Handmade Knives & Hand Tools
  1. Custom handmade draw knife

Custom to Order Heavy Duty Draw Knives

We hand build custom draw knives for log home builder's, woodworkers,  furniture makers, bowyers and bushcraft enthusiasts and those who need  a custom made heavy duty draw knife that will peel logs, shape timber while keeping it's razor edge through knots. We guarantee it.                 Bushcraft Edge Tool Review
  1. carver's draw knife
  2. peeling a log
  3. draw knife shaping
  4. draw knife with a 1/2" thick leaf spring steel blade
  5. Tough and strong small draw knife
  6. Custom draw knife
  7. 3 larger draw knives
  8. up, down and sheathed draw knives.
  9. peeling and shaping logs.
  10. Carving tools
  11. 10 inch edge draw knife

Hand made draw knives  made from high carbon lumber mill head sawblade and  spring steel.  Full tang  and cut from one piece of steel. They are custom to order. A traditional hand forged woodcarving hand tool,  hardened and differentially tempered for toughness .
We hand fordge only tough and strong steels.   Time and effort is involved processing these steels 
but it is well worth it.. Hand carved fruitwood handles are fit for comfort. You can request the handles to be wrapped in leather.

  1. 6 foot saw blade, our steel for survival knives and woodworking tools
  2. 6 foot saw blade being cut up
  3. Our steel stock
  4. Wrecked car flipped over.
Hand hewing logs, log peeling and shaping logs and timbers. A smaller HD draw knife for bushcraft, carvers tools, camp furniture construction, log rails and a good addition to a wood worker's kit. The edge and slow curves in the blade and handles are hand forged into the tool.
  1. Managing Director
  2. saw blade steel for draw knives
  3. Finished draw knife
We forge adze, slicks and chisels from spring steel, 5160 and head sawblade. Tough, high carbon steel for drawknives, adze, chisels and slicks. 

Our drawknives are fit with handmade 8 oz leather edge sheaths, saddle stitched by hand and reinforced with saddle rivets. Your tool is delivered razor sharp and, in the future, you may ship it back to us to be re-sharpened.  Along with the tool to be re-sharpened please include return shipping. You pay the shipping. The sharpening is free of charge.

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  1. Draw knife handle to blade
  2. draw knife with the Cariboo Blades knifemakers mark
From a 10 inch (25cm) edge to a 4 inch (10 cm) edge.  Curved blade or straight blades. Based on a 1/4 inch spine with 5 inch handles. Priced from $300-$1200. We'll make them bigger if you want.
Our heavy duty draw knives are comfortable and easy on your wrists.  The angle of the handles, curve in the blade and the weight of the tool allow you to use the strength of your legs and your body weight with greater drawing power.

We have a short tutorial about how to sharpen our draw knives. Simple step by step with pictures.
Sharpening a draw knife.

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