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The term "Viking" dates back to early Scandanavian language, believed to be derived from the word Vikingr,  which means 'pirate'. These violent raiders traveled by sea and became know for pillaging neighboring villages and then onward to other countries along the coast of northwest France and Britain. Although records indicate they dated back to the 8th century, they were very advanced in their weaponry techniques and blacksmithing. Two knives have been identified as weapons that were predominantly used by the Vikings.   Viking Knifr One is the knifr which was a plain, single edged blade with the tang running through the handle (this...

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Hello all!  As some of you know, we've been working on two new karambit prototypes. The karambit,  is a South East Asian, hand-held fighting knife that features a very curved blade.  Today we had a very interesting visitor at the shop who came by to test them out. James Young who is a practitioner of Kali, (Filipino Martial Arts) joined us today for a sneak preview and hands on experience with our new karambits, called "Fury" and "GrimSkull". He claims the knives are well balanced, 1/4" thick blades, uniquely designed, and fully functional to serve their purpose. Fury: This karambit is...

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Lets take a moment to talk about advertising.  We first started this company in Austin, TX (just over a year ago), and our first products were hand engraved axes - they were a success! We started advertising on FB, no problems, it was a little complicated for us but we did it. Later we began selling knives and all of the sudden we got the boot, right in the ole kisser! Most of our products, although functional, are tools, art, display pieces for some. We hit a wall because of our items being classified as a "weapon". Despite valiant efforts...

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Liam - HMFIC, Head Designer, Fabricator, Knife Maker, Photographer, and Engraver Matt "Ginger Apprentice" - Head Operations, Fabricator, Knife Maker, Wood Master, Photographer , and Engraver Scott "Lip" - Fabricator, Knife Maker, and Engraver Joe "Little Beard " - Fabricator, Knife Maker, Photographer (www.joephotograph.com) , and Engraver Kristi  (the woman behind the scenes) - Bookkeeper, Accounting, Shipping, Marketing and the list goes on and on......

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  Here in the shop today with Travis from Miller Tactical Group located in Lampasas, Tx. They do custom kydex gear to include gun holsters, magazine carriers, and knife sheaths! Top quality and service provided by these good ole' boys here in the Lone Star State. You can check them out at www.millertacticalgroup.com or visit their facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/Miller-Tactical-Group    

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