Crawford Handmade Knives, LLC
*Makers of the Original, trade-marked SURVIVAL STAFF™
205 N. Center Drive
West Memphis, AR 72301
Master Knife Makers and Designers
with over 75 years of combined Excellence
"Wes-I picked up my knife this morning. I want to tell you that I've been a customer of yours since the early nineties, when I bought some of Pat's very simple, beautifully crafted, bead blasted folders. I have always thought your knives were superbly crafted, and have carried them ever since. (Not collectibles sitting on a shelf. I carry them.) One thing I have always admired about your work and your father's is that you keep improving what you do, and you make knives that are not only beautiful, but that are also highly functional. (Your Kaspers, of which I own two fixed blade and one folder, are a case in point - beautiful design and highly functional. I'm glad you started making the fixed blade Kaspers after Al Polkowski passed away.) This Perfigo, however, is the pinnacle of this. Absolutely stunning design work, but with an ease of opening, sturdiness, and sure-handed grip that is second to none. To say I'm pleased with the knife would be huge understatement. As easy to open as my Spyderco-hole Kasper, and every bit as good a grip.
Thank you for your commitment to making the best folders (and some excellent fixed blades), anywhere." AGM
Wes hung around the knife shop all of his life and learned to make knives from his father, Pat Crawford, a well known and liked knifemaker and member of the Knifemaker's Guild. Pat is semi-retired now and Wes is taking over at Crawford Knives.
Crawford Knives is proud to display in these pages our many different designs featuring self defense knives used by people around the world such as: The FBI - CIA - SECRET SERVICE - U.S. MARSHALS - DEA -MILITARY - LAW ENFORCEMENT - BODYGUARDS - FIREMEN - SECURITY GUARDS - AND KRUGER PARK RANGERS.
All of our knives are handmade in our shop that is out back where it has been since 1972. We use the finest steels, handle materials and fittings, hand grinding and making our parts and knives here in our shop.
Collector quality folders with damascus steels, exotic handles with fancy decorations and jewelling. Many different neck knives and covert hideout blades to choose from. The Survival Staff™ hiking tool that changes into many different combinations including: A walking stick or sword cane, hiking staff, baton, blow gun, and a lance.
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*By ordering a Crawford Knife you certify that you are 18 years old. CRAWFORD knives are cutting instruments, please use them for the purpose intended. You should be aware that most localities have laws that regulate the carrying and concealment of any knife regardless of the type. Certain knives, blade designs and blade lengths are against the law in specific areas. With changes in national security, knives may not be permitted on certain local, state, and federal property. Although CRAWFORD knives makes knives for servicemen, and law enforcement, it is your responsibility, upon purchasing a CRAWFORD knife to know the applicable laws and regulation regarding the purchase, ownership and possession of one of our knives.
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*In Loving Memory of John "Cody" Crawford
October 6, 1994-October 14, 2012
Class of 2013 WMCS
These knives were made by Cody. Pictures from Cody's good friend, Henry, at Arizona Custom Knives who owns them and opens letters with them (white t-shirt is Henry Hyman).