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Knives for sale... Updated 19th March 2014

Historic Scalpel - £125 Order Now

Steak Knife or Scalpel
Three inch blade of 1095, mirror polished, etched for hamon. Cord-bound, brass-pinned Myrtle-Burl handle on integral tang. Burgundy scuplted blad cover. Would make a great steak-knife!
 

Damascus & Thuya Sub-Hilt - £375 Order Now

Damascus and Thuya Burl Sub-Hilt Knife
Seven and a half inches overall. Three and a half inch blade of 1095/15N20 Damascus steel. Four inch handle of Thuya Burl and ebony, with copper fittings. Welted chestnut pouch sheath of sculpted veg-tanned cowhide, riveted belt-loop
 

Brut de Forge - £95 Order Now

Brut de Forge Knife
Four and a quarter inch blade of 1095, forge-finished integral handle, handsewn welted black pouch sheath.

Sgian Dubh ~ £295 SOLD

Handmade Sgian Dubh
Seven and a quarter inches overall. Three inch, single-edged blade of clay-tempered 1095 .Handcarved burl sycamore handle, natural inclusions inlaid with gold. Brass bolster. Handsewn sheath.

Oak-Burl Kitchen Knife - £125 Order Now

Oak-Burl Kitchen Knife
Three and five-eighths inch blade of CS70. Lacquered handle of buffalo horn and Oak-Burl. Tooled burgundy pouch sheath.
 

Cord-Wrapped Integral - large SOLD small £65 Order Now

Integral 'EDC' Knives
Four and three-eighths and two and three-quarter inch 1095 blades respectively. Waxed-cord grips on integral tang handles, and matching blue-black handsewn pouch sheaths (waterproofed and waxed). Available singly or as a pair.
 

Elm Handled Viking Knife - £225 SOLD

Elm and Antler Handle Viking Knife
Ten and a quarter inches overall. Five and a quarter inch blade of 1095 steel, clay-tempered. Five inch handle of hand-carved elm, with red deer antler bolster. Scandinavian style pouch sheath of vegetable tanned tooling cowhide, with woven-in belt-loop
 

Baltic War Knife - £475 Order Now

Baltic War Knife
Seventeen inches overall. Eleven and a half inch blade of 1095 steel, clay-tempered with temper line. Six inch handle of carved bird’s eye sycamore. 240 grit satin finish, deep ferric etch, oxides rubbed out with 800 grit, gives a french grey look. (Can be maintained with steel wool, holds oil better than a finer finish, and plenty smooth enough to cut.) Extra-long Scandinavian-style handsewn sculpted pouch sheath of vegetable tanned tooling cowhide, with woven-in belt loop.
 
Day Sporran

Day Sporran £75. Order Now

Blue-black cowhide, lined with coffee-coloured suede, laced/tasselled with silk and waxed thread. Hand-tooled and resist-dyed original knotwork patterns front and back. Brass popper and hanging loops. Suede interior pocket and removable money-pouch. Would also work as a belt-bag.

 

Wakimono - £750 Order Now

Wakimono
15" blade, with 8" handle. Blade is 1086M, clay hardened, hand forged copper habaki, brass seppas, wrought iron tsuba, brass fuchi and kashira, walnut handle core with rawhide overwrap, oar shaped walnut scabbard with rawhide wrap. Email for details.
 

Myrtle Handled Hunter - £175 Buy Now

Myrtle Handled Hunter
Ten inches overall, five inch carbon steel blade, myrtle handle with copper pins. More...
 

Duan Jian ~ £750

Duan Jian

Sixteen inch, double-edged blade of 1095 high carbon steel, clay quenched for hard edges and a springy spine. The blade has been polished, antiqued and etched to bring out the beautiful double hamon. Handle is carved walnut with a reconstituted malachite spacer, and a copper pommel plate, with hidden pins and pommel nut, secured with epoxy. The scabbard is carved walnut with reconstituted malachite inlays. There is a carved belt-loop, inlayed and glued to the back, and bound in place with fine cord. Email for more images and purchase details.

Duan Jian Style Short-Sword
 

'Sam Bell' Dirk - £425 Buy Now

Sam Bell Dirk

Ten and three quarter inches overall, carved Swedish carbon steel blade. Sycamore handle, with engraved copper mounts and steel fittings, tooled cowhide sheath. More images...

Bird & Trout Knife - £220 Buy Now

Bird & Trout Knife
Four and a half inch blade of CS70 Swedish steel, full-tang Sycamore handle with a Wenge bolster. Comes with a hand-sewn, Scandianavian-style pouch sheath. More images...
 

No Longer Available...

Classic Seax - £425 SOLD

Classic Seax Knife for Sale
Seven and three-quarter inch blade of 1095 steel, olive wood and carved ebony handle. Hand-sewn leather suspension sheath in the traditional style, dyed to a complex ox-blood finish. More images...
 

Pair of Cord-Wrapped Knives - £150, or £80 each SOLD

Cord-Wrapped, Forge Finished Knife
Matched pair of forge-finished knives - same high-quality blades, with a stripped-back finish and matching low price! Available singly or as pair, with riveted pouch sheaths. More...
 

Carved Antler Sgian Dubh - £195 SOLD

Carved Antler Sgian Dubh
Well worth a look!

 

Viking Hunter - £225 SOLD

Viking Hunting Knife
1095 steel blade with differential temper, handcarved bird's-eye sycamore handle. More...
 
Celtic Horseman's Knife ~ SOLD
Celtic Horseman's Knife
Four and a half inch blade of 1/8th inch wide 1095 steel, clay hardened in oil, with a dark etch. Sculpted copper blade collar and copper pin, carved sycamore handle. Nine and a quarter inches overall. Hand-tooled (spiral pattern) and sewn welted pouch sheath, riveted belt-loop.
 

Forge Special - Cord Wrapped Knife: SOLD

Cord Wrapped Knife

This one is nine inches overall, with a five inch, slim, blade, and a forge-finished handle wrapped in cord. Black welted pouch sheath. Click photo for larger image.

 

Merovingian Seax - SOLD

Merovingian Seax

Reproduction of a 7th century Continental seax, based primarily on the Nijmegen seax. Laminated steel blade, etched to show pattern. Yew handle, traditional suspension-style sheath with relief sculpted knot. More....

Japanese Kwaiken - SOLD

Japanese Kwaiken
Nine inches overall. Sycamore sheath, Thuya Burl and Ebony handle. Heat finished copper habaki, hamon on 1095 steel blade. More images...
 

Integral Tanto - SOLD

Integral Tanto for Sale
Thirteen and a half inches overall. The handle is a tanned ray-skin same over an integral steel core, overlaid with a wrap of khaki-green parachute cord, finished with several 'turks head' knots. The blade is seven and a half inch nagasa, shobu zukuri in 1086 steel, water quenched. It is double-edged, and the hamon lies close to the grind-line top and bottom. More images...
 

Curlicue Pocket Knife - SOLD

Forged Curlicue Pocket Knife for Sale
Three inch blade of heat-golden steel with hamon temper-line. Unique open-work handle of brass, heat-blued forged steel and ebony, file-worked on the spine. Hand-tooled, sculpted leather sheath. More...
 
 

 

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