Mr. Howser sold his first knife in 1974. His specialties are slipjoint folders of older patterned multi-blades; lockbacks; hunters; and, fillet knives. Blade choices are ATS-34 and will use D-2 and 440V with a hand rubbed satin finish.
John Cronan Howser, 70, passed away peacefully with his three daughters at his side on November 15, 2013.
Throughout his life John excelled as a custom knifemaker, winning best in show awards for his folding knives. He was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, The National Rifle Association, American Legion and The Knifemakers Guild.