George Herron is South Carolina's most renowned maker of custom knives, but have you ever heard the story behind the design of his "interframe" folding model?I remember waking up from my barbeque-induced coma when the tires started shimmying along an unpaved stretch of red clay.For example, right now, Gary Randall is taking orders for his knives for 2013.There are older Randalls out there that you can see at Knifemakers Guild shows, or buy on e Bay.I smelled chimney smoke on the fall air, and a row of trees, displaying the colors of autumn, stood alongside the bank of a blackwater pond, a setting that fit this world-famous knife maker perfectly. Dad parked the car, and I followed him through the shop entrance - a heavy metal door I could barely hold open by myself.Inside, steel shavings covered the blackened concrete floor, and grease spatter coated the industrial machines - their motor casings darkened by years of exposure to intense heat. Next door to the Cracker Barrel at the northern end of Pigeon Forge! WE ARE ACTIVELY SEEKING CONSIGNMENTS FOR UPCOMING AUCTIONS. Click here to take a look at the high res catalog !
Henry Bowie and the George Herron Model 6, are either out of production or custom-made.
They can often pry a knife loose if the price is right. Here are five online dealers that can help you find your blade: The Battle Mistress is not a radical design.
It has a conventionally shaped 10-inch blade, but it is nearly 2 pounds, and quite literally as sharp as a razor. Perhaps you yearn to slice a redwood into sections?
The aromas of burnt tobacco, machine oil and raw metal intertwined to fill the room with a fog potent enough to flush lesser men out of their so-called man caves.
Herron halted his work as we walked in, relieving our ears of the high-pitched squeal from his grinding belt.