This page is dedicated to all of the Battleship Texas Artisans.  These are the craftsmen that have graciously volunteered their time and skills to support the continuing preservation and restoration of our Battleship Texas.  Please support these good folk by visiting their websites, ‘liking’ their social media, and buying their truly unique handcrafted items.

These are the heroes of this story!

Alex Ruiz

Volundr Forge
San Antonio, Texas
Donating: USS Texas Desktop Anchor

Allen Green

Beaucoup Knife Works
Hemphill, Texas
Donating: Bowie and Slingshot & Box Set

Andy Liddy

Liddy’s Farmhouse
Denton, Texas
Donating: Picnic Set & Cutting Board

Andy Sharpe

Bad Squirrel Forge (retired)
Lexington, North Carolina
Donating: Bowie Knife & Leather Sheath

Austin Stark

Stark Custom Arms
Little Elm, Texas
Donating: Kitchen Knife Set

Austin Wise

Valley View Woodcraft
Donating: Chess Board & Cribbage Board

Ben Gregg

Metal Bros. Customs
Greenville, TX
Donating: EDC Knife with Scabbard and Stand

Buddy Thomas

Tree of Liberty Bladecraft
Quapaw, Oklahoma
Donating: Antler Bowie Knife & Sheath

Chad Jones

Chad J Jones Knife Werks
Magnolia, Texas
Donating: EDC Knife

Chad Powell

CP Forge
LaCrosse, WI
Donating: Cu Mai Skinner and Display Box

Charles Ray Hawkins Jr.

Hawk Custom Knives
San Angelo, Texas
Donating: Bowie Knife

Chip Pratt

Donating: Cheese Slicers

Chris James

Shintani Forge
Provo, Utah
Donating: Knife

Chris Monson

4M Handmade Wood & Works
Brownwood, Texas
Donating: Texas Coffee Table

Cliff Ivey

Ivey Blade Company
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Donating: Bowie & EDC Knife Set

Corinne Konecky

Independence Forge
Frisco, Texas
Donating: Steak Turners

Cory Strouth

Strouth Studios
Houston, Texas
Donating: Deep Cast Battleship Silhouette

Cowboy Szymanski

Phenix Knives LLC
Bellville, Texas
Donating: USS Texas M4 Bayonet

Dale White

White Made Knives
Sweetwater, Texas
Donating: Knife and stand

Dan Girard

Girard Knives
Buffalo Gap, Texas
Donating: Knife and Sheath

Dan Henderson

Dallas Maker’s Space
Carrolton, Texas
Donating: EDC Knife, Crosses, Pens, & Framed Painting

Daniel Forbes

Bluecat Knives & Supply, LLC
Lago Vista, Texas
Donating: Recurve Bowie & Sheath

Darcy Quapp

Prairie Forge and Axe
Welling, Alberta, Canada
Donating: Pipe Tomahawk

David Baker

Baker Blades
White Stone, VA

David Bates

Warriors Way
Lima, OH
Donating: EDC Hunter

Don Halter

KragAxe Armoury
Houston, Texas
Donating: Commando Dagger & Sheath

Eland Green

Lost Wood Knives
Callisburg, Texas
Donating: In Work

Eric Mofield

Moe’s Woodsmith Shop
Paris, Texas
Donating: Chopping Block

Eric Novak

Eric Novak Woodworks
Spring, Texas
Donating: End Table

Geoff Baze

Baze Bladeworks
Burleson, TX
Donating: Vegetable Prep Knife

Greg Coker

Blades for Brothers
Graham, TX
Donating: In Work

Greg Dashevsky

Greg Dash Customs
Staten Island, New York
Donating: EDC Hunter and Sheath

Harvey Dean

Harvey Dean Knives
Rockdale, Texas
Donating: ‘El Diablo’

Heath Besch

Four Elements Smithy
Columbus, Texas
Donating: Take-Down Chef Knife

Heather Sheen

Creative Cockades
Taylors, South Carolina
Donating: Cockades & Display Boxes

J. Neilson

Neilson’s Mountain Hollow Forge
Towanda, PA
Donating: Fighting Knife

Jack Stottlemire

Rustick Knives
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Donating: Spike Tomahawk

Jacob Sewell

Bravehawk Forge
Conroe, Texas
Donating: Pipe Tomahawk and Stand

Janine Schafer

Whimsy Skull Handcrafted
Conroe, Texas
Donating: Necklaces, Pendants, & Cuff Links

Jared Langevin

Handcrafted by Jared Langevin
Pequea, Pennsylvania
Donating: Chef Knife, Wood Chisel Set

Jarred Baker

B-Cubed Designs
Tuscon, Arizona
Donating: Whiskey Set

Jarred Irby

3i Forge
Double Oak, Texas
Donating: Recurve Bowie and Display Box

Jason Floyd

Top Notch Blades
Amarillo, Texas
Donating: Recurve Bowie & Sheath

Jason Fry

Jason Fry Custom Knives
Wolfforth, Texas
Donating: Bowie Knife and Sheath

JB Allinson

Argyle Forge
Crawford, Texas
Donating: Blacksmith Crosses, BBQ Set, Bottle Openers, Coins

Jeff Davidson

Jeff Davidson Custom Knives
Fort Worth, Texas
Donating: “The Abyss” Bowie

Jeff Workman

Running Bear Forge
Huffman, Texas
Donating: Octopus & Anchor

Jeffery McGuffey

Mc. Bladesmithing
Live Oak, Florida
Donating: Bowie Knife & Display Case

Jerry Boyd

Snyder, Texas
Donating: Memorial Blacksmith Cross & Hammerhead Cane

Jess Stinson

Texas Forges
Ben Wheeler, Texas
Donating: Santoku Knife & Stand

Jesse Harrison

Harrison Metalworks
San Augstine, Texas
Donating: Knife and Pen Set with Box

Jimmy Floyd

Amarillo Knife Works
Amarillo, TX
Donating: Engraved Recurve Bowie and Sheath

John Alger

Veteran’s Creed Outdoors
Tomball, Texas
Donating: In Work

John Thunert

JT Knifeworks
San Antonio, Texas
Donating: Bowie Knife & Display Box

Johnathan Sibley

Djinn Hand Made Knives
Ben Wheeler, Texas
Donating: Harpoon Bowie Knife & Sheath

Johnnie Kane

Hurrikane Forge
Freeport, Texas
Donating: Dreadnought Bowie Knife

Johnny Carr

J Carr Blades
Clayton, Oklahoma
Donating: Pens

Jon Nagel

NagelHaus Forge
Farmington, Michigan
Donating: In Work

Josh Foran

Josh of All Trades Blacksmithing
Hanceville, AR
Donating: In Work

Josh Taylor

Evil Shenanigans Blacksmith
Witchita Falls, Texas
Donating: Kukri

JP Parkerson

Fireman’s Forge
Grand Saline, Texas
Donating: Bowie Knife & Display Box

Justin Hammond

Hammerson Co
Lockhart, Texas
Donating: Feather Damascus Bowie

Keith & Corrie Boone

Tiptop Wood Shop
Bellville, Texas
Donating: Texas Mosaic

Kelly Kring

Hot Off the Anvil
Anna, Texas
Donating: Chess Set

Keven John

Wayfinder Knives
Haltom City, TX
Donating: “The Abyss” Bowie

Khanh Khong

Jigoku Forge
Garland, TX
Donating: In Work

Mark Birchard

Yahweh Ranch Forge
Thrall, Texas
Donating: Bowie and Presentation Box

Martin Seck

Panda Bear Forge
Clayton, North Carolina
Donating: EDC Knife

Matt Duncan

Mystic Mountain Forge
Tuskahoma, Oklahoma
Donating: D Guard Bowie Knife

Matthew Cota

River King Forge
Live Oak, Texas
Donating: Karambit

Mike Kahil

310 Forge
Hemphill, TX
Donating: Bowie Knife

Mikey Harrison

Harrison Metalworks
San Augstine, Texas
Donating: Knife and Pen Set with Box

Monte Andrews

Temper Fidelis
Burnet, Texas
Donating: In Work

Nate Grant

Made by Tuna
Seguin, Texas
Donating: ‘August Bowie’

Neal Konecky

Independence Forge
Frisco, Texas
Donating: Coat Rack & Key Bowl

Nolan Guza

NG Knives
Harbor Beach, Michigan
Donating: EDC Knife

Phil Whitmarsh

Old Market Guitarworks
Lincoln, Nebraska
Donating: Sam Hunt Autographed Telecaster

Philip Schrei

Be Ready Blade Works
Conroe, Texas
Donating: Pirate Dagger and Treasure Chest

Randall Greer

RG Blade Works
Katy, Texas
Donating: “Neptune’s Gift” Trident

Randy Caston

Caston Custom Blades
Liberty, Mississippi
Donating: Bowie Knife and Sheath

Raquelle Sheen

Genteel Treasures
Greenville, South Carolina
Donating: Necklaces

Ray Willingham

Bad Moon Forge
Marietta, Oklahoma
Donating: Viking Bearded Axe

Rhiannon Sibley

Mrs. Djinn Hand Made Knives
Ben Wheeler, Texas
Donating: French Chef Knife

Roger Bass

Hackberry Forge
Forney, Texas
Donating: Hunter and Sheath with Presentation Box

Ronny Roseman

Silver Rose Forge
Grand Saline, Texas
Donating: Tanto Knife

Scott Brumm

Seward, Nebraska
Donating: Bowie Knife

Scott Mullins

Metal Bros. Customs
Greenville, Texas
Donating: Fighting Knife & Ring

Scott O’Brien

Knot Art Studio
Newton, Texas
Donating: Seam Ripper and Pens

Shawn Shropshire

SDS Knifeworks
Piedmont, Oklahoma
Donating: Bowie Knife

Shelley Jack

Gypsy Soul Knives
Hillsboro, Texas
Donating: Dagger

Stanton Jones

Flaying Hammer Forge
Bowie, TX
Donating: Keyhole Bowie Fighter

Susan Cornell

Creation by Designs
Burleson, Texas
Donating: Pens and Engraved Mirrors

Tom Smith

Celtic Forge
Royce City, Texas
Donating: Fouled Anchor

Tony Eggert

Blades by Tony
Houston, Texas
Donating: “Big Blue” Bowie and Sheath

Travis Fry

Travis Fry Custom Knives
Round Rock, Texas
Donating: Humidor

Victor Gonzales

Knife Freak Knives
Elmendorf, Texas
Donating: Slim Bowie Knife

Will Salt

Salt Shaker Woodworks
Seguin, Texas
Donating: Charcuterie Board, Wine Bottle Toppers, Whiskey Bottle Topper

William Harrell

Mad Marine Forging
Valley View, Texas
Donating: Camp Knife and Display

Zane Thompson

Thompson Gun and Knife
Johnson City, TX
Donating: 1911 Grips