Kwaiken & Utility

A short, curved knife that was often carried in the sleeve of a Kimono- I make mine with leather sheaths and belt-hangers.

Kiri

2017-10-11T13:59:34+00:00January 1st, 2012|Kwaiken & Utility|

Blade: Damasteel Handle: Afzalia burl with stainless bolts Blade Length: 5cm / 2" Total Length: 18.5cm / 7 1/4" Misc: Kiri is short for kiridashi, a small japanese utility knife. Photo by Högstöm

Craftsman

2017-10-11T13:59:42+00:00January 1st, 2012|Kwaiken & Utility|

Blade: 1050 clay tempered Handle: Stabilized maple w. copper lined thong hole Fittings: Brushed copper Sheath: Is being fitted for a leather belt sheath Blade Length: 10cm / 4" Total Length: 21.5cm / 8 1/2" Misc: New blade grind- adds definition while maintaining a full tip [...]

Cactus Utility

2017-10-11T13:32:57+00:00January 1st, 2012|Kwaiken & Utility|

Blade: 1050 - clay tempered Handle: Stabilized Prickly Pear Cactus w. red fiber liner and bronze lined thong hole Fittings: Textured bronze Sheath: Custom leather w. belt/ boot clip Blade Length: 12cm / 4 3/4" Total Length: 25cm / 10" Misc: Great hunting/utility knife [...]

Helsinki Hunter

2017-10-11T11:22:54+00:00January 1st, 2011|Kwaiken & Utility|

Blade: 1050 clay tempered - great classic wave hamon Handle: Fossil walrus with many different brown tones Fittings: Carved, textured and antiqued bronze Blade Length: 11.5cm / 4 1/2" Total Length: 24cm / 9 1/2" Misc: First knife in this style. Photo by Högström [...]

Gidgee Kwaiken

2017-10-11T11:19:31+00:00January 1st, 2011|Kwaiken & Utility|

Blade: 1050 clay tempered Handle: Australian Ringed Gidgee wood Fittings: Brushed bronze Sheath: Will have a matching leather belt sheath Blade Length: 12.5cm / 5" Total Length: 24cm / 9 1/2" Misc: Classic Högström-style kwaiken. Photo by Högström

Kwaik

2017-10-11T10:43:18+00:00January 1st, 2011|Kwaiken & Utility|

Blade: 1050 clay tempered Handle: Fossil walrus - rust red w. blues and cream colors. Countersunk and domed handle pin Fittings: Carved sterling silver w. bronze spacer Sheath: Custom leather belt sheath Blade Length: 11cm / 4 1/2" Total Length: 23.5cm / 9 [...]