Chris and his family live in Rexburg Idaho. He built his first bit in high school then he and his wife attended Miller Bit and Spur School in 2000 after looking for silver to mount on a saddle. He enjoys making California style spade bits and saddles and has tried to improve with each piece of gear he’s made.
This year’s bit features large 2 inch sterling flowers with 14 karat gold filled centers, sterling filigreed overlays that have been contoured, and fine silver inlays. The mouthpiece is a 4.25 inch Spanish spade, 5.25 inches wide and it’s been offset forward on the cheeks for improved balance.
It’s finished in a bright Nitre blue finish.