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February 2020 is here!

We have been looking forward to February 2020.  Steve has been working hard to have enough inventory for TWO Sportsman’s Shows this month.  He has been working 16-18 hours per day, 6 days a week for the last 5-6 weeks.  Susan has been cutting sand paper to the right dimensions, staining sheaths, booking shows and trying to find the time to keep the website up to date (not too successfully!)  And now it is time to put all that behind us and get ready to meet the public.  We are very excited to be going to the Pacific NW Sportsman’s Show  and the Willamette Valley Sportsman’s Show.  We have several new pieces to show….here is a small preview…


Christmas is Coming 2019

So, for the Goddard’s that means making new knives.  Steve has a batch of 23 currently in various states of production.  The one I am anxious to see is called “Fantasy”.  It is gonna be fun!  It has already been heat treated and is ready for file work.  It is going to have a sweet hamon line.  I can’t wait to show it to you……check back for further updates as this next batch of knives gets ready for unveiling!


Fantasy Pattern

This is the pattern for the “Fantasy Knife”


Blade West is on the horizon…..

It is hard to believe that Summer 2019 is over and Fall is in full swing.  This just means that Blade West is only a few short weeks away….and Steve is working diligently in the shop to prepare some quality pieces to show.

Here is a sneak peak at one of the pieces in progress…..A Jim Ayres inspired camp knife.  Jim is an author and contributor for Blade Magazine, and was a dear friend of Wayne.  Wayne created the first of this style for Jim, so Steve is creating a couple of these for the show.  Hope we will see you there!


Jim Ayres knife. A work in progress.

Sheath making

All Goddard sheaths are hand made, so we thought you might want to see what it takes to get one of these done.  Here is just a snap shot of what goes into this process.


Thank you for visiting our site.  Goddard Knife Works is the business of Steve Goddard, son of Wayne Goddard.  Wayne was very active in the knife community for over 50 years. He taught Steve most of what he knows about knives, and Steve is carrying on the family tradition of making useful, traditional knives.

Wayne’s passion was also to teach others what he had learned over the years.  We have a large stock of Wayne’s books and DVD’s for purchase.  If you have a special request, please feel free to use the contact form to send us an email.