Become a Charter Member and Win One of These Custom Knives

Charter Members of Knife Rights who join by March 10, 2007 will be entered to win one of a number of custom knives contributed by some of the world’s best knife makers.  These extraordinary knives are valued starting at almost $400 and go up from there.

These custom knives are works of art, made from exotic and beautiful materials such as titanium, carbon fiber, Damascus steel, stag’s antler and mother of pearl.  Some are eminently practical and meant to be used, others are collector pieces. Each is individually created and hand crafted by the maker. (Knife shown may not be the exact knife to be given away.)

Winners in Knife Rights’ “Win a Custom Knife” promotion have been drawn.

The Charter Members listed below have won a custom knife from the world renowned Custom Knifemakers listed. A special note of thanks to these knifemakers for their generosity and support of Knife Rights:

Winner Knifemaker
Philip N. Crook, Jr.     Bob Dozier
Steven Youell     Larry Harley
John Moran     Rick Hinderer
Warren Lind     D’Alton Holder
Christopher K. Fowler     Darrel Ralph
Joshua Kaufman     Spencer Alan Reiter
Larry Gafford     Trace Rinaldi
John Dews     Ken Steigerwalt

You can still win a custom knife in our Member-Get-A-Member progam, as well as free annual memberships.

Click here for the complete rules for this give-away.

Rick Hinderer XM-18

A new standard for framelock folding knives, its “full titanium liner” lies under the g-10 handle adding stability and strrngth, providing s solid rest for the standoffs. The pivot is a 1/4 in shaft  withheads of very tough 17-4 PH stainless. Of course it has my “Hinderer Lock bar Stabilizer” installed, and has the tip up, tip down carry option. The blade is my new “Spanto” blade, This innovative blade grind combines the best of the spearpoint grind and the tanto style grind. Length closed: 4.72 in., Blade length: 3.5 inches.  Price: $385

 Darrel Ralph Venturi VIII Balisong

This Bali features carbon fiber inlays, titanium frame and an S30V Tanto style blade. The patented Maxx Glide Pivot Bearing System sets a new standard for ultra-smooth, friction-free opening.  The Maxx Glide Pivot Bearing System will, in most cases, shield the bearings from dust, grit and dirt. The titanium frame features radiused and carved rails and Sure GRIP II grippers inside the rails. The fastest, surest manipulation is the primary goal of the Venturi VIII Balisong. Blade length: 4.25 in.  Price: $550



Ken Steigerwalt

3 1/4 inch long lockback folder with stag scales and ATS-34 steel blade. Price: $750

Trace Rinaldi Tactical Utility Knife

4.25″ Blade of CPM S30V steel, 9.25″ overall with F-22 carbon fiber scales. Multi-carry sheath standard. Price: $375

Spencer Alan Reiter Hornet Recurve

3/16″ x 9″ CPM 154CM, black powder coat, black G-10, black Kydex sheath includes Tech-Lok and canvas shipping bag with dog tag hand engraved specs of knife. Price $300

D’Alton Holder

Larry Harley

Bob Dozier


Rules for the Knife Rights Charter Member Knife Drawing

You must be an individual charter member of Knife Rights, inc. (KRI) who joined between January 9, 2007 and March 9, 2007.  You must be at least 18 years or older at the time of the drawing. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. It is the member’s responsibility to provide a valid, deliverable mailing address and email address to KRI. KRI and its agents, Board, vendors, volunteers and members assume no liability for lost, late, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete, illegible, undelivered applications for membership or membership for which proper payment was not received as of March 9, 2007, which entries into the drawing shall be deemed invalid and shall be immediately disqualified. KRI’s Board members, vendors and participating knife makers and their immediate family are not eligible to participate in this drawing. The member acknowledges that he or she is aware of and agrees with the drawing’s official rules.

The number of prizes awarded depends upon the number of knives donated for the drawing. The value of the prizes depends upon the value of the knives donated and the number of knives donated. The odds of winning depend on the number of knives in the drawing and the number of members who join by the end of the eligibility period.  At least 6 knives will be awarded provided there are at least six eligible members. Knives may not be exactly as shown or described. Winners may not choose which of the knives they will be awarded. There are no alternative prizes. Prizes are subject to delivery of the donated knives to KRI by the knifemaker and KRI shall not be responsible for any delay or failure on the part of a knifemaker to deliver the knife.

All winners will be notified in writing or by phone of the prize won and any requisite procedure to claim the prize. All prizes will be sent to the winner’s listed membership address only.
Winners’ names and locations by city or town, and state, may be mailed to all entrants and may also be posted at If a selected winner is unable to be contacted or located after a period of one hundred and twenty (120) days from the draw date, the prize will be deemed to have been donated to KRI for use by their charitable foundation. All contact attempts shall be made to the address and phone number provided by the member on their membership application. All winners, by entering, authorize KRI to publish their name and likeness on the website and for it to be used in other promotional materials by KRI.

All winners shall be responsible for any and all federal, state and local income or excise taxes, fees, assessments and like charges associated with the prizes and shall comply with all federal, state and local laws and regulations they might be subject to in accepting the prize. If a winner declines to accept a prize, the prize will be awarded to the next member drawn that has not yet won a prize.

Entry purchasers, by participating (and winners, by accepting a prize) release KRI and its respective board, committee members, volunteers, partners, vendors, agents, representatives, sponsors, service agencies and independent contractors, and each of their respective directors, officers, partners, employees and agents, including advertising, public relations, direct marketing and promotion agencies, from any and all liability with respect to participation in the promotion and possession or use of the prize(s) awarded and also acknowledge that they did not receive any representations, warranty or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness. Any liability of KRI shall be limited to price paid for the member’s membership and in the case of any dispute, KRI’s decision shall be final. KRI reserves the right to modify or amend these Rules without notice at any time, so please read this page regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes.