Karl Schroen Knives

Clarence Karl Schroen 1935-2023

A Memorial Mass will be held for Karl Schroen on May 19, 2023 at 6 PM at St. Sebastian Catholic Church, 7983 Covert Lane, Sebastopol, California

Inventory For Sale September 2020

These knives were in inventory this September. Some have been sold.

Seven Knives December 2018

Seven culinary and utility knives in inventory, December, 2018.

Seven Knives May 2018

Seven utility knives photographed May, 2018.

Four Scrimshaw Knives December 2017

Four Knives featuring scrimshaw by Steve Magill photographed December, 2017.

A Carving Set

A carving set by Karl Schroen with scrimshaw by Steve Magill and a box by Ron Brotherton. Photographed by Jim Cooper.

At Karl's Forge

Three photographs made at Karl Schroen's forge while he was working. Photographed by Ron Koeberer.

Six Knives

Six knives by Karl Schroen. Photographed at the beginning of 2003, these knives include some new developments in steel and handle materials.

A Gallery of Schroen Knives

A gallery of nine color photographs of knives by Karl Schroen. A variety of functional and beautiful styles are available. All are made of hand forged modern tool steels such as ATS-34, a high carbon stainless steel.

The Hand Forged Knife

Karl Schroen's how-to book published by Knife World. Currently out of print, a new edition is in the works. A look at the cover and table of contents of the previous edition of this well regarded book that is illustrated with photographs showing Schroen's working methods.

Upcoming Shows

Due to Covid, normal show activity is on hold. Karl participated in the 2020 Kings Mountain Virtual Art Fair. https://kingsmountainartfair.org/

Cutler and author of the book, "The Hand Forged Knife."

Karl Schroen, 4042 Bones Road, Sebastopol, California, 95472, 707-823-4057