View Full Version : Knifemaking great Bob Loveless passes away....

09-10-2010, 06:17 PM
Loveless gave life to the saying "Less is more" with his elegantly simple designs.

09-10-2010, 09:25 PM
Saw that on Knife Forums -- shame.

elegantly simple designs.

Although he specialized in the drop-point hunter, he did make some stunning presentation knives too:


He also pioneered the use of ATS-34, which was an awfully high-tech blade steel for it's time (early 70's).

Your Old Dog
09-10-2010, 10:49 PM
Todays knive enthusiast owe him a great deal. He along with Randal were the ones who moved the craft to what it is today.

09-10-2010, 10:54 PM
Another "master"...,another "unsung hero" departs. :(

09-11-2010, 12:43 AM
He sure got a good price for his creations - $20,000+ for a tote knife puts it out of my range. Very nice looking detail work, though.