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. Allen Elishewitz is an acclaimed young custom knifemaker, whose studio is in New Braunfels, Texas. He has a degree in Criminal Justice and has lived throughout the Far East. His early interest in knives, combined with his background in the martial arts and as a Recon Marine, caused him to become a full time knifemaker in 1998. Self taught and blessed with an inquiring mind, he has designed a wide range of defense and utility knives, as well as watches, jewelry and fine art prints. He became the youngest member of the Knifemaker's Guild in 1994. He is also a member of the Italian Guild and the American Bladesmith Society. His work has been awarded numerous prizes, including Best Utility Knife, 1992 Lone Star Knife Show; Beretta Award, 1995 Guild Show; Knifemaker of the Year, 1996 Fighting Knife Magazine; and Best High Tech Knife, 2001 SICAC, Paris, France. He and his wife Valerie travel to knife shows throughout the world. Allen is the designer of the CRKT Rollock.