Dedication to artistic quality, functionality, and design are premier standards that John Harris achieves in his custom designed knives and damascus.
John has an amazing eye for custom knife design. Through study under many of the knifemaking world's most influential names, John has developed his own unique styles in blade and handle designs. From old-world European fighting knives to modern day hunting and fishing blades, John's designs are both functional and artistically beautiful. John's knowledge in metallurgy ensures that his blades are not only beautiful, but are forged, hardened, and keenly sharpened to exacting standards. Once you own a John Harris Custom Knife, you'll want more for your collection.
If you are looking for damascus stock for producing your own blades or for other use, John's production quality and beautiful designs are second to none. You can purchase full-length bars or purchase by the inch. John's main specialty is in twisted nickel damascus, but he designs damascus with other base metals and intricate designs as well. Knife makers and bladesmiths familiar with working twisted nickel damascus will appreciate the finish-ready quality of each bar that John achieves through use of high-end forging, hydraulic pressing, and surface grinding. Each damascus bar is ready for rough cut and grinding with no additional prep work. If you have never worked with damascus, call or email John to talk to him about the great satisfaction you'll get from designing and making blades with this beautiful metal blend.
Browse our knife and damascus galleries and please call or email with any questions you might have or if you would like to order. John will be happy to talk to you about his products or about any knife making questions you might have. John will make any knives or damascus to order.