2019 Spring Custom Knife Show

Presented by: California Knifemakers Association

We cordially invite the general public to join us on March 2, 2019 for an incredible display of the finest handmade custom, mid-tech, and high-end factory knives available for sale. Meet the makers

Come to the show for a chance to win the 2019 club knife keyhole damascus fighter made by Mike Shindel of Blade and Hammer.  Damascus by Alex Felix, sheath made by Dave Hatt, and claro walnut for the handle donated by TruGrit.

Raffle tickets will be sold at the show.

Venue Address, Date, and Time:

Brea Community Center, 695 E. Madison Way, Brea, CA 92821

10am – 5pm PT

Admission and Parking are FREE

For exhibitors inquiries and application contact info@calknives.org

Download 2019 Cal Knives Table Application

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2018 Custom Knife Show hosted by the California Knifemakers Association

CalKnivesLogoWebThe California Knifemakers Association cordially invites the general public to join us on June 23, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Brea, CA Community Center.

This one day show will be a unique opportunity to observe & purchase some of the finest custom knives made in the good old USA!!!

Only custom handmade knives will be presented. Meet the makers.

Admission and Parking are FREE!!!

Brea Community Center: 695 E. Madison Way, Brea, Ca.

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For additional information contact Joe Girtner at 714-746-6169 or joecarves@aol.com

2017 California Knifemakers Association Custom Knife Show

CalKnivesLogoWebThe California Knifemakers Association cordially invites the general public to join us on June 24, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Brea, CA Community Center.

This one day show will be a unique opportunity to observe & purchase some of the finest custom knives made in the good old USA!!!

Only custom handmade knives will be presented. Meet the makers.

Admission and Parking are FREE!!!

Brea Community Center: 695 E. Madison Way, Brea, Ca.

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For additional information contact Joe Girtner at 714-746-6169 or joecarves@aol.com

2016 CalKnives Custom Knife Show

CalKnivesLogoWebThe California Knifemakers Association cordially invites the general public to join us on June 25, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Brea, CA Community Center.

This one day show will be a unique opportunity to observe & purchase some of the finest custom knives made in the good old USA!!!

Only custom handmade knives will be presented. Meet the makers.

Admission and Parking are FREE!!!

Brea Community Center: 695 E. Madison Way, Brea, Ca.

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For additional information contact Steve Koster at 714-907-7250

2015 Custom Knife Show – California Knifemakers Association

cropped-CalKnivesLogoWeb.pngCalifornia Knifemakers Association cordially invites the general public to join us on June 20, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Brea Community Center.

This one day show will be a unique opportunity to observe & purchase some of the finest custom knives made in the good old USA!!!

Only custom handmade knives will be presented. Meet the makers.

Admission and Parking are FREE!!!

Brea Community Center: 695 E. Madison Way, Brea, Ca.

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For additional information contact Steve Koster at 714-907-7250

 

More work on the 2015 club knife!!

Work continues on the 2015 club knife.. Enjoy the pictures!

Surface grinding the blade.

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The blade post surface grinding.

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Rough ground blade.

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View of the blades spine showing the distal taper from the ricaso to the tip.

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Blade evenly heated ready to quench in oil bath.

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Quenching the blade to harden the steel.

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2014 Custom Knife Show – California Knifemakers Assocation

CalKnivesLogoWebThe California Knifemakers Association cordially invites the general public to join us on June 28, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Brea Community Center.

This one day show will be a unique opportunity to observe & purchase some of the finest custom knives made in the good old USA!!!

Only custom handmade knives will be presented. Meet the makers.

Admission and Parking are FREE!!!

Knives and scissors sharpening available.

Brea Community Center: 695 E. Madison Way, Brea, Ca.

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For additional information contact Steve Koster at 714-907-7250