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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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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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Saw Steel Analysis

We recently had the saw steel that I am using in the Nessmuk, Bushcraft, and 6-inch Lightweight knives analyzed by a lab. Here are the results: Carbon – 0.77 % Manganese – 0.49 % Phosphorus – 0.011 % Sulfur – … Continue reading

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