Maynard Linder

Maynard Linder began crafting authentic, hand-made ulus in 1990, and by 1997 he left a successful Journeyman Carpentry career to make knives and ulus full-time. Today, he supplies knives to gift shops around the state, and to individuals around the world. He is excited by the prospects of a “home gallery,” where he can present unique designs for discerning customers. Maynard Linder began crafting authentic, hand-made ulus in 1990, and by 1997 he left a successful Journeyman Carpentry career to make knives and ulus full-time.Today, he supplies knives to gift shops around the state, and to individuals around the world.He is excited by the prospects of a “home gallery,” where he can present unique designs for discerning customers.

Maynard spends his time making knives and ulus, so he can sojourn to the Seward Peninsula, and collect shed antler for his knife handles. When he has the chance, he works on carvings, such as Native-inspired masks, or ivory jewelry.

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