Wednesday, June 28, 2006

File Work

File work (or back working as they say back in England), is a wonderful way to dress up a knife. I learned by observing my friend Tom Stratton and getting some good tips and advice from him. Of course his work is superior to mine, but I have done fairly well. To view his work go to

Here is a filed Halligan/CRKT K.I.S.S. knife.
A file worked Schrade and Case

A two-blade trapper with booked matched file work.

The other side of the Halligan designed K.I.S.S. by CRKT. Simple, elegant and functional. Ed Halligan is a Master, both literally and figuratively speaking.