The Art of Making Custom Knives

The fine custom knives from one North Carolina craftsman are hand cut, painstakingly polished, and highly valued by collectors.



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Parrish working on the handle of one of his custom knives.
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Custom knives start as a steel shank; Robert Parrish cuts the shape he wants with a band saw.
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