It took me over 4 years to get one of his knives. I´m glad to offer one of his fine knives at our shop!
``I'm Matt Lamey. I build performance based, hand forged knives. I prefer to keep designs simple, clean and above all else functional. The majority of my work are in the Bowie and Fighter class of knives.``
I was born and raised in Biloxi, Mississippi from 1969 to 1987. I joined the U.S. Coast Guard in 1987 and was stationed in Everett, WA, Port Aransas, TX, and then Seattle, WA. I served the U.S. Coast Guard with honor and pride, saving more than a few lives and too much property to even remember.
During my tour in the USCG I didn't have the time to build knives, and that is where my passion was, so I returned to civilian life in 1994. After a few years of running around decompressing from the schedule of being in the USCG, I started making knives in 1997. I had the passion to make knives since I was a young boy, but never had the chance to really express this desire. I finally had the chance and the first few knives I made were accepted well, and I was hooked from that point on. I always had an interest in blacksmithing and metal work, so naturally I gravitated to the forged blade. There was something about forging a knife that resonated deeply with my spirit. I joined the American Bladesmith Society in 1998, and have been a member since.
Lenght: 32,5 cm
Bladelenght: 20 cm
Thickness: 0,43 cm
Finish: Satin with Hamon
Handle: OD Micarta/416 Stainless Guard