Thanks, guys...I'm sure John will get a warm and fuzzy feeling from the kind remarks. :thumbup: I had no idea what John was actually going to build for me. I asked him if he'd consider a two blade knife and gave him a few of my likes and dislikes as far as patterns, blades, size and scale material were concerned. I wanted the project to be enjoyable for him so I asked him to build one that he could have some fun with. I was actually quite surprised that he sent me a gunstock pattern as I only own one, a large clip point / pen blade version by Enrique Pena. John's knife is in my pocket as we speak. He and I spent a good while on the phone last night going over all the pluses and minuses of the knife and construction. (John asked me beforehand to give him honest feedback and so I tried to provide as much info as my eyes and hands could glean at first blush.) The pattern was based upon John's own drawing and rendition. It was not based upon any particular production model. John told me that he selected the blades based upon what I had told him I liked. Overall, I couldn't be more pleased and am enjoying toting this handsome little fella around in pocket. The 52100 takes a very nice edge as well. Thanks again, John.