I began making knives in 1986, beginning with the stock removal method, and started forging my blades in 1988. It wasn't long before I started forging Damascus in 1989.I primarily make sole-authorship knives, including hunters, Bowies, and folders. I especially like making folders using Damascus and Mokume, which I also make. For the appropriate knife, I'll use ATS-34. I use only high quality handle materials such as bone, pearl, and ivory.Perhaps the knives I enjoy making most are multi-blade folders, which I make in time-proven patterns including "Trapper", "Stockman", and "Sowbelly". I also make liner-lock and lock-back style folders."