Utility/Hunter with Banksia Pod

Product Description for Utility/Hunter with Banksia Pod

Maker: Arno Bernard (click to see more by this maker)
Price: $190.00
Item num: 102035
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 3.25 in.
Cutting edge length: 2.75 in.
Total length: 6.75 in.
Blade height (at heel): 0.85 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.13 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.12 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.03 in.
Item weight: 2.40 oz.
Shipment weight: 3.4 oz.
Blade: Satin finished Bohler S35VN stainless steel
Handle: Stabilized banksia pod set on a full tang
Sheath: Cape buffalo hide pouch style leather sheath
Description: Arno Bernard Sr. is a maker from South Africa and has been making knives for over 35 years. He has been a member of the Knifemakers Guild of Southern Africa (KGSA) for over 20 years. Living in South Africa has allowed him the luxury of using many different exotic handle materials -- some even collected himself.
This small drop point utility is made from American-made Crucible CPM-S35VN stainless steel The premium steel and an exceptional heat treatment ensure optimal edge holding and durability. The blade is hollow ground to a thin, high performance edge. The spine has been rounded for a comfortable grip.
Stabilized banksia pod (Banksia grandis) handle scales are set to the full tang using stainless steel pins. Australian banksia pods are the fruit of the Bull Banksia tree. The dense, wood-like core has seed cavities that provide a very unique appearance. These are filled with red translucent resin.
This sturdy knife is comfortable to hold and has excellent balance. From caping and skinning, to cooking around the campsite, this knife has you covered as a perfect everyday carry!
Excellent work throughout!

Availability: In stock. Usually ships in 1-2 business days