John Kubasek is from Easthampton, MA. He's been a part time knifemaker since 1988. John became a member of the Knifemaker's Guild in 1999. He is also a member of the Northeast Cutlery Collectors Association (NCCA). John specializes in linerlock folders. The frames are made from 6AL4V titanium. For overlay handle material he uses just about everything from exotic woods, pearl, ivory, G-10 and Micarta.