Down East knives by Maine Knife Company

The Exclusive Down East Knife

Vote for your favorite of these two exclusive knives crafted for Down East by the Maine Knife Company!

JP Nickerson, of the Maine Knife Company designed and built these two Down East knives, and we’re trying to decide which one we like best. Help us decide by voting for your favorite, and JP will get to work building the top vote-getter and will have it available in his shop this spring.


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Maine Knife Company

More about the Maine Knife Company: JP Nickerson has lived in Maine his entire life. As a young boy he spent a lot of time in the Maine woods with his father, who was a registered Maine Guide. JP learned how to fly fish at age five and learned how to hunt at age eight. As he grew into adulthood JP began collecting knives. JP has collected, bought and sold knives from all over the world for over 25 years. His passion for the collectible knife industry was the catalyst of the Maine Knife Company being formed. JP uses his decades-long study of the industry to create a unique collection of knife designs for the Maine Knife Company. Working out of Bangor, Maine, JP puts a tremendous amount of time into the design of each Maine Knife Company knife. He insists on the finest materials and pays attention to the most minor details when designing his knives.