The Knife Shop

A tour of the knife shop: Even though Gil does everything by hand and none of the equipment is automated, it still takes a lot of machinery to make the dozens of handmade knives that Gil makes in a year.


Metal Cutting Bandsaw #1                                 Metal Cutting Bandsaw #2


Horizontal Bandsaw                                Disc/Belt Grinder

 


Belt Grinder #1                                             Belt Grinder #2                  

 
Belt Grinder #3                                       Belt Grinder #4

 
        Belt Grinder #5     

      
Surface Grinder #1                                           Surface Grinder #2


Mill #1                                                      Mill #2


Pantograph Mill                                             Drill Press

          
                                     Lathe                                                      Disc Grinders            

 
                    Milling Bits                       Hand Files                        Hand Tools  


Heat Treating Ovens                                          Press      


Leather Room                                                 Stitcher #1


         Stitcher #2                                                 Etching Bench


              Engraving Bench                                     Rockwell Tester


Bead Blaster                                                     Shipping


Buffing Room                                               Tooling Bench   


Office

 

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