Johnson, S.R. (Steve)
"I completed my first knife, which I still have, in March of 1966. I was lucky enough to have Gil Hibben as my Boy Scout Explorer Advisor and he gave each scout the opportunity to make a knife. For me, the "project" evolved into part-time and then full-time work. Later, I had the opportunity to work with Harvey Draper, Rod Chappel, Buster Warenski, A.G. Russell, and Bob Loveless. I continue to make using knives that feature well-defined grind lines, precise fit and highly polished blades of, for the most part, 154-CM/ATS-34 type steel. I enjoy the people and places associated with knifemaking and the personal challenge of making each knife as flawless as I can make it."