The Knife Shop

While studying the art of knife making under the tutelage, of  Ed Fowler, Larry Davis established himself as one of the most knowledgeable and skilled craftsmen in the custom knife market. The custom sheaths are handmade by Larry. Each is a distinctive one-of-a-kind heirloom-quality testament to the art of knife making and takes more than 200 hours to produce.

 

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Davis Forged Knives are one-of-a-kind creations, individually handcrafted. If you wish to purchase one of these heirloom quality knives, please use the contact form to make payment and shipping arrangements.

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DAVIS KNIVES

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Limited Edition King Gabriel Knife

 

A Mardi Gras Ball in South Louisiana is truly a feast for the eyes. As a VIP guest of 2014's new royalty to the Carnival, King Gabriel LXXV – Larry Davis felt it was only fitting to create this custom made knife as a unique gift of thanks. Sporting a 5-1/4" drop-point the King Gabriel Knife offers inherent toughness and edge-holding characteristics. The brass finger guard is silver soldered to the blade, and its handle is predominately Amboyna burl wood, with leather and brass accents. In honor of the king’s French heritage, a sterling silver fleur-de-lis was inset in the handle. This knife is displayed with a uniquely hand forged steel cradle secured in redwood.

 

Overall: 10-1/2”Blade: 5-1/4”Handle: 5-1/4”

The Double Rocker Knife

 

From his workshop in Indiana, Davis crafts remarkable knives with an incredible attention to detail and passion for quality. Every collectible knife he produces is both a unique work of art and a robust tool. The Double Rocker is a rugged, reliable, heavy-duty workhorse designed to fit your hand properly. The knife was originally designed for a 2013 Christmas gift from a wife to her husband. The Double Rocker features a  5-1/4" drop-point blade, with a contoured handle. The brass finger guard is silver soldered to the blade. Its handle is Indiana deer antler with ebony and Amboyna burl wood, and brass accents.

The custom sheath is handmade tooling-grade leather trimmed with ostrich skin.

 

Overall: 10-3/4”Blade: 5-1/2”Handle: 5-1/4”

The Fundraiser Knife

 

Davis Forged Knives strives to create products that you can depend on when it matters most. The Fundraiser Knife is a distinctive one-of-a-kind heirloom-quality testament to the art of knife making and takes more than 2 months to produce. This collectible knife handmade as a sales award proudly donated back by the winning recipient to be auctioned as a fund raiser and ultimately earned $6400 for a Dallas charity. The brass finger guard is silver soldered to the blade. Its handle is predominately Amboyna burl wood with leather and brass accents.

 

The custom sheath is tooling-grade leather trimmed with snake skin inlay.

 

Overall: 9-3/4”Blade: 4-1/2”Handle: 5-1/4”

The Elk Camp Knife

 

Larry Davis has established himself as one of the most knowledgeable and skilled craftsmen in the custom knife market. The Elk Camp Knife is a limited-edition fixed-blade collectible knife made for a bow hunting Elk guide in the Bitterroot Mountains of Montana.. The handle is elk horn from the National Rocky Mountain Elk Refuge in Jackson Hole. Handle accents are leather, brass, and turquoise composition.

 

The hand-stitched custom sheath is tooling-grade leather trimmed with ostrich skin

 

Overall: 11-3/4”Blade: 6-1/2”Handle: 5-1/4”

The Beast Knife

 

One of the best-looking collectors knives Davis Forged Knives has made. The knife is the most beautiful of limited-edition knives ever offered. The workmanship is stunning and the knife is completely handmade. This limited-edition fixed-blade knife features a unique handle created with a brass finger guard and Jackson Hole National Elk Refuge elk shed antler, with brass and ebony wood detail.

 

Overall Length: 11.25” Blade Length: 5.25”

 

The Mover Knife

 

There are many ways to be repaid, and given the hours and equipment required to forge high-quality blades the money is appreciated, but to a person, the deep appreciation for the knives they receive is a reward on a whole different plane. The knife features a solid brass finger guard brazed in place, Amboyna Burl with brass and leather accents.

 

Overall Length: 9-3/4” Blade Length: 4-1/2”

 

The Bowie Knife

 

Born of fire and steel a common hunting knife, the Bowie knife generates more mystery and controversy than possibly any other weapon in history. In the early 19th Century,  the first incarnation was created by James Black, the Bowie knife has come to incorporate several recognizable and characteristic design features. The knife features brass finger guard, leather, brass and Amboyna Burl wood .

 

Overall Length: 11.5” Blade Length: 6”

 

Limited Edition The Deer Camp Knife

 

In the backcountry hunting out west, you better have a good survival knife, your ten essentials and everything you need to handle a big game carcass. If you’re miles from a road, there is not chance of finding someone to loan a knife! The Deer Camp Knife features a brass finger guard, manmade spacer, brass and deer antler with recessed buffalo nickel.

 

Overall Length: 9” Blade Length: 4”

 

Limited Edition Chef's Utility Knife

 

Modern chef's knives vary widely, perhaps more than any other type of knife known. Since there are many different processes that the chef's knife must complete, there is a great variety of blade styles and shapes, grinds and finishes, handles and forms. Chef's knives may perform delicate tasks requiring thin, hard blades, other chef's knives may need an improved and refined grip to apply great force with extended blade toughness. Each should exhibit the personality of the owner who appreciates finely crafted works of art as well as tools.

 

Knife features Brass finger guard and butt plate, leather, and Amboyna Burl

 

Overall Length: 9” Blade Length: 4”

 

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The McGill knife pays homage to the Japanese sword makers

 

The best known part of the manufacturing process of ancient Japanesse sword makers is evident in the first habaki modification incorporated into a Davis Forged Knife.  The McGill knife will surely make a statement in hunting camp. The habaki technique provides additional bearing surface to support the finger guard, and adds greater interest to the esthetic elements of the knife. The blade handle is deer antler with brass finger guard, accented with brass and leather. All related parts are meticulously fitted and shaped to provide maximum comfort in the hand, and then buffed to a high polish often mistaken for a chrome finish.  

 

Overall: 12” Blade: 6 1/2 ”

Handle: 5 1/2”

The Gentleman’s knife, is destined to become the sharpest part of your outfit.

 

There is something special about carrying or displaying a knife that was custom built for the owner.The Latvala gentlemen's carry knife can be worn for general use or as a hunting tool, this knife passes the form, fit, function test, and will be the envy of many men. The brass habaki forward of the finger guard adds an element of interest and sytle.The forged and tempered blade, and handle components were uniquely fitted and assembled, and shaped to fit a man’s hand. Only after refining the shape is the knife buffed to a high polish. The handle is Amboyna burl accented with leather and brass. Finger guard is brass, blade ball bearing steel.

 

Overall: 10” Blade: 5” Handle: 5”