Mike Franklin submitted this collection of interesting neck knives. Blade lengths vary from 2 to 3 inches. The blades are in order ATS-34, S30V and S90V. The maker can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Twin Blades’ (Charle and Harry Mathews) “Price Skinner” is a replica of San Francisco gold rush knife maker Michael Price’s work. The 5-inch blade is S30V and the handle is ivory. Both knife makers can be contacted at www.twinxblades.com.
Terry Vandeventer’s “Coffin Handle Bowie” features an 8-inch blade of 1084/15N20 Damascus on a handle of African black-wood. The maker can be contacted at email@example.com.
Jody Muller’s massive “Monster Serrations” folder offers a 5-inch blade of 1095/15N20 Damascus steel on a handle of mammoth ivory with Titanium bolsters.The maker can be contacted at www.mullerforge.com.
Kevin Casey’s feather pattern 1095/15N20 Damascus folder features a 3.75-inch blade on a eucalyptus burl handle. The maker can be reached at www.kevincaseycustomknives.com.
Lucas Burnley’s “Pelican” offers a 3.5-inch blade of 154CM on a natural G10 handle. The maker can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
H.L. Holbrook’s “Tactical Hunter No.1” features a 5-inch blade of ATS-34 on a handle of stabilized giraffe bone. The maker can be contacted at email@example.com.
John Hutcheson IV’s D2 Chute is a 5.5 inch knife with a natural canvas micarta handle. John founded Sursum Knife Works in 1986. The maker can be contacted at www.sursumknife.com.
Raymond Smith’s “Rat Tail Folder” features a 2.75-inch blade of 1084 carbon steel on a handle of stabilized maple burl. The maker can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Josh Smith’s version of the legendary Searles Bowie will be the 2009 ABS auction knife. The maker can be contacted at email@example.com.