Neither are my
you percieve beauty in thoughtful design and form following
function. Let's face it- the liklihood of needing a knife
for self-defense isn't that great... but if you do
need a defensive tool you're going to really
need it. That means
that you are going to need to have it with you and in a position from
which it is easily deployed. How pretty it is isn't going to be
|SELF-DEFENSE ISN'T PRETTY...
a lot of fine
handmade and production Tacticals out there,
some of them very well designed. But many 'tacticals' these days
seem to sport a thick but otherwise conventional blade with a
coating. Features like ultra-thick, macho-looking blades with
exotic materials and manly-looking
over-engineered pivots are becoming the fashion.
no one has ever
accused me of being a slave to fashion.
experience in making, designing and using swords has taught me to value
function and high performance and I bring these same values to my
tactical folders. Does this mean that I won't tweak a design to
make it look 'cooler?' Certainly not! But I will never compromise
function merely for the sake of form.
tactical knives are
designed for people that are serious about
their knives and serious about self-defense and martial
Blade shapes are designed for maximum efficiency, handles are
ergonomically designed for a comfortable and secure grip when using
fore-hand or 'ice-pick' grips. Blade steels are selected for
performance. Knives are ergonomically designed for
intuitive point-location. Folders pocket-clips are designed to
hold the knife securely in a
pocket but also to help provide a secure grip to assist in deployment
of the knife.
In short my tactical knives are designed to be the tool that you need
when you really need it- and
to be there with you when that time comes.