Archive for the ‘Knives’ Category

6
Apr

HELVIE CARVED HANDLE CONTEST

   Posted by: woodbeecarver

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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12
Feb

WOOD BEE CARVER Signature Series Knives

   Posted by: woodbeecarver

COMBO KNIVES

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.

 

27
Jan

HELVIE ~ WOOD BEE CARVER Signature Series

   Posted by: woodbeecarver

Wood Bee Carver Knives

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.

23
Jan

BUMBLE BEE and WASP BEE

   Posted by: woodbeecarver

bumble and wasp         bumble and wasp

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 »

31
Dec

TALE OF TWO …..

   Posted by: woodbeecarver

Tale of Two                      Tale of Two

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 »

28
Dec

MINI MERTZ II ~ Detail Knife

   Posted by: woodbeecarver

Mini Mertz

HELVIE KNIVES announces the introduction of the MINI MERTZ II ~ # 6-2 Signature Series detail knife.  This new and additional version of the MINI MERTZ utilizes a different blade material and shape as well as handles shape. Read the rest of this entry »

27
Dec

A GIFT

   Posted by: woodbeecarver

WOOD BEE    WOOD BEE

My wife, Frances, commissioned Rich Smithson of  HELVIE KNIVES  to create the wood burned art depicting the logo and names of WOOD BEE CARVER Signature Knives made by Rich, Holli and Skylar Smithson who are owners and manufacturers of  HELVIE KNIVES.  Thanks for a cherished gift.

13
Dec

DRONE BEE and CUCKOO BEE KNIVES

   Posted by: woodbeecarver

Drone and Cuckoo

 

HELVIE KNIVES introduces two more in the Signature Series Knives.  The DRONE BEE ~ # 11 has the traditional straight cutting edge blade.  The CUCKOO BEE ~ # 12 has a variation of the WOOD BEE CARVER designed blade with a curved cutting edge with an extended tang.  Both knife blades are made from specialty steel that has its own unique “feel of cut”. Read the rest of this entry »