Jody's craftsmanship won the Chicago Custom Knife Show's "Best Tactical Folder" award in 2006. Their collaborations have twice appeared in Tactical Knives magazine and the Blade Annual Knife Book.