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Maple Tiger Bush knife

From the boreal forest in British Columbia, a tough handmade 4 1/2 inch drop point blade hunting knife.

Custom Handmade Hunting Knives

Custom Bushcraft Knives

Custom hand forged hunting knife. Long handle, thick spine, high carbon lumber mill saw blade steel. A tough, strong handmade knife.

Custom hand forged hunting knife. Long handle, thick spine, high carbon lumber mill saw blade steel. A tough, strong handmade knife.

 Hand forged, high carbon steel, drop point knife with a 4 3/4 inch long blade, 5 - 6 mm spine, differentially tempered blending tempers for a tough blade and a strong edge. The handle has an antler butt with a lanyard hole lined with brass, tiger maple wood scales fastened with threaded brass and stainless steel pins, copper spacers, the copper spacers are peened in. The tang is hollow ground for balance over the finger guard. We can put a hunting knife edge on or a bushcraft edge. The hunting edge, photo above. We leave all the heat treatment colours and create images of the aurora borealis manipulating clay and glass. A face and helps with rust protection.

Custom hunting knife, saw teeth in the butt.

Custom hunting knife, saw teeth in the butt.

Tapered spine. 1/4 inch at the finger guard.

Tapered spine. 1/4 inch at the finger guard.

Handmade patinas manipulated with clay and glass.

Handmade patinas manipulated with clay and glass.

Handmade custom hunting knife, drop point, spear point with a long 5 inch handle.

Handmade custom hunting knife, drop point, spear point with a long 5 inch handle.

9 1/2" overall length. 4 3/4 inch hand forged spear point blade. 1/4 " spine, long 5 1/4 inch handle, brass guard, peened copper, a wedge of apple wood, tiger maple wood scales & a moose antler butt with a brass lined lanyard hole. We can drop the point a bit more or raise the point a bit more.


What customers have said:

“The maple tiger is one of the most beautiful knives I've ever seen, GREAT job, above expectations”.

- Wim (Belgium)


“Thanks very much I really appreciate the attention to detail and the quality of the knives. I will enjoy carrying and using them”.

-Bruce (9" Moose Crown Camp knife, Maple Tiger bushcraft knife) USA

 

Maple Tiger Bushcraft Knife

Custom handmade bushcraft knife. Scandi edge.

Custom handmade bushcraft knife. Scandi edge.

Equipped with a firesteel and loop sewn into the sheath and braided leather locking lanyards for knife security.

We make them tough with some weight so you can feel the knife's strength. All our tools and knives come with a lifetime guarantee.

For bushcraft or hunting. We can customize the edge geometry. The spearpoint and drop point blades are hand forged from high carbon lumber mill saw blade steel. Please visit our Process page to learn about us.

Custom bushcraft knife. The bushcraft version of the Maple Tiger knife.

Custom bushcraft knife. The bushcraft version of the Maple Tiger knife.

Copper, Brass, Antler and Wood

Maple Tiger handmade hunting knife.

Maple Tiger handmade hunting knife.

Hunting knife’s spine. Peened copper tiger stripes.

Hunting knife’s spine. Peened copper tiger stripes.

 

The Maple Tiger is $1250.

Braided lanyards, fire steels and loops are options. Visit our Custom Sheaths page to learn more about different knife and sheath options we offer.