My proposals are to promote the work of up and coming new makers,
both here in the UK and abroad, whose work is already at a certain level and with the potential to improve further still.
PAUL MASON. UK
It was last year at the Midland Game Fair, where I was exhibiting, that I was approached by Paul who showed me examples of his work, asking for my opinion. He explained that he had only made around 5-6 folders to date and yet they showed the workmanship and skill of a maker with far more experience. To say I was impressed is an understatement !
This is a maker with a great future who, like myself, shares a love of "slipjoint" folders and fills a void in the UK as someone with the potential to make this type of folder to an extremely high standard. These knives are truly exceptional considering Paul has only just started his knifemaking journey.
I am proud and pleased to be the Dealer for Paul's knives
FOR AVAILABLE KNIVES BY PAUL - SEE FOLDERS SECTION
Andy Martland. UK
I first met Andy at a show I was exhibiting at and was immediately impressed with his work and genuine desire to offer a superior knife.
His attention to detail and overall first-rate workmanship made it very easy for me to agree to become a dealer for his knives.
I am so impressed with Andy's work that I have asked him to make the CKHunter
Congratulations Andy on winning the Award for Best Knife in the Cat.2 Competition at KNIVES UK 2010.
Congratulations due again to Andy on winning "Best in Show" award at KNIVES UK 2013.
NEWS & UPDATES
Due to the ever increasing interest in this website, I find myself struggling to answer queries & emails as promptly as I would like. Because this is still a part-time venture and I like to offer a personal, one on one service, time is sometimes an issue - so please accept my apologies in advance for any delays in replying. I will reply as soon as possible and, as always, strive to offer a professional service. Thank you to everyone for your continued support and custom.
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No knives added this week as I am preparing for this coming weekend's Show at Kempton Park (see SHOW CALENDER for details) - pop along and say "Hello" if you are in the area.
I intend to 'refresh' the CLEARANCE SALE section and offer knives on a much more regular basis.
A stunning 'one-off' knife by Alan Wood offered for sale in HIGH END Knives. Details to follow asap.
Lovely to see customers old & new at last weekend's Show - I enjoyed your company.
Back down to business now and a great selection of knives in the following sections - HIGH END FOLDERS, FOLDERS, UTILITY, BUSHCRAFT & BOWIE KNIVES.
Details to follow asap but please feel free to email in the meantime.
No knives added this week as I am preparing for this weekend's Knife Fair - at the Midland Game Fair ( we are adjacent to the Antique marquee ). Looking forward to seeing customers, new & old. Have a safe journey.
A really nice selection of knives added in FOLDERS & BUSHCRAFT, plus a superb example by Alan Wood in HIGH END Knives.
Back with you - knives added in HIGH END KNIVES, HUNTING & UTILITY
( including a potential D.I.Y. project ? ).
Thanks for looking.
Slight delay in putting up new knives due to an unexpected plumbing problem ( household - not me !! ) :)
Some very rare and collectable knives for your perusal this week in UTILITY, FOLDERS & BOWIES. Enjoy.
Knives added in
FOLDERS, BUSHCRAFT, HUNTING & UTILITY.
Thank you again for your patience regarding the lack of details - still playing 'catch-up' with emails/enquiries.
It seems forever since I added knives to the website, so I thank you for your patience.
I have some wonderful knives to add over the coming weeks and a sample are shown in FOLDERS, UTILITY, BUSHCRAFT & HIGH END KNIVES.
(details to be added asap but please feel free to email in the meantime).
Back down to business after a lovely 2 week holiday. :-)
No time to add new knives (unfortunately) as I am busy catching up on my email backlog - and preparing for next weekend's KnivesUK. Looking forward to seeing anyone making the journey ( please let me know if there is a particular knife you wish to see to save any disappointment ).
Have a safe trip and stay cool !
Getting ready (again) for my next show - The Phoenix
(please let me know if you are attending and would like to see a particular knife).
I have added two very desirable knives in HIGH-END knives : another S4 by Rob Bayley plus a stunner from Alan Wood.
Lovely to chat with everyone who stopped by my table at the NNS - always nice to put faces to names. Back down to business now and some great knives in FOLDERS, UTILITY & BUSHCRAFT.
No knives added this week as I am preparing for next week-end's Northern Shooting Show - hopefully see some of you there.
It will also give me a chance to catch up on the spec. on existing knives. Thank you.
Trust everyone enjoyed the Easter Bank Holiday and now back with a very nice selection to peruse over in UTILITY, BUSHCRAFT - and even LUXURY WATCHES !
A very nice knife by Ansoknives in FOLDERS and a 'Classic' by Alan Wood in HUNTING. Enjoy.
Two discontinued knives added in UTILITY and two very nice Ben Orford folders in BUSHCRAFT.
Thanks everyone for your patience.
Sorry, no knives added this week as I have been enjoying the company of my dear old Mom.
Please feel free to email for any spec. on existing knives in the meantime.
Back to business after a short break - and with a couple of stunning knives to savour in Hunting & Bushcraft. Enjoy.
A busy week this week with Commission knives added in -
HUNTING & BUSHCRAFT !
Going to take me a while to add all the spec. but please email me for any details in the meantime. Thank you.
A nice selection this week, including a vintage Puma in UTILITY, all you might need from a Hunting knife in FOLDERS and an example of one of the world's classic knives in BUSHCRAFT.
Getting back to normal after the Shooting Show - thank you to everyone who stopped by at my table.
This week we have a very nice Chris Reeve Knives in HIGH END FOLDERS and a classic Bushcraft knife, direct from Alan Wood at the Show, in BUSHCRAFT.
Only one knife this week as I am busy getting ready for the Shooting Show - but what a knife! See HIGH-END Knives.
Looking forward to seeing everyone coming along to the Show.
Have a safe journey.
A Ltd.Ed. Marbles posted in Hunting and a rare offering by Alan Wood in UTILITY.
Two very nice folders posted this week - including a stunning Rockstead. Check out FOLDERS & HIGH END FOLDERS.
Two hard to come by knives added in BUSHCRAFT, including an interesting concept from "across the pond".
Rob Bayley "S4" now available again in HIGH-END KNIVES.
Two knives added in BUSHCRAFT & UTILITY.
Still working on adding spec. to outstanding knives but feel free to email for any details. Thank you & ENJOY.
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE !
To start off the New Year, I have posted some very desirable knives in BUSHCRAFT, FOLDERS & BOWIES. Enjoy.
No knives being added as I am busy dealing with Christmas orders and enquiries.
May I take this opportunity however, to wish all my customers - new & old - a very "Merry Christmas" and thank every one of you for your continued patronage and words of encouragement. It's been a great year and I'm already looking forward to offering more quality knives in 2017.
I have just heard about the terribly sad news that Stephen Wade Cox has passed away. A terrific knifemaker and really nice guy. I shall miss him greatly.
My condolences to his family and friends.
Xmas now approaching fast - hopefully there will be something to "treat yourself" to over the next few weeks. :-)
A Middleton Bowie available in BOWIES ( sadly, now retired - see description)
and a very nicely handled knife by B. Garland in BUSHCRAFT.