Rich, Holli and Skylar Smithson of HELVIE KNIVES sponsor a knife handle carving contest with the judging done at the Renegade Carvers Roundup in Lebanon, TN in March. Photos of the entries and winners are displayed in this photographic display. (click on photos to enlarge)
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The Eastern Woodland Carvers Club in conjunction with Rich and Holli Smithson of Helvie Knives and Harold Enlow are offering a Memorial Knife and Carved Blade Base as a raffle prize at the July 19 and 20 carving show in Converse, Indiana. Rich Smithson made the Helvie Knife and did the wood burning art work on the handle while Harold Enlow, CCA Member and longtime friend of Tom Brown, carved the base to seat the knife blade. Read the rest of this entry »
For a complete description of all the WOOD BEE CARVER Signature Series Knives made by HELVIE KNIVES look under “COOL LINKS” in the right hand box and click of “Helvie Knife Guide.” The guide is written in such a way to present combinations of knives that complement each other or are similar in appearance and use. The guide can be printed as well as simply read on the computer. Knives may be purchased by contacting Helvie Knives at 765-675-8811.
HELVIE KNIVES has posted on their website the twenty one knives of the WOOD BEE CARVER Signature Series which can be viewed and ordered by clicking on MERTZ Signature Series.
The complete HELVIE website may be accessed by going to COOL LINKS to the right of this column and click on HELVIE KNIVES.
HELVIE KNIVES announces the introduction of two more knives in the WOOD BEE CARVER Signature Series. Each knife is a continuation of the basic design and concept for a carving knife that is used in a “slice and roll” action. The cutting edge is curved in a quarter moon shape to allow for a slicing action in both the push and pull stroke. The back edge mirrors the cutting edge with a scimitar blade shape to allow for greater access in tight areas while carving. Read the rest of this entry »
Rich Smithson of HELVIE KNIVES pulled a fast one on two of his Signature Knife friends by asking each one to carve a block of basswood into a knife blade holder for the other friend without telling us that we were each doing it for one another. Read the rest of this entry »