Andy is the owner and chief designer of Fiddleback Forge. He still does final shaping and grinding of every handmade knife that Fiddleback Forge makes.
Leah is Andy's wife since 2001. She doesn't work in the shop...but she's the boss.
Ivey is not only our Chief Bitch Officer, she has also won the "Employee of the Month Award" every month for the past year.
Allen makes sure that the business runs from day to day. He also has his own great brand of knives, W.A. Surls Knives.
Phillip is our go to guy at the shop. From answering customer emails, phones, and tracking what's going out the door...he's critical to our daily operations. You may know him better as "Vance" on our Blade Forums' sub-forum.
Russell joined the team in 2018. You may know Russell from his own brand, Cohutta Knife Co. He's a fantastic knife-maker on the rise.
Kyle brings a great set of skills from his previous career customizing musical instruments. He also makes knives for his brand, Grange Park Knifeworks.
John has an incredible passion for making knives. He's a hard worker and is learning quickly. Keep your eye out for his work in the near future.
Robert heads up the team at Fiddleback Outpost, which in turn handles our website, online marketing, social media content, support, and shipping.
Allison makes our online world go round over at Fiddleback Outpost. Allison handles most of our website and email support, along with managing online orders and shipping.
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