Author Archives: christophersknifeblog

About christophersknifeblog

I am a knifemaker and dealer, and live a very diversified life in the mountains of central Idaho. I love nature, agriculture, and homesteading. My knifemaking motto and advertising slogan is, "Knives Built for the Bush." I intend them to be efficient, durable, comfortable, functional, graceful equipment for life's challenges and opportunities. My website is www.ctfischerknives.com. Please visit!

Flint-on-Flint Firestarting

For practitioners of primitive arts, flint-and-steel has long been a mainstay of fire-starting. Better yet, is if we can hit two rocks together and light our fires. Flint-and-steel is excellent training to learn the technique of making and catching sparks. … Continue reading

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Fix-Ups–Hunter and Chef

Here are some blades that came in poor shape, and have gotten a face lift. The Hunter The knife arrived with a thick, dull edge, and missing its pommel. So, I sharpened it, filled the handle cavity with epoxy, and … Continue reading

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Starting a Fire With Water and Plastic

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Brown Canvas Buffalo Skinner, S30V Steel

This is the first knife of this style that I have made with brown canvas micarta, as far as I can remember. $395.

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Because You Can…

“Because you can and they can’t, and that is enough reason to help a neighbor.”

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Gathering Fir Pitch

Sorry, the video got deleted accidentally, then re-uploaded. It’s back!

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Obstacle or Bulwark? The Wall of Separation

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