Esnyx Custom Knives

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by pmew, Nov 10, 2014.

  1. esnyx


    Feb 10, 2014
    Here is my latest creation. A 3 7/8" dogleg jack done in 1095, stainless, and desert ironwood burl. I went a little different with this build, and put a swedge that travels down the entire spine. I really like how comfortably this pattern fits in your hand. What do you guys think of it?


    Thanks for commenting!
  2. clutchcarter


    Dec 11, 2011
    You're on your way Evan! Very nice.:thumbup::thumbup:
  3. KBA


    Apr 27, 2014
    Congrats Evan on your 1st sale in the knife makers market!!!! That has to be an amazing feeling sir. :):thumbup:

    I hope to see many more down the road.
  4. esnyx


    Feb 10, 2014
    Thanks Brett!

    You are absolutely correct! It is an AMAZING feeling!! danceshout.gif
  5. fairhaven


    May 22, 2013
    Beautiful knife. That is one I would seriously consider buying as I like single clip blade knives. Best of luck in your new venture.
  6. Lhpanther

    Lhpanther Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 2, 2014
    Beautiful knife. I can't tell you how many times I almost replied "I'll take it" on your for sale thread. I'm a sucker for good ironwood Burl and have had my eyes open for a nice ironwood slipjoint. Other knife expenses kept me from pulling the trigger.
    Questions for you: do you think the swedge over the entire length of that blade made the pattern stand out or do you think it muted the lines of the blade shape? Was the small nail nick used due to the swedge or was it just your personal preference? What did you like most about the final product and what did you like least? Just curious what your responses are. Either way, I'm very excited to see one of your finished pieces and am sure you will have a strong following based on the posted dogleg. Keep posting work like this and I'm sure I'll end up with one of your knives in my pocket!
  7. Jack Black

    Jack Black Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2005
    Great-looking knife Evan :thumbup:
  8. philllll


    May 23, 2013
    Carrying the teardrop today

  9. gunstockjack

    gunstockjack Mid-low tech sexagenarian. Gold Member

    May 14, 2011
    That's a beauty Phil, and likely to be a very collectible knife down the road.

    The ebony looks vaguely familiar....
  10. esnyx


    Feb 10, 2014
    Folks, it is finally happening! I just received the keys to the Esnyx kingdom, and will be packing up the U-Haul all day tomorrow. Finally, the stressful stuff is done, and after setting up, the fun begins!!! I hope to be crankin out some blades by Monday at the latest!!!! Woohoo!!!!! danceshout.gif

    I just wanted to give y'all an update. Stay tuned for some shop pics within the next few days!
  11. Peregrin

    Peregrin Traditional Forum Moderator Moderator Gold Member

    Sep 2, 2004
    Congrats, Evan! Can't wait to see some pictures.
  12. Tenacious D

    Tenacious D

    May 28, 2013
    Man, that's a gorgeous knife! Great work Evan and congrats on your success. Can't wait to see all the amazing stuff that will be coming out of your shop!
  13. glennbad

    glennbad Knife Moddin' Fool Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jan 13, 2003
    Very exciting, Evan! Can't wait to see you in full production.
  14. fairhaven


    May 22, 2013
    I was just about to send you a message and see how the shop was coming along. Now I know. I hope we can do some business and perhaps you can make me my "grail" knife. Best of luck in the future.
  15. Jsega51

    Jsega51 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2015
    Congrats on the shop Evan! I should have the mammoth Beerlow tomorrow and I'll be sure to get some pictures in here. Thanks for everything bud, it was great talking with you last week. I'll be sure to get on your waiting list at some point!
  16. esnyx


    Feb 10, 2014
    Thanks guys! These are very exciting times for me. I just can't wait to get in front of a grinder again!
  17. Brisket


    Aug 2, 2009
    Congrats Evan! Looking forward to seeing what you grind.

  18. Smithhammer


    Nov 9, 2012
    Congrats, Evan! Looking forward to the pics. And I can't wait to see the work that will come out of the new shop! [​IMG]
  19. Jsega51

    Jsega51 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 11, 2015
    Excellent beerlow Brisket. Here's the one I just got from Evan. Thanks bud!!


  20. black mamba

    black mamba Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 21, 2009
    Jake, your beerlow came together beautifully! I love the colors in the ivory, and the threaded long bolster is perfect. Big congrats!

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