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The Knife Maker W.C. Davis, who unfortunately passed away in 2015 at the age of 71 years, was known mainly for his extraordinary Drop-Point Pocketknives.
The Canadian Wally Hayes and his interpretations of Japanese blades enjoy cult status among collectors. He is a master Bladesmith of the American Bladesmith Society (ABS).
Wharncliffe is the name of a blade with an exceptional shape often called an "inverted regular blade". Wharncliffe blades are relatively short, exceptionally thick and very sturdy.
Wilfried Gorski from Solingen, qualified engraver and industrial designer, was led by an article about handmade knives in the USA to build knives.