Bladeart.com features not only my work, but the work of a great many
top makers in the custom knife world. They also deal in many
other items and some truly cool must-have gadgets! Excellent
selection, top notch customer service- and a Hoot to boot. Larry
and Seth will steer you right- highly recommended.
This is a forum on knives, hand-made, custom and production. One
of the best online knife communities ever- whatever your knife interest
is there's a forum for you- and some of the best people online.
Forum International - Here you will
webs largest online community with a host of posts and articles dealing
with all aspects of swords and swordsmanship! Highly recommended!
Makers of quality Japanese style swords ranging from entry level models
to forged tamahagane swords. Superior craftsmanship and genuinely
The Oakeshott Institute-
Ewart Oakeshott was one of the finest and most knowledgeable scholars
of the sword in modern times. His collection now resides in the
United States. Check it out- and donate!
Trim Swords - Gus started out making swords
of a joint venture called Tinkerblades.com with the goal of producing
custom-quality swords at production prices. This venture failed,
but inspired Gus to become a fine sword-maker in his own right.
Gus uses advanced machine tools to to the rough-work on his swords and
furniture and finishes by hand, creating the best 'user-grade'
commercial swords in the world. We continue to work closely and
consult frequently. I highly recommend ATS to all theatrical,
martial arts and practical users on a budget!
This British site offers artricles, information and products for the
living history/medieval recreation enthusiast. Top notch stuff!
Scottish Sword and
Pat Tougher and his wife Rosalie have run this business for years now,
selling antique and reproduction arms and armor, books and a whole
range of Scottish memorabilia and clothing. They also carry a
variety of Scottish Dirks made by me!Highly recommended!
Lee Reeves- Lee
Runs The Armoury- a gentleman and with excellent customer service and a
variety of interesting pieces.
Located in Seattle the academy teaches renaissance
fencing methods. Cecil Longino teaches the use of the rapier
based on the writings of Saviolo and Nathan Barnett teaches the use of
the backsword based on the writings of George Silver. Classes are
weds. nights at 7pm and Saturday at 1pm. At some point they
intend to introduce classes in the use of the Longsword as well.
Good folks, good instructors.
- How to describe Antonio Conceição Junior's
unique website? Antonio is a designer with a unique aesthetic
he brings not merely to blades but to a variety of other projects as
well! He is also the driving force behind the Masters of Fire
Exhibition. Browse this site- it will open your eyes!
Michael is a part-time maker who offers hand-made blades with a
Japanese flair. Great looking stuff- nice fellow, too!
Here's a superb Northwest knife-maker with a real individual
style. Todd makes beautiful fixed and folding knive with his own
unique aesthetic- very cool stuff! He and his wife Tanya are
great folks too!
Llewellyn- Don's just starting out, but he
makes a hell of a nice knife at a great price- I think this guy is
going places! I like him so well I'm hosting his web-site!
Les George Knives-
A knifemaker since he was 12 years old, Les makes Balisongs and
conventional knives to a high standard- great looking work!
Knives- This father and son team in Durban, South
Africa produce a variety of collector and utility-grade fixed and
folding knives. Beautiful work!
Tactical- run by Vince Ohler, this site sells
knives, books and videos and 'tactical' gear for the enthusiast,
collector or martial artist. Vince is a great guy and an
excellent martial artist who has devoted himself to the topics of
survival and self-defense. This site is well worth a look!
Canadian maker Brent Beshara, maker of the XSF-1 fighter and the Besh
Wedge (tm) offers many fine and innovative knives at this site.
If you are into tactical or modern fighting knives Brent's work is a
'must see!' Also links to the
'Masters of defense series of knives!
Featuring the imaginative work of Isreali smith Adi Gov-Ari,
fantasy swords and knives- other metalwork too as the site progresses.