Wayne Hensley Knives
Wayne G. Hensley began making knives part-time in 1973 while holding down a full time job. He joined the Knifemakers’ Guild in 1977 and is currently serving on the Board of Directors as Vice President. When Wayne began making knives, his distinct signature stamp was “wHg”, inside of an arrowhead; but in 1980, Wayne changed the stamp to “HENSLEY”. This change helps to date Wayne’s work. Wayne became a full-time knifemaker in 1999 after his retirement from a 38 years’ career with BellSouth Telecommunications. Wayne, along with his wife Rebecca, reside in Conyers, Georgia USA and he currently holds memberships in The Chattahoochee Cutlery Club, Flint River Knife Club, and a Past President and is a Charter Member of the Georgia Custom Knifemakers’ Guild as well as a previous board member.
Olde Towne Cutlery is proud to represent Wayne Hensley and we believe you will find a remarkable product when you hold his knife in your hand!
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Wayne Hensley Skinner w/Desert Ironwood (C)
Wayne Hensley with Hensley knives makes a gorgeous product. Skinner Knife, Desert Ironwood handles, stainless bolster, 7/64″ Damascus steel, tapered tang, Blade length 3 1/2″, OAL 7 1/2″, leather sheath.
Wayne Hensley Trailing Point Skinner Knife w/Sheath (C)
Wayne Hensley, Trailing Point Skinner Knife, Curly Maple handles, 1/8″ 154CM steel, tapered tang, Blade length 3 3/4″, OAL 8″, leather sheath.
Wayne Hensley 1976 Bowie Knife w/Wood Sheath (C)
Wayne Hensley, 1976 Bowie Knife, Cocobolo handles, 1/4″ 440C steel, full tang, Blade length 6 3/4″, OAL 11 1/2″, wood sheath, certificate of authenticity.
Wayne Hensley Sub Hilt Fighter Knife w/Sheath (C)
Wayne Hensley, Sub Hilt Fighter Knife, Buffalo Horn handles, White pinstripe, 3/16″ ATS34 steel, tapered tang, Blade length 7 1/2″, OAL 12 3/4″, leather sheath.
Wayne Hensley Lavender Jade Paring Knife (C)
Wayne Hensley, Paring Knife, Lavender Jade handles, 1/16″ ATS34 steel, skeletonized full tang, Blade length 5″, OAL 9″.
Wayne Hensley Lavender Jade Boning Knife (C)
Wayne Hensley, Boning Knife, Lavender Jade handles, 3/32″ ATS34 steel, skeletonized full tang, Blade length 6 3/8″, OAL 11 1/2″.
Wayne Hensley Large Slipjoint Folder Mammoth Tooth (C)
Wayne Hensley, Large Slipjoint Folder, Mammoth Tooth Handles, nickel silver bolsters, 1/8″ ATS34 steel, Blade length 3 1/2″, OAL 8 1/4″, closed 4 3/4″.