John Young - Ephraim, UT
 
 
 
 
Blade Length: 3 3/4 inches Overall Length: 7 3/4 inches
Closed Length: Fixed Blade Sheath/Case: Zipper Pouch

Blade Steel: ATS-34
Bolster/Guard: 416 Stainless
Handle Material: Presentation Grade Sambar Stag

Comments: At this point it would probably be an understatement to say that John Young is the hottest maker of classic stock-removal fixed blades on the custom knife scene today. But of course it's still true.

When we met John at the 2004 Knifemakers Guild Show he was a guy making quality knives with a 4-6 month waiting list. Today John has to sell his knives by drawing at shows to avoid a riot, is quoting 3-6 years for delivery, depending on the model. And the fit and finish of his knives is absolutely second to none, including knives made by his distinguished mentor Steve Johnson. To learn more about John and his work please see the Featured Artists pages of our site.

Besides making an assortment of classic Loveless and Johnson shapes, John has produced a number of interesting designs of his own with many more sure to come. The model pictured above is John's interpretation of the Classic Loveless Style Drop-point Hunter design. It has a 416 stainless guard and a flawlessly ground blade of ATS-34. The scales are stunning presentation-grade Sambar Stag.

 


 Status: In Stock:

 Price: $1695 ($US) Plus Shipping



Stock #: JY2681PS

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