Coffin Handled Hunter

SKU
132751
Date Added:
03/22/13
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0
Price: $225.00
Overview
Note from Maker: "A smaller version of Rezin Bowie's original bowie design. the 4 inch blade is a handly length for everyday hunting and utility tasks, while the coffin handle makes for a very secure grip."

This custom fixed blade features a hand rubbed flat ground satin finish blade. Mokume bolsters with red and black liners and mosaic pins. Coffin shaped scales are made of sweet Gun tree seed pods imbedded in Aluminte Resin by Pat Ankrom. Full tang construction with 1/8" blade stock and 1 1/8" blade depth. Includes a leather sheath. Very nice work and great use of unique materials. Brand new from the maker. Blade Steel: CPM154
Product Details
  • Blade Length
    4.25
  • Overall Length
    8.875
  • Weight (oz)
    5.9
  • Source
    From Maker
Additional Specs
  • Knife Type
    Full Tang, Has Sheath
  • Blade Material
    154 CM
  • Blade Details
    Drop Point, Spear Point
  • Handle Material
    Wood
ABOUT THE MAKER
Bolden, Joel
I was born on July 16th, 1944 in Lackawanna, NY (just south of Buffalo). I joined the Navy in Feb. 1962 and retired as a Senior Chief Petty Officer (E-8) on April 30th, 1984. I spent most of my career overseas and/or riding fast attack subs.We lived in the country, and I worked summers on my cousin's farm in North Collins, NY. Everybody in the family hunted, fished, camped, etc. My father ran a small gun business for a while. He was an avid collector of any kind of weapon. I had my first knife at six years old (Imperial Kamp King - faux Boy Scout knife). I grew up reading Kephart, Nessmuk, Olson, etc.I started making knives in 1996. I started with old Sandvik files and did them almost entirely by hand. I discovered Bob Engnath a couple years before he died, and started buying stainless blades from him. I eventually bought a small 1" x 30" grinder and started grinding 440C and ATS-34, mainly. I moved on to a Sears 2" x 42" grinder and ran that for eight years until buying a KMG a couple years ago. I still have all three and use them all.I build all kinds of different designs; some are mine and some are old, historical patterns done in modern steels/materials. I work mainly in D-2 and 154CM, but also use S-30V and BG-42 (when I can get some). I use all sorts of handle materials. Now that I'm retired, I have more time to devote to making knives. I do take orders, normally only for my own designs, but I prefer to build and sell my own."
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