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Art Show

Fine Arts in the Hills Show and Sale June 14th-16th 2024 Hill City, South Dakota Exquisitely handcrafted collector pieces will be offered...

Spine filing

These are examples of some designs I created. Spine filing serves two purposes, one being grip and control, and the other is...

Forged in Fire

Almost four years ago I competed on the History Channel's hit reality show, Forged in Fire. In that four year span I've forged multiple...

Little Buddies

Little Buddies will be available soon. These blades are high carbon steel and take a keen edge. Very sharp and compact, highly durable...

Hawk Restoration

This was a farrier hammer that I forged into a tomahawk for my boys to practice throwing. It was rough forged and used well. A local...

Annual pheasant hunt

My latest creation for the annual pheasant hunters. These are culinary blades with hidden handle fasteners for a clean look. Ironwood...

Grinding

I thought to stop and take a snapshot of a blade I'm working on. This is how I check my blade grinding to ensure the steel is straight...

Axe and Tomahawk

Been working on an axe and tomahawk and thought I'd share some process pictures. Moved a lot of steel to forge these to shape. Hickory...

Online store

Now you can purchase from the Hix Hacks online store using PayPal and Venmo. Find in stock items, add to your cart, purchase and your...

Wood block

The Damascus knives I blogged about in the last post needed a wood block holder. This knife block is lined with Redwood, Cedar and...

Damascus longevity

I’ve heard many rumors about Damascus steel rusting or fading easily.  These two blades have come back to me for sharpening after two...

Popular

The popular "neck knives" are back in stock. I'm going with "pocket knife" from now on because of the confusion. These can be carried...

Folders

Forging hard today to take advantage of the cool weather. I will be forging some friction folders like the picture above. 4 1/2"...

Available

I've added a couple available knives for sale in the shop. The website limits my ability to arrange the store for in stock and out of...

Untitled

Customer was needing wall brackets to make these horse hames into handrails for a small set of stairs. Brackets are adjustable to ensure...

Damascus kitchen knife

Hello everyone, Summer is giving way to Fall and I am looking forward to it! I've kept busy in the heat, and can't wait to get some...

Drop point hunters

Hello everyone, Been a busy Summer here in the forge. I'm looking forward to Fall and cooler weather. Just finished up these drop...

8 piece bath set

I don't do a lot of blacksmithing nowadays. I focus mainly on custom knives and weapons, but I was happy to forge out this bathroom set...

Expanding ⚔️

Hello everyone, I'm very happy to announce the shop expansion. I've been needing more space for years and finally got it done. Orders...

Been a while…

Been a while since I posted to the blog. I finished up a nice order of drop point hunters and this 10" Damascus Chefs knife. Then flew...

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