Awards & Honors

I have received several awards over the years, some of which are listed below. In addition to these honors, I am proud to be a Voting Member of The Knifemakers Guild, as well as having achieved the status of Master Bladesmith in American Bladesmith Society.
2009 MOST INNOVATIVE DESIGN Blade Show, Atlanta, GA- This tool was orignally designed for a rescue extraction team and is now used by military, law enforcement and first responders throughout this Country and abroad.
2002 "Best of the West" Best Knifemaker Presented by TRUE WEST Magazine.
1998 BLADE Magazine "Best Utility Hunter" This knife won the "Best Utility Hunter" at the 1998 Blade Show and was subsequently awarded BLADE Magazine''s 1998 BLADEhandmade Award.


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