CASSTROM 10618 Safari - Curly Birch Fixed Blade Knife

12C27 Blade Steel, Curly Birch Handle, Leather Sheath

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Safari - a small but competent knife from Casström. Designed by renowned English custom knife maker Alan Wood known for his hand made Bushcraft and Deer Stalking knives.

A compact hunting knife featuring a 6 cm stainless steel blade with a hollow grind. The blade is made using a full‐tang construction, features a tapered tang and is made in 12c27 Swedish Stainless steel (HRC 59). 

The tapered tang and shape of the handle makes the knife very nicely balanced and comfortable. The stabilized curly birch handle is tough, water resistant and low maintenance. 

Comes with a strong leather sheath. The design, in combination with the materials used makes this a very beautiful but highly resilient tool. Ideal as a small skinner for small deer and as a small belt knife for safari hunters.

About the designer: 
Alan Wood has been a professional knifemaker since 1985 and has become the UK’s most emulated craftsman due to his practical and attractive designs. Also well known for his collaboration with survival expert Ray Mears.

About the design: 
“The initial concept was to attempt to design a hunter’s knife that produced a tool of minimum dimensions which was still efficient in use. At first it was for the large proportion of British deerstalkers who hunt for the smaller species such as roe and muntjac. However, it was picked up by others such as the Swedish hunter Jeppe Stridh as an ideal cutting tool for his country’s elk hunters in combination with a forest axe. Further research has shown that it is an adequate and popular compact belt accessory for those on safari, hence the name. Basically, an easily carried tool that can be used to remove the viscera and to perform basic skinning to save a trophy cape when far from the vehicle’s tool kit. “ / Alan Wood

About the steel:
Sandvik 12C27 is a very popular stainless steel for Scandinavian knives due to its good combination of good edge performance (stability and ability to take an edge), high hardness and good corrosion resistance. Blade re-sharpening is easy and edge stability in terms of microchipping and edge folding or rolling is also good.

Steel Analysis:
C 0.60%, Si 0.40%, Mn 0.40%, P(max) 0.025%, S(max) 0.01%, Cr 13.5%

 

SPECIFICATIONS
Overall Length: 170 mm
Blade Length: 60 mm
Blade Thickness: 3.00 mm

Style: Full Tang  
Steel: Sandvik 12C27
Hardness: 59 HRC
Handle: Stabilised Curly Birch
Weight Knife: 62 Grams
Made in: Sweden
Sheath: Pressure Fit Vegetable Tanned
Product Code: C10618

Casstrom is a rapidly growing knife company from Swedish Lapland with its roots in the Scandinavian knife making tradition and innovative designs that are suited to serious bushcraft, hunting, and survival pursuits. We continuously strive to produce innovative, well-crafted and high performance tools.

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(C10618)

SKU C10618
Brand CASSTROM
Shipping Weight 0.2700kg
Shipping Width 0.100m
Shipping Height 0.080m
Shipping Length 0.400m
Shipping Cubic 0.003200m3

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