I’ve had knives most of my teen and adult life. Growing up learning how to responsibly use and take care of my knives, I have always wanted one thing: Owning a custom knife
While I was scrolling in my Instagram feed something caught my attention. It was the IG page of Jim, AKA @no1jimmypie AKA The Original Pieman.
Looking at his page and pictures, I found out he was a British knife maker, doing it as a hobby. His work was constantly receiving praise and his pictures were incredible.
I made up my mind: I’m ordering a custom knife from Jim!
At the time it seemed that there were two general designs he made: The Piefighter and The Pocket Piefighter. The Pocket Piefighter (PP) being the smaller of the two.
I decided on ordering a Pocket Piefighter .
The ordering process was pretty straight-forward: Contact Jim via DM with a picture and a description of what you want. Looking through his pictures I found a blacked-out knife with black scales and a black blade. Knife choice: Check!
Now the sheath…: The Pocket Piefighter comes with a kydex sheath designed to be worn on the small of your back ( the 6 o’clock position). I wanted a somewhat original sheath so I ordered the Kryptek Mandrake pattern for my sheath.
I sent all the information to Jim and he informed me about the process, the price and materials that will be used. Communication is key! and communication with Jim was excellent.
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