Here it is, the long-awaited part two to our NYCKS haul that we posted last week! This time, we’ve got custom and mid-tech designs from Custom Knife Factory, Andrew Demko, and many more – check out the list and let us know in the comments which knife is number one on your Christmas wish list this year.
Ken Steigerwalt Custom Art Knives
The intersection of beauty and precision is where Ken Steigerwalt does his best work, a true representation of where art and knives meet. From the material combinations to the fit and finish, there isn’t a single seam out of place. The Art Deco features faceted mother of pearl handle scales paired with a Heimskringla Damasteel tanto blade. The real star, however, is the Doug Ponzio Turkish Mosaic Damascus steel on the Wing, with redwood burl scales and scalloped Robert Eggerling Damascus bolsters providing the foundation for the stunning pattern on the blade.
There’s always a high that you get from being at a custom knife show that doesn’t wear off for a couple of weeks, especially when we get back and get to photograph and handle all the incredible custom knives we picked up. The New York Custom Knife Show was awesome and full of great pieces that we just have to show off – let us know your favorites in the comments!
Peter Rassenti Custom Snafu 2.0 Flippers
Peter Rassenti’s signature Snafu 2.0 Flippers are amazing pieces from top to bottom. These knives are plenty strong and incredibly thin thanks to Peter’s trademark integral handle construction that uses a single piece of titanium for maximum strength. The 3.75” clip point blade offers plenty of reach, and we’ve got versions with CTS-XHP steel and Chad Nichols XHP-Core Damascus to go with the artfully machined single-piece frames.