Several years ago when we first getting started and still using my dad’s old farriers forge, a high school friend called me and asked if I could use Afghanistan bomb shrapnel to make a knife out of. Mike was in the army and found these in his tent the next morning after an overnight bombing.Continue Reading Honoring our military combat veterans
When Jeannie Hansen called me and asked us to build her husband, Matt Hansen, an Army retirement knife, we were honored to take on the task. Matt has served multiple combat tours and we decided to embed the Afghanistan and Iraq service ribbons in the carbon fiber handle. Jeannie asked if we would be ableContinue Reading We make custom knives as well
http://wildlifers.tv/http://melloncreekoutfitters.com/ We recently made Dan Braman of Mellon Creek Outfitters and Wildlifer’s and custom knife of his own design. Dan has hunted all over the world and has a distinguished collection of knives. We were honored the he chose us to create this one of a kind knife for him and that he took theContinue Reading Thank you Dan Braman
When Dick, Shawn, and Blaine Stephenson started making knives, Blaine insisted that they begin to brand to each one. Blaine’s creation – an “S” enclosed in a mule – struck the Stephenson crew as the perfect logo to embody their business. Why a mule? Well, here’s the story: Growing up in southern Illinois, Richard “Dick”Continue Reading What about the logo?
Local Family-Owned Business Puts Quality Craftsmanship in Every Blade Made In a shop out back on Hickory Hammock Road in Lake Wales, a family business is thriving. Stephenson Knives creates knives that are as beautiful as they are functional. Three generations are working together to hand-craft these unique blades for a variety of purposes. ShawnContinue Reading A Cut Above
Whether you are a hunter, fisher, hiker or just appreciate a well made knife, we can’t wait to show you what we’ve created. We have a passion for the knives we build and we wanted to make it easier for our fans to find them. Take a look around and let us know what youContinue Reading Welcome to the new website