Shows that I regularly attend; (Check local listings for others):

  • February: Southeastern Wildlife Exposition, Charleston, SC

Awards:

  • August 2003: Best Kitchen Cutlery Set, PKA Custom Knife Show, Denver
  • August 2003: Best Filet Knife, PKA Custom Knife Show, Denver
  • August 2002: Best Fighting/Tactical Knife, PKA Custom Knife Show, Denver
  • September 2000: Best Fighting Knife, Southeastern Custom Knife Show, Winston-Salem
  • September 2000: Best Scrimshaw, Southeastern Custom Knife Show, Winston-Salem
  • September 2000: Best Engraved Knife (Tanya Van Hoy, engraver), Southeastern Custom Knife Show, Winston-Salem
  • August 1999: Best Utility Knife, PKA Custom Knife Show, Denver
  • 1991: 4th Prize Hunting Category, Scandinavian Custom Knife Exhibition, Copenhagen, Denmark

Feature Articles or Photos in Knife Publications

  • 2003: October “Knives Illustrated” magazine, Shop Tour Feature;
  • 2003: Knife World, “Artistry in Knives” section;
  • 2003: “State” Magazine, Feature on Scrimshaw;
  • 2002: “Knife World”, Artisty in Knives;
  • 2001: “Knives Illustrated”, December, Knifemaker Profile;
  • 1983: “National Knife Collector” Magazine, Feature by Butch Winter;
  • 1983-85: “Knives”
  • 1980: “State” Magazine, Feature on early Knifemaking

Crown Stag Bowie – Winner BEST FIGHTING KNIFE, 2000 Southeastern Custom Knife Show, Winston-Salem, NC

Mountain Man Bowie- Winner of the Best Fighting Knife Award at the 2002 PKA Custom Knife Show in Denver