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New Handles on BlackFox Kukri and Kabar Parangatang

Here are a couple more handle upgrades. The factory handles are shown in the photo for comparison. Totally different feel, for sure! Advertisements

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Another Buck 119 “Special” Re-Handled

The original handle was broken off, and the owner had done a nice job of fitting it with wooden panels to replace the phenolic. It was held together with electrical tape. As with old bandaids, adhesive tape has a propensity … Continue reading

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PTS Bush Knife Review

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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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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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