Jay Fisher - World Class Knifemaker
Quality Without Compromise
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Every successful dedicated pursuit has a mission, a direction that plainly states their purpose and place in their field, and this is mine. This is the guiding principle that I live by, every day, and the defining factor of my professional and artistic knife pursuits.
What does it mean? There are five words that are specific and distinctive in this statement, words that anchor the foundation of what I do here in Enchanted Spirits Studio and in the world of knives. The words are: committed, completely, clearly, best, and world.
Committed: My level of commitment is extremely high. This is much more than a simple job to me; it is a lifelong passion, career, and dynamic and powerful profession. On this very website, you can see my level of commitment; from the hundreds of knife designs, pages, and descriptions to the thousands of large, clear, and substantial photographs of knives created and sold for over three decades, it is easy to see my dedication. I am committed to the progress of the new makers who have created collaborative works with me, and to educate and develop fine handmade knives in the public and in our nation's official record. Add to that the voluminous descriptions, definitions, illustrations, and plain talk about all the areas and facets of my art, continually updated and offered for free to the world on this website, my commitment is vibrant and well-defined.
Completely: I have always and will continue to develop and create the works as complete units. I've always believed that sheaths, stands, cases, accessories, and embellishment are the province of the maker of the knife, and I will continue to offer and develop these as they are paramount to the use and value of the knife. Only through the direct participation of the maker of the knife will these facets unify and elevate the knife to a complete and cohesive piece with a reliable and dependable use and value. The creativity, fine workmanship, and attention to detail of all of these components and areas add to the knife as a whole, and this is one of the driving objectives of my profession. All components are commensurate, appropriate to the scope of the project, and a seamless idea brings them to realization and triumph for my clients and patrons. Appropriately, the photography, detailed descriptions, archival information, and record also complete each work, whether it is for a utility knife, a combat weapon, or a fine work of museum grade art.
Clearly: By far, this is the most illustrative and clear web site on the internet by a singular maker in the world. I don't dance around the individual facets of knives and professional knife making. On hundreds of pages, I give clear, detailed, and open reasons about why I make knives the way I do, to the best of my abilities. I plainly illustrate the advantages and disadvantages of particular choices of styles and designs, steel, process, fittings, materials, finish, and accessories. I offer large, clear, and plentiful photographs detailing each new piece, with rich, substantial, and focused specifics. I answer my client's needs in distinct and plain language, offer accurate comparisons and worthwhile options. This clarity permeates the knife itself, with crisp and clean styles, materials, and finishes, with accessories in dedicated and proven useful purpose. I plainly educate and inform my clients and any interested person who wishes to learn more about fine handmade and custom knives on this very website.
Best: It is my goal to offer the best knives possible within the range and budget of each project. This is why I used the finest high alloy tool steels made today; this is why I offer the most superlative finishes possible, the most accurate fit, the widest variety of designs, the most superior fitting materials and unsurpassed premium handles in both substance and geometry. While there is no such thing as perfection, I strive to create the finest sheaths, stands, cases, embellishment, and accessories, each suited to my client's individual needs, goals, and investment. I give my clients the widest options and the most complete record, documentation, care, and service for their knives. I do this by listening to their needs and desires for the best knife for their interest or use, and work with them to achieve this goal. I'm grateful to know that I have some of the best clients in the world, the finest military, professional, working, and patrons of fine art and I am thankful for every one of them who have given me the best job in the world. I'm committed to doing my very best for them.
World: The internet has made comprehensible a world of knives, world of commerce, and world of craft and art. My knives are available to the world; I regularly ship knives to many distant lands, make knives for international clientele, and continue to do my best to promote and elevate global interest in knives. The history of our world, our humanity itself is distinctly connected to our knives, and I look to antiquity as well as contemporary influences worldwide to design and develop the most complete, clear, and best handmade and custom knives that I can possibly make.
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|My Mission||My Knife Prices||All Tactical, Combat Knives||Investment, Collector's Knives||Custom Knives||Photographic Images|
|The Finest Knives and You||How To Order||Counterterrorism Knives||Daggers||Modern Knifemaking Technology|
|Featured Knives: Page One||Purchase Finished Knives||Professional, Military Commemoratives||Swords||Knife Patterns|
|Featured Knives: Page Two||Order Custom Knives||USAF Pararescue Knives||Folding Knives||Knife Pattern Alphabetic List||My Writing|
|Featured Knives: Page Three||Knife Sales Policy||USAF Pararescue "PJ- Light"||Chef's Knives||New Materials||First Novel|
|Featured Knives: Older/Early||Bank Transfers||27th Air Force Special Operations||Hunting Knives||Factory vs. Handmade Knives||Second Novel|
|Email Jay Fisher||Custom Knife Design Fee||Khukris: Combat, Survival, Art||Working Knives||Six Distinctions of Fine Knives||Knife Book|
|Contact, Locate Jay Fisher||Delivery Times||The Best Combat Locking Sheath||Khukris||Knife Styles|
|FAQs||My Shipping Method||Grip Styles, Hand Sizing||Skeletonized Knives||Business of Knifemaking||Videos|
|Current, Recent Works, Events||Tactical Knife Sheath Accessories||Serrations||Jay's Internet Stats|
|Client's News and Info||Military Knife Care||Knife Sheaths||The 3000th Term||Links|
|Who Is Jay Fisher?||Serrations||Knife Stands and Cases||Learning About Knives|
|Top 22 Reasons to Buy||Concealed Carry and Knives||Handles, Bolsters, Guards||Knife Blade Testing||Site Table of Contents|
|My Knifemaking History||Knife Handles: Gemstone||Knife Embellishment|
|My Family||Gemstone Alphabetic List||Knife Maker's Marks|
|What I Do And Don't Do||Knife Handles: Woods||How to Care for Custom Knives|
|CD ROM Archive||Knife Handles: Horn, Bone, Ivory||Knife Making Instruction|
|Publications, Publicity||Knife Handles: Manmade Materials||Larger Monitors and Knife Photos|
|Testimonials, Letters and Emails||Copyright and Knives|
|Funny Letters and Emails, Pg. 1||440C: A Love/Hate Affair|
|Funny Letters and Emails, Pg. 2||ATS-34: Chrome/Moly Tough|
|Funny Letters and Emails, Pg. 3||D2: Wear Resistance King|
|Funny Letters and Emails, Pg. 4||O1: Oil Hardened Blued Beauty|
|Funny Letters and Emails, Pg. 5||
Heat Treating and
Cryogenic Processing of
Knife Blade Steels
|Funny Letters and Emails, Pg. 6||Cities of the Knife|
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