Cariboo Blades Tools & Knives
Handmade Custom Forged Knives & Tools, Working Art Since 1997
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Custom, Hand Forged Heavy Duty Draw Knives

Log home builder’s tools, timber & rail hand tools, woodcarving draw knives for craftpeople. Handmade draw knives for peeling & shaping logs,

Traditional Woodworking Hand Tools, Handmade Draw Knives. British Columbia, Canada.

  • Log peeling draw knives

  • Log home building draw knives

  • Carving draw knives

  • Wood working draw knives

  • Timber framing draw knives

Custom draw knives with weight to work with. .

Hand built to last. Full tang drawknives cut from one piece of steel. Custom to order, hand made, hand forged and differentially temper to hold a superb edge using high carbon lumber mill head sawblade and leaf spring steel.
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 with a bit of leather for extra grip.
Our draw knives carry a lifetime guarantee.

Hand forged draw knife, straight edged, bevel down.

Use your legs and your body weight for greater drawing power. Angled handle, curved blade, weight of the steel.

Custom Draw knife “log peeler”. 7 inch curved 5/16 thick hand forged blade.


Handmade custom drawknife. 8” blade, 5” full tang handles, butternut wood handle scales.

Hand forged leaf spring steel draw knife, bevel up, apple wood handles and leather.

Custom to order with a lifetime guarantee on craftsmanship and materials.

Draw knife with 10” of curved edge for peeling logs and shaping.

Heavy Duty handmade draw knives. Walnut handles.


Carbon saw blade and spring steel, 3/16 to 1/2 inch thick. The knives are full tang and cut from one piece of steel. The blades and tangs are hardened and differentially tempered, blending tempers for toughness and strength. Angles are forged into the blades and tangs for strength and toughness.


Shaping logs. Drawing feathers with a draw knife, 10 inch edge.

Log Peeler.

Log Peeler.

Big log peeling draw knives

Big log peeling draw knives

We also forge adze, slicks and chisels from spring steel, 5160 and head sawblade. Tough, high carbon steel for drawknives, adze, chisels and slicks.

Please visit the Wood Carving Knives and Tools page.



Custom made draw knife, Straight 6”” edge, bevel up.


Custom hand forged draw knife with a 4” straight edge. Bevel up. Apple wood handles.

Smaller HD draw knives for a bushcraft kit, carving furniture construction, peeling logs. The edge and slow curves in the blade and handles are hand forged in. This one from 1/2 inch spring steel.

Small heavy duty draw knife. 1/2” thick, 4” edge hand forged spring steel (5160) straight edge,

The blade is 2 1/2” wide. Its bevel is down. It has 3 1/2” full tang handles with apple wood scales.


Making a draw knife. Handmade draw knife in a vise.

Custom draw knives for log home builders, log furniture makers, wood workers, wood carvers and bushcrafters who need the best heavy duty draw knife that peel and shape logs and timbers. They will keep their razor edge through the toughest knots.


The handles are 4 inches long to start. Handle scale wood of your choice from our stock. We’ve apple, walnut, yew, cherry, butternut, red mahogany and antler. You can request the angle you want your handles. The draw knives include handmade leather blade sheaths and we’ll wrap a bit of leather on your handles if you wish.

When you order an edge 7 inches and over we’ll add 1 inch of extra length to the handles at no charge (5 inch long handles)

Tell us what you need and we will build it. Custom made, handmade and hand forged. Contact us.

Hand forged custom draw knives. 10 inch and 4 inch edges. Handle angles can differ depending on the tasks.

Hand forged custom draw knives. 10 inch and 4 inch edges. Handle angles can differ depending on the tasks.

  • ¼ inch thick,

  • 4 inches of edge,   

  • 4 inch  handles,      $350. Each additional inch costs, $135.

Larger 1/2 thick drawknives

  •  ½ inch thick,

  • 4 inches of edge,

  • 4 inch handles,      $385.  Each additional inch costs, $175.

They come with a handmade 8 oz leather sheath built with saddle rivets and 8 oz leather. Your tool is delivered razor sharp and you may ship it back to us to be re-sharpened. You pay return shipping. The sharpening is free of charge.