Portraits

Commissioned portrait of renowned knifemaker Gil Hibben

Over the years Gil Hibben achieved fame as a premier custom knifemaker and his work has been featured in, and on the covers of, national gun and knife magazines. He has established a whos-who following of collectors including  John Wayne, Elvis Presley, Steve McQueen, Sylvester Stallone and Steven Segal and world leaders such as Israel's Defense Minister Moshe Dayan, the Sultan of Brunei and Vice-President Dan Quayle.

Gil's fame dramatically increased in 1988 when Sylvester Stallone, who had purchased several of Gil's custom knives for his own collection,  asked Gil to design the now famous knife used in the movie Rambo III. The factory reproduction of that knife has been one of the biggest selling production knives ever produced, selling over 250,000 copies. This was just one of over 30 movies and television shows that have featured Gil's designs including Star Trek Generations.


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