Robert "Bob" Waldorf Loveless (or RW Loveless) was an American knife maker who designed and popularized the hollow-ground drop point blade and the use of full tapered tangs and screw-type handle scale fasteners.
He is cited by other knife-makers and collectors as one of the most innovative custom knife makers in the world, a near legendary figure.
Loveless signature design was to use red liner on the handle and (in his words) to "Dress a knife like a woman with lipstick on”
The Handle: Stag and red liner
The Blade Steel: ATS 34
The Guard: 414 Stainless Steel
The scabbard: West Texas design with Concho and Lone Star
This is a very popular hunting knife. Everyone thought that Loveless absolutely nailed the drop-point design.