What’s on the bench
Always like adding a little filework to my EDCs - why not make a knife classy as well as functional!
Well, here she is - Lignum Vitae Palm Skinner, W23. Great little compact skinning knife. Beautiful green, brown and amber tones in the wood - turned out really well!
Ever hear of Lignum Vitae? Interesting material - one of the top 10 hardest woods in the world. Very durable for outdoor use due to its density and natural oils. Thought I'd try it out on this little palm skinner.
Need to grind a blade bevel on these EDC knife blanks before the filework gets done. Some guys eyeball it, but I like the using this homemade jig - gives me an equal plunge line on both sides of the knife.
Had a bit of extra time in between working on the EDCs to start making this little palm skinning knife....
Which wood to use for these EDC knife handles? Always tough to choose! Flame Maple and Burled Elm are popular with everyone (also two of my favorites) so will go with these. But, to keep it interesting.... I infused some color into the wood so each is a variation of...
Had great success with the last run of EDC knives so decided to make a few more. These have slightly bigger handles - 4.5 inches with 3.25 inch blades. All full tang, fixed blade made from ATS-34 stainless steel. E7 and E8 are Drop Points E9 is a Drop Point with a...
Something new just in time for Christmas! Now available for purchase on the website - E5 and E6. Both have a unique style of blade called a seax. Which one do you want - the curly koa or the flame maple! Check out E3 for a drop point style EDC.
A new customer picked up this figured maple EDC the other day. That means I only have the birdseye maple left - maybe you need it for a Christmas present!
3 inch clip point blade with beautiful spalted maple handle - total length 7 inches. Just love the wood on this EDC. Mailed this one out the other day.