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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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S30V ULU!

This is my first attempt at making an ulu. Traditional blade of the Inuit, it is a big improvement over a discoidal stone blade, which is one of the more common stone knives found in archaeology due to its relative … Continue reading

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Horizontal and Vertical Sheaths with Firesteel Mounted

The sheath on the left is a standard vertical pouch. On the right, is an ambidextrous horizontal sheath. The knife is a 3-inch Compact, in O-1 Tool Steel, and brown canvas. Firesteel handles are also brown canvas micarta.

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The Sentry

Here is a less-usual pattern, made from a piece of 1/4-inch-thick 154CM steel that was left over from a custom order. The guard is 416 Stainless, handle is brown canvas micarta. The sheath is very simple–designed to be carried on … Continue reading

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Puukko Knife with Purple Heartwood and Green Canvas

Here is a knife with a nice blend of wood and canvas phenolic. It is a fine candidate for the belt of someone who wants the minimal guard, comfortable handle, and very efficient edge. Good lightweight knife for general bushcraft!  … Continue reading

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Ivory Micarta–New and Aged

2013 offered several interesting experiences, one of which was the opportunity to watch and compare as Westinghouse Ivory Micarta (a paper/phenolic laminate) ages. In this respect, the man-made material mimics nature. Interesting, to say the least.  So, here are some … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Star

This set of knives is definitely one-of-a-kind! They have been in the process for a long time, in between regular work. The blades are made from Swedish saw steel, heat-treated to approximately RC 58. The blades are about .089 inch … Continue reading

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