This knife is made in the likeness of a Hudson Bay Knife. A lot of mountain men in the 1800s and late 1700s traded in their hatchets for this style knife because they believed it to be lighter and more versatile. The Hudson Bay Knife proves very usefull at dropping small trees(3"-4" in diameter), preparing campfire meals, splitting kindling, self defence exc.
Blade length: 9.25" Blade thickness: 1/4" Blade grind: Flat Overall length: 14.5" Steel: 01 tool steel Handle: Indian Rosewood Handle length: 5.25" Rockwell Hardness: 58 **01 tool steel is designed for abrasion resistance or (holding a sharp edge).**
A veg tanned leather sheath, as seen in the pics, will be provided with the purchase.
I will cut the knife from a blank piece of 1/4" O1 tool steel and grind it down. Then send it to a company that specializes in tempering and quenching. The handle will be fastened with two 1/4" #10/32 round female standoff inside the tang of the handle. Four #10/32 black screws will be countersunk into the scales attaching the them as seen in the pic.
Thanks for looking at the Hudson Bay Knife
The HBC knife is everything we could have expected. Now my son in law wants one.
Incredible@ 5 star for sure!!