Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s):
Are you currently accepting orders?
I do have a waitlist for my Loveless Designed knives. For my own designs or customer designs, I will consider it on a case by case basis. Please contact me for details.
Why are your knives marked “Loveless Design?”
Knives marked in this manner are made using patterns provided directly from the Loveless shop. These knives are designed by R.W. (Bob) Loveless.
I learned to make Loveless Designed knives directly from Bob Loveless and Jim Merritt. These two gentlemen generously passed on decades of knowledge to expedite my progress as a knifemaker.
I’m asked this quite frequently: Are you authorized to use the Loveless “football style” logo shape?
Yes, I asked Bob Loveless back in 2008 if this was possible, to my surprise he replied with a simple, resounding “Sure!” My earlier Loveless Designed knives were marked “Marcus Lin, maker, Torrance, Calif.”
After Bob passed away in September 2010, Jim Merritt changed the shop logo (from “maker” to “knives”) -and he also suggested that I change my logo to “Loveless Design.” I have been using this logo for Bob’s designs since...