CASSTROM 13118 No. 10 Swedish Forest Knife - Curly Birch, Flat Ground Blade

14C28N Blade Steel, Curly Birch Handle, Leather Sheath

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These knives are raising the bar in the industry with a handle in stabilized birch which not only looks really smart but is also water resistant, washable and impact resistant.
The wood is vaccum injected with a mixture of hardened methacrylate esters, which increases its density and makes the whole handle resistant to moisture, cracks and hard impact.

This strong full-tang knife is built for versatile use during hunting, fishing and general use of the forest. It is a very sturdy knife you can skin a moose with, fillet a fish with as well as carving wood. The blade is about 10cm long and made of about 3.5 mm thick Sandvik 14C28N, a Swedish stainless steel developed for knives (58-59 HRC).
The knife is sharpened with a Full Flat grind and has a satin finish. This steel is combined with the grinding makes these knives very easy to cut with, effective for a variety of tasks and maintain an edge well, but is still very easy to sharpen. This type of grind is not optimal for batoning and prying but rather optimised for efficient cutting due to the low angle and thinness behind the edge. To increase the strength the secondary bevel needs to be sharpened back and angle increased a little.

The knife comes with a very sturdy brown knife sheath made of 3mm thick vegetable tanned leather. The sheath has an extra wide belt loop, a bottom opening for fluid and a hole for a leg attachment.

About the steel:
Sandvik steel knife 14C28N
Sandvik's most recently developed product in its popular series of knife steel. The optimized composition creates a steel with a unique combination of excellent edge holding features (stability, sharpenability and sharpness), high hardness and high corrosion resistance. This new version steel has the ability to be heat treated so that the wear resistance is improved over prior steel types without affecting the microstructure. To sharpen the knife is therefore relatively easy, while edge stability in terms of chipping and edge rolling is still very good.

Steel structure analysis in percent
C Si Mn P S Cr N
0.62 0.2 0.6 0,025 0.01 14.0 0.11
SPECIFICATIONS
Overall Length: 220 mm
Blade Length: 100 mm
Blade Thickness: 3.80 mm

Style: Full Tang, 3 Rivets, Lanyard Hole
Steel: Sandvik 14C28N Stainless Steel
Hardness: 58-60 HRC
Handle: Stabilised Curly Birch, Black Liners
Weight Knife:  Grams
Made in: Sweden
Sheath: Pressure Fit Vegetable Tanned
Product Code: C13118
 

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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(C13118)

SKU C13118
Brand CASSTROM
Shipping Weight 0.4000kg
Shipping Width 0.100m
Shipping Height 0.080m
Shipping Length 0.400m
Shipping Cubic 0.003200m3

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