This every day carry knife (designed for the Africa Hunting forum) has a 3 inch blade of .125 1084 steel. Comes with either standard vertical or a horizontal cross draw sheath. Right or left handed. . This one has buffalo horn handles and horozontal carry sheath but standard sheath also available
The Classic mini skinner with its 3 1/4 inch blade of 1/8 1084 is suitable for all small game from goats to deer and makes for a compact carry knife that is still able to perform the big tasks of field dressing and skinning you game animals.
The top one has curved paper micarta bolster with NZ Matai handles and a lanyard tube while the lower one has olivewood handles. Comes standard with sheath. Upgrades available.
This knife is 8 inches overall with an 4 inch blade of 1/8 1084 and 4 inch handle and was designed as an all round knife for hunting and edc chores for someone who was in and out of a vehicle as part of work schedule.
This example is upgraded with spalted buckeye over the bronze curve backed bolster on a stone washed blade in an initialed and border stamped sheath with attached honing steel.
The closed top sheath with leading edge closure is to prevent the rifle stock rubbing against the more common center of the sheath face snap closure. The Sam Browne stud is placed to be out of the way yet still accessible for knife removal and return while preventing loss while hunting. Offered on Tahr Hunter and larger models.
With a number of requests for having a steel with the knife I can now offer a 6 1/2 in steel in a sheath attached to the main sheath sewn in as part of the welt. for the smaller knives the steel is scaled to fit proportionally for length. This is one shown with the hunter Skinner for how they are presented.
The Heavy Hunter has a 5 inch blade of .170/4.3mm in either 1075 carbon or NitroV Stainless. This knife will handle the heaviest hunting chores but still retains the dexterity for the finer work. Various handle upgrade options available with pricing noted for plain grained wood. The knife shown has exhibition grade Walnut over CB buffalo horn bolsters on carbon steel blade
For the pig hunter who likes to get in close and finish the hunt with a knife this is the knife for you. A 6 inch blade of .170 1075 high carbon steel, saber ground with relieved top edge for easy and deep penetration, this is a strong blade that will take the punishment this type of hunting often brings with it. Plenty of finger cover to stop any forward movment of the hand during engagment. Acacia wood handles as standard. This one has SS bolsters with black G10 and nickle silver spacers under the ebony handle.
The field boning knife if designed for use in the field where the animal is on the ground rather than hanging which the professional boning knfe is more suited to. below).
The boning knife has both styles of handle available and has a 4 inch blade of .125 1084 steel
The top knife has a Rimu and buffalo horn handle and the bottom one has blackwood and buffalo horn.
The professional boning knife has a 6 inch blade of 1/8 1075 carbon steel and is ideal for boning animals that are hanging as is usual in a butcher shop or when animals are taken from the field to be broken down in an area with hanging capabilities. Standard with Acacia or Eucalyptus. This one has Swamp Kauri.
For the larger animal processing the cimeter with its 12 1/2 inch x 1/8 1075 HC blade makes easy work of slicing the large muscle groups into steaks etc. Often called a steaking or butchering knife, they can be ordered with blade lengths 9 inch through to the max 12 1/2 inch shown here. This one has a handle upgrade with quilted macrocarpa over a buffalo horn bolster
This is the lion knife of Harry Wollhurter who used his to kill a lion that attacked him on his horse. The lion bit into his shoulder and subsequently dragged him for 60 yards before Harry was able to reach for his knife to kill the lion. Acacia wood as standard with upgrades offered for this knife. Harrys amazing story of this dramatic event can be read here https://www.africahunting.com/threads/the-lion-knife.28385/
A very versatile historic design accross a widerange of every day uses. This one has a forge finish on the 1075 HC blade with rosewood over brass. Standard is with plain blackwood or eucalyptus and the brass bolster without lanyard tube in unadorned (crossdraw sheath. Upgrade wood options available