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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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The Grizzly, by William Henry Wright

Of all the bear books I’ve read, this is my favorite.  Inspired by the adventures of “Grizzly Adams,” Mr. Wright spent a lot of time in my neck of the woods, enough time to get realistic about a lot of … Continue reading

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Ka-Bar’s Modern Navy Mk. I– All-Around Workhorse

If the Ka-Bar Navy Mk II USMC fighting/utility knife is too big for you, that is no surprise. Fortunately, it has a little brother, the Navy Mk. I. This knife is much better-sized for dressing and butchering game and fish, … Continue reading

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The Buffalo Skinner

Here is an unusual design, taken from an old hunting knife that a neighbor was fond of, and hand-made from state-of-the-art materials. The upswept blade is just over 5 inches long, 5/32″ thick S30V steel. Overall length of knife is … Continue reading

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7-inch Bowie Knife

One-third the weight of my Classic Bowie, this knife is based on the smaller, lighter bowie-style knives that have filled a prominent place on the belts of cowboys, prospectors, frontiersmen, and hunters. Made of simple 1095 High Carbon steel with … Continue reading

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