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!

7-inch Hidden Tang

This knife began life as a mistake, with a big notch (from a bolt-hole and pan-head countersink) in the cutting edge. So, it was re-ground to become what you see here. This is the first example you’ve seen here, of … Continue reading

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5-Inch Hidden-Tang Scandi-Ground

Here is a somewhat unusual rendition of my 5-inch Hidden Tang model. The steel is 3/32-inch-thick sawblade material, heat-treated. The observer may notice that each brass bolt has one stainless nut, and one brass nut. Price: $275.00

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Camp Kitchen Knife

Designed as a multi-purpose outdoor tool with an emphasis on food preparation, this belt knife is ground from 1/8-inch-thick 1084 carbon steel. The blade is about 6.4 inches long, the knife weighs almost 7 ounces, and in the sheath, 12.3 … Continue reading

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Making a Simple Hatchet Sheath

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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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