Bill is one of the top traditional style knifemakers on today's custom knife scene. He has won multiple awards for his work. He builds single and multi-blade pieces including an occasional 5 blader. He built and sold his first knives in 1988. some perspective from Bill on his work; "I prefer making slip joints, however I do make some locking folders by special request. My first love is reproducing some of the older patterns made by the early knife companies, but I do make more "modern" looking knives as well". Bill does also does some fine file work on his knives adding a modern touch to the traditional look of many of the patterns he reproduces. Bill's knives carry on the great tradition of handmade American cutlery and will be a treasured family heirloom.