Tim and Erica Lambkin
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This knife is all Drama!! Starting with the Alabama Damascus Steel - she has some wonderful patterns on her! Cryo treated and tested at 60 HRC to be tough and hold a great edge! I hammered out some Nickel Silver Guards on her to go with the outstanding Cactus Handles!!! Just WOW, IMO! She feels great in hand too! Measures 7 1/8" OA with a 3 1/2" CE. She comes with one of Erica's Custom Elephant Skin Sheaths.
This gal is Alabama Damascus Steel with some Beautiful patterns on her! Cryo'd and tempered to 60HRC so she's tough and will hold a great edge! African Gemsbok Horn adorns this Jewel and it's just Gorgeous!! Hammered and Dovetailed Nickel Silver Guards to make Her POP! Feels Great in hand!! Filework in the Thumb position and Erica is making a Custom Sheath for Her too! The Lanyard Bead is - African Wildebeest Horn! She's 3 3/4" CE and just under 8" OA
$545 shipped w/Leather a Sheath or $595 with an Elephant Skin Sheath
Alright here's a sweet looking EDC I made from Alabama Damascus with some beautiful patterns! Red Prickly Pear Cactus handles really set this Jewel off! I weaved a cool Lanyard and made a Cactus bead to make her POP! Comes with a tooled leather custom sheath or for $50 extra upgrade to black Elephant Skin! Cryo treated and tested to 60HRC so she'll hold a nice edge!
******$395 shipped w/leather sheath or $445 w/Elephant******
Alright, here's a Beauty I just finished up and she's looking for a new Home!! She's a wicked little number with a nice piercing grind!! The Alabama Damascus has some gorgeous flowing patterns and is Cryo treated to be tough and hold a great edge! The handle/bolster combination is Prickly Pear Cactus and Mesquite. She's sure to impress! Measures 7 3/8" OA with a 3 3/8" CE. She also comes with one of Erica's custom leather sheaths. We're still running our special, for $50 more you can get an Elephant Skin Sheath!!
*******$445 shipped w/leather sheath or $495 w/Elephant*******
Alright here's a beauty up on the block! Gorgeous Mammoth Tooth in shades of purple! Paired up with forged Titanium bolsters flame anodized to match! Dovetailed of course! Fully fileworked inside and out - the filework is continuous from the tip of the blade all the way around and back on the blade! Liners are jeweled and scalloped then anodized to match. Purple Amythyst in the Ti thumbstud - also anodized! For the blade I used Chad Nichols Stainless Damascus and she's got some stunning patterns! She's got a wonderful walk and talk to her as well! 4" closed 2 3/4" CE Completely Handmade and a real Gem!
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First of a New Design! Ancient Woolly Mammoth Tooth Handles! Titanium Liners, Bolsters, Screws, Pivot Bolts and Thumbstud Base - All Anodized Blue to Show Off the Beauty of the Mammoth Tooth! The Damascus blade has some Beautiful Patterns! Then there's the Filework and it's Everywhere, Inside and Out. Liners and Lockbar have been Jeweled and Bolsters are Dovetailed! Sapphire Thumbstud! 3 1/2" Blade with a 3 3/8" CE, 4 3/4" Closed and 8 1/4" Open. Weighs only 5.4 oz.
***Now Taking Orders on this here Design!***
THE SCORPION DAGGER - NEW DESIGN!
Now Taking Orders!
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CPM 154 with a High Mirror Polish!! Gorgeous Blue Mammoth Tusk Ivory on the handles! Hammered Stainless Steel. Mosaic Pins and Full Filework around the top and bottom of the handle. Feels really good in hand! Measures 8 5/8" overall with a 4" cutting edge. Comes with a Handmade Sheath and COA.
Howdy Y'all! and Welcome to Chops Knives. Located in the Great State of Texas on Beautiful Lake Bob Sandlin! Knives by Tim "Chops"
Lambkin and my wife Erica Lambkin, here's a quick bit of info on how we do things.
All of our knives are Handmade right here in Chop's Shop! What do we mean by handmade? Custom Designed, Cutout Freehand, Ground Freehand and Built Completely by MY Hands! Because they are cutout and ground by hand no two knives are exactly alike! Each knife is unique unto itself in the entire world!!! We use only the BEST Knifemaking Materials available as well! From exotic metals to exotic handle materials, all of our suppliers are the best in the business and known around the world for their quality!
All of our Blades are Cryogenically treated and tempered to a Hardness that keeps your Knife Tough and one that will hold a NICE Edge as well!!!
All of our Sheaths are made right here by Erica. Custom fit for each knife as they roll off the bench!!! We can customize them to fit your needs as well! Right or left handed, pick your color or maybe add your initials for a personal touch! All of our sheaths are saddle stitched with gussets and rivets for longevity.
Acquiring these materials and using these methods is a
lot of work and very time consuming but we feel it's yet
another reason to want to own our Handmade Knives. We
hope you enjoy browsing through our website!Questions or orders -
Please Text Tim or Erica - 903-926-7447
SOME OF OUR EVERYDAY CARRY KNIVES
$350 AND UP
12 1/8" Overall and 7 1/2" Blade from Bolster to Tip.
This Knife Won the 'BEST TACTICAL' Award at the FOURTH ANNUAL LONE STAR KNIFE EXPO 2015
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TESTIMONIES OF THOSE WHO PURCHASED CHOPS KNIVES
FOLDERS - FOLDERS -
On my Custom Handmade Folders ALL of the parts from the Blade, Liners, Lockbar, Spring, Spring Block, Bolsters and Handles are cut and fitted completely by my hands MAKING EACH KNIFE UNIQUE AND THE ONLY ONE LIKE IT IN THE WORLD!
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ADDITIONAL FOLDER PICS!
CUSTOM HANDMADE KNIVES
Custom Orders - We will be taking orders on a very limited basis. If you are ordering for a special day - give us a leadway of about 4-6 months so you can be sure to have your knife on time.
We do Layaways.
Cash, Checks, PayPal and Credit Cards Accepted
Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express
American Made by Chop's in Chop's Shop!
Cutting Edge 2 3/4" - 6 1/2" Overall.
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"The Wild Woman" Survival Knife
Measures 9" overall with a 4 1/2" cutting edge.
Here's a quote from Kellie Nightlinger AKA "The Wild Woman" and Star of Episode 2 of Naked and Afraid. After using her new Chops Knife on one of her hunts she had this to say; "One hit with my new Chops Knife "The Wild Woman" this boar was dead in a second and didn't know what hit him. The knife penetrated so well it was like butter and left a hole the size of my fist and my hand slid right in behind the knife. I've never seen anything like it".
Measures 8" overall with a 3 1/2" cutting edge. Blade is 1 1/8" tall.
The handles are rare and beautiful Sable Antelope Horn with Carbon Fiber Bolsters. The sheath is handmade from leather and Nile Crocodile Backstrap.
Ranger Drop Point
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I made this knife for a devout Texas Rangers fan. I inlayed Rangers Medals into the Mammoth Tooth. Made from CPM 154 with a High Luster Mirror Finish she has Titanium Bolsters, Full Filework, Mosaic Pins and I finished her off with White and Blue Liners to tie in all the team colors.
Game Caper II
Cutting Edge 3 1/2" - 7 3/4" Overall.
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Treasure from WWII
Safari Cutting Edge 4 1/2" - 9" Overall
New designs all the time!
Cutting Edge 3 1/2" - 7 7/8" Overall
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All knives come with a numbered Certificate of
Authenticity signed by the Maker.
Erica will dress up your custom knife in a very classy sheath. Each one is custom fit, hand stitched and dyed with tooling and included in the price! Some exotic skins and certain styles will have a small upcharge.MORE SHEATHS - TAKE A LOOK
Available on all blades - priced accordingly
USE AND CARE GUIDE
Do not store your knife in the sheath for extended periods of time. Always keep your blade clean and dry. For our Carbon Damascus knives we recommend using a metal conditioner regularly on the blade and around the handle to help protect the knife. We use Ballistol but any metal conditioner will work. On folding knives, keep the inside of the knife clean and free of debris and apply oil at all moving joints regularly (We recommend Quick Release brand or an oil that will not gum up or change viscosity). Do not abuse your knife. Do not throw it, use it as a chisel or screwdriver or chop with it unless it is made to do so. Do not sharpen your knife with an electric sharpener or grinding wheel as this will detemper the steel. Taking proper care of your knife will ensure many years of beauty and enjoyment!
Where is your big trophy from your big hunt?
Hanging on the wall collecting dust.
Being kicked around in the garage because
you want to show it off but don't know
where to put it.
Why not get a collectors trophy from your
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