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Below are some of the knives I’ve made since 2009. I focus on beauty, fit and functionality. Blades and guards/bolsters are made from quality stainless steels. All blades are sent in for professional heat treatment. I make the sheaths individually to each knife, for a tight, custom fit. Making knives is a time consuming hobby and  I’m not in it for the money. I would prefer to spend the extra time getting it right rather than making a quick buck.

-Ben Johnson
 
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Dinosaur Bone Hunter

 

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OAL: 8″
Blade: 3 1/4″ cutting edge, 5/32″ CPM154, Heat treated to 61-62 HRC with cryo treatment, Mirror Polished
Handle: Natural Stone (Dinosaur Bone)
Additional: Hidden pins, stainless guard, stainless and black fiber spacers, tooled custom leather sheath

 


 

Black Micarta Hunter

 

Black Micarta custom hand made knife CPM154 steelBlack Micarta custom hand made knife CPM154 steel

OAL: 8 1/4″
Blade: 3 1/4″ cutting edge, 1/8″ CPM154, Heat treated to 61-62 HRC with cryo treatment, Hand finished to 600 grit
Handle: Black Micarta
Additional: Mosaic pins, slightly tapered tang

 



 

Fiddleback Maple Skinner

 

Fiddleback maple custom hand made knife CPM154 steelFiddleback maple custom hand made knife CPM154 steel

OAL: 8″
Blade: 3″ cutting edge, 1/8″ CPM154, Heat treated to 61-62 HRC with cryo treatment, Hand finished to 600 grit
Handle: Stabilized Fiddleback Maple
Additional: Mosaic pins, tapered tang

 



 

Thuya Burl Hunter

 

Thuya burl custom hand made knife CPM154 steelThuya burl custom hand made knife CPM154 steel

OAL: 7 3/4″
Blade: 3 1/4″ cutting edge, 5/32″ CPM154, Heat treated to 61-62 HRC with cryo treatment, Hand finished to 600 grit
Handle: Stabilized thuya
Additional: Mosaic pins, tapered tang, more photos here

 



 

Fiddleback Maple Skinner

 

Fiddleback Maple custom hand made knife CPM154 steelFiddleback Maple custom hand made knife CPM154 steel

OAL: 8″
Blade: 3″ cutting edge, 1/8″ CPM154, Heat treated to 61-62 HRC with cryo treatment, Hand finished to 600 grit
Handle: Stabilized fiddleback maple
Additional: Mosaic pins, tapered tang

 



 

Amboyna Burl Skinner

 

Amboyna burl hand made custom skinning knifeAmboyna burl hand made custom skinning knife

OAL: 8″
Blade: 3″ cutting edge, 1/8″ CPM154, Heat treated to 61-62 HRC with cryo treatment, Hand finished to 600 grit
Handle: Stabilized amboyna burl
Additional: Mosaic pins, tapered tang

 



 

Box Elder Hunter

 

Box elder burl hand made custom hunting knifeBox elder burl hand made custom hunting knife

OAL: 8″
Blade: 3″ cutting edge, 5/32″ CPM154, Heat treated to 61-62 HRC with cryo treatment, Hand finished to 600 grit
Handle: Dyed, stabilized box elder burl, contoured for comfort
Additional: Mosaic pins, stainless lanyard hole, tapered tang

 



 

Green Agate Hunter

 

Custom handmade knife, mirror polished 440C blade with stone handle, green agate Custom handmade knife, mirror polished 440C blade with stone handle, green agate

OAL: 7 1/4″
Blade: 3″, 440C, Mirror Polished
Handle: Agate
Additional: 416 Stainless Bolsters, Red Fiber Spacers, Hidden Pins, Custom Tooled Sheath

 



 

Orange G10 Hunter/Utility

 

Custom handmade knife, hand rubbed 440C blade with orange G10 handleOrange G10 Hunter/Utility

OAL: 7 1/4″
Blade: 2 1/2″ Cutting Edge, 440C, Hand Rubbed to 400 Grit Finish
Handle: 4″ Hunter Orange G10
Additional: Stainless Corby Bolts and Lanyard Tube
More photos here



 

Micarta with Wood Inlay Mini Utility

 

 

Custom handmade knife, hand rubbed ATS34 with ivory micarta handle, stabilized box elder inlays and bolstersCustom handmade knife, hand rubbed ATS34 with ivory micarta handle, stabilized box elder inlays and bolsterse

OAL: 5 1/2″
Blade: 2″, ATS34, 400 grit Hand Rubbed Finish
Handle: Ivory Micarta With Stabilized Box Elder Inlays
Additional: Stabilized Box Elder Bolsters. Mosaic Pins

 



 

Sheep Horn Skinner

 

Custom handmade knife, skinner, hand rubbed ATS34 with sheep horn handleCustom handmade knife, skinner, hand rubbed ATS34 with sheep horn handle
OAL: 8″
Blade: 3 1/4″, ATS34, 400 grit Hand Rubbed Finish
Handle: Sheep Horn
Additional: Stainless Rivets. Hand-tooled custom sheath



 

Macassar Ebony Hunter/Utility

 

Custom handmade knife, hand rubbed 440C with macassar ebony handleCustom handmade knife, hand rubbed 440C with macassar ebony handle
OAL: 6 3/4″
Blade: 2 1/2″, 440C, 400 grit Hand Rubbed Finish
Handle: Macassar Ebony
Additional: Stainless Rivets.



Custom handmade knife, hand rubbed ATS34 with quilted maple handle and stainless guardCustom handmade knife, hand rubbed ATS34 with quilted maple handle and stainless guard
OAL: 8″
Blade: 4″, ATS34, 400 grit Hand Rubbed Finish
Handle: Stabilized Quilted Maple
Additional: 304 Stainless Guard, Red Fiber Spacers, Mosaic Pins.



Custom handmade knife, mirror polished 440C with redwood lace burl handle and stainless guardCustom handmade knife, mirror polished 440C with redwood lace burl handle and stainless guard
OAL: 7 5/8″
Blade: 3 5/8″, 440C, Mirror Polished
Handle: Stabilized Redwood Lace
Additional: 304 Stainless Guard, Black Fiber Spacers, Mosaic Pins



Custom handmade knife, mirror polished 440C with buffalo horn handle and stainless guardCustom handmade knife, mirror polished 440C with buffalo horn handle and stainless guard
OAL: 7 1/2″
Blade: 3 1/2″, 440C, Mirror Polished
Handle: Buffalo Horn
Additional: 416 Stainless Bolsters, Blue Fiber Spacers, Stainless Rivets



Custom handmade knife, mirror polished 440C with redwood burl handle and stainless guardCustom tooled leather sheath for handmade redwood burl skinner
OAL: 8 1/4″
Blade: 4″, 440C, Mirror Polished
Handle: Stabilized Redwood Burl
Additional: 304 Stainless Guard, Black Fiber Spacers, Mosaic Pins, Custom Leather Sheath



Custom handmade knife, mirror polished 440C with stabilized buckeye burl handle and stainless guard Custom handmade knife, mirror polished 440C with stabilized buckeye burl handle and stainless guard
OAL: 8″
Blade: 3 5/8″, 440C, Mirror Polished
Handle: Stabilized Buckeye Burl
Additional: 304 Stainless Guard, Black Fiber Spacers, Mosaic Pins