This kit provides all the supplies needed to create
your own Fur Trade Style Knife.
- Hand Forged Metal Knife Blade (1/3 tang)
- Pre-Cut and Sized Rough Antler Handle Stock
- Hafting Material
- Animal Hide Glue
- Ochre Pigments
This kit shows you how to use animal hide glue, apply
hafting, and includes many other suggestions to help you be successful in your
After gluing and hafting the blade to the handle try
carving, etching, and decorating to make this knife a unique
The antler handle in this knife kit is usually cut from
the upper beam section of a mule deer antler shed (not crown section).
Handles will vary in size, color, and shape, may include some pithy areas,
and may have some weathering and micro cracks due to them being
naturally shed instead of live harvested from a deer. We find that using
naturally aged components add a great overall look to the final piece,
especially when waxed and polished after the knife has been crafted.
The blade itself is sold with
the edge nicely beveled but not super sharp. Can be sharpened to your projects
Blade is approx 9 3/4 in. x 1 3/4 with 2 in. tang. Kits are