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Custom, Hand Forged Draw Knives

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

Handmade draw knives for peeling & shaping logs,

Traditional handmade wood working tools and knives. Our draw knife blades are forged from high carbon steel we’ve recovered from lumber mill saw blade leaf springs

Hand forged draw knife, bevel down.

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

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

For pricing and to view more pictures in galleries please visit our online catalogue.

Curved edge for peeling logs and shaping.

The draw knives would start at $300 for 4 inches of edge. $ 175 an inch after that.

Heavy Duty handmade draw knives

We forge lumber mill carbon sawblade 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 The edges have wide bevels at 25 degrees. Cherry, apple, walnut and yew wood scales for the handles. We'll wrap a bit of leather for grip if you want.

Drawing feathers with a draw knife, 10 inch edge.

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

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Custom draw knife, Straight 6”” edge, Bevel up

Hand forged draw knife with a 4” straight edge.

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 1/2 inch hand forged spring steel. Straight edge, bevel down. 2 1/2 inch wide blade.

Visit our online catalogue Draw Knives page for more information and pictures.