As part of a grandfather’s continuing tradition to his
grandson, Jeremiah David Browning - this is the seventh handmade knife made by
friends for his birthday. This year’s outstanding knife is by noted knife maker,
Frank House, of Woodbury, Kentucky. “Jake” received this knife on his 16th
birthday, November 7, 2016 from his grandfather, H. David Wright.
year Frank created a stunning knife which is accented with silver work for which
he is so adept. The hand-forged blade is
inset into a deer antler with a silver guard and bolster which are handsomely
engraved – the guard on one side is engraved with the date of Jeremiah’s
birthday – “Nov. 7, 2016” and David’s initials “HDW”. On the other side, is
stamped and is engraved with a running border.
The blade is stamped with Frank’s touch mark and two hearts which has
become an artistic tradition among the artists making Jake’s knives. A silver
pommel cap is engraved with Jeremiah’s initials “JDB” states the date of
This is the seventh knife made in the continuing tradition from a
grandfather to a fine grandson. Last year’s 2015 knife was made by Doug Delsemme, 2014 by Todd Daggett,
the 2013 knife was made by Daniel Casey, the 2012 knife was made by Joe
Seabolt, 2011 by Glen Mock, and the 2010 knife was made by Ian Pratt.
Thanks to all seven artists for making my grandson’s gifts extra