Want to sell a "Unicorn" rarely seen on the open market, a Gil Hibben Custom made Bowie! Knife was made from Gil Hibben's own La Grange, KY shop in 2012 and has been through rigorous, high tolerance, custom. Knife making process: design, grinding, heat treating, polishing, making the guard and pommel, shaping handles, and finishing with making a sheath and final sharpening. This Bowie exemplifies the art of knife making, mastered over 65 years not to mention his Cutlery Hall of Fame and his knives which are featured in over 37 well known films and television shows.
Knife was made during a 5 Day course lead by Gil Hibben. This is a priceless artifact knife that comes with a custom sheath fitted with a brass star from the master's shop!
The course was a very limited run open to only 4 folks per session. Don't miss this unique treasure that never gets offered to the public. Will be gone forever to keep with it's new lucky owner? See The Course Description below.
Learn to make knives with master knifemaker Gil Hibben in his own shop in LaGrange, KY with his son Wesley, who has been making knives with Gil since he was 8 years old and his son Derek who has taken sheath making to a new Hibben level. In this comprehensive 5-day class, you will receive the Hibben's personal one-on-one instruction to make one complete knife, including a leather sheath, from start to finish and the knife is yours to keep and treasure always! Tap into The Hibben's vast knowledge of metalsmithing and knifemaking, making beautiful and functional hand-made knives that are sought by collectors all over the world, since 1956.Don't miss this incredible opportunity to learn from the master! You will LEAVE WITH with a unique, one-of-a-kind knife and the knowledge and experience that only Gil Hibben can provide. The classes will be limited to only FOUR students per session, which will allow for a lot of individual attention. We will take you through the entire knife making process which includes design, operating a metal cutting band saw, grinding, heat treating, polishing, making the guard and pommel, shaping handles, and finishing with making a sheath and final sharpening. On Monday evening there will be a reception dinner at the Hibben home where we can relax and get to know each other. LaGrange is approximately 22 miles from downtown Louisville, Kentucky. There are many motels within five minutes of the shop, and they are very reasonably priced.
There are also several Restaurants in the same area. I can assure you that you will leave here having made a knife that you will be proud of. You must be 18 years or older to attend the class.The balance is due on the first day of class. If you have a passion for knives, this will be a fun and fulfilling experience. The Hibbens look forward to teaching and sharing knowledge with you. (Stand, coin, and cigar cutter for display purposes only). Blade is 10" and OAL is slightly over 15" Any questions, please ask.