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Michael Moses Lishinsky, blade smith, for
Wildfire Cutlery
Full time for 40 years


Curious what dark woods I am using these days ?  I just got in some grand high figured Black Walnut wood, graded 5A – with swirls, figure and deep chatoyance. Just like the wood I used on this commissioned set shown below. Cost of Walnut is included in knife price. Stabilized Redwood is also in stock, at $20 per knife.
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I am a full-time maker of  hand made high carbon steel Western and Asian inspired kitchen knives, unique to myself. Most of my time is spent on commission work, but when I have time, I make kitchen knives to my own designs and techniques, and  ⇒list them on my kitchen knives in stock page⇐.

Using my masters degree in individualized education in combination with my skills as a blade smith, I can create unique collaborative one of a kind pieces for clients folks from all around the world.
I have collaborated on design concepts and then created work for and with chefs and corporations such as Gant Rugger, fine Michelin starred restaurants in San Francisco such as Birdsong & Atelier Crenn, Burnt Ends In Singapore and many others. You can see the results on my steak knife page slide shows by CLICKING HERE
I really enjoy the process of collaboration and offer this design process free to any and all interested clients.
You can read and absorb this whole site or just  contact me ⇐with your ideas and we can easily hash out a design plan and cost for your custom kitchen knife (knives).
Please do cruise around my pages &  slide shows, using the menu above and let me know if you see something you like.
How Michael Lishinsky’s kitchen knives are made in detail – all the details ⇒ see HERE⇐.


10 piece collaboration – a very fancy custom designed steak knife set with Maple box. – 2020

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Various items I have made 2018 – 2019, as a slide show.

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