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Casstrom Woodsman Knife

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Casstrom Woodsman Knife
  • Casstrom Woodsman Knife
  • Casstrom Woodsman Knife
  • Casstrom Woodsman Knife
Description
WOODSMAN - a bushcraft knife from Casström. A classic wilderness knifedesigned by English custom knife maker Roger Harrington.

The blade is made of around 4mm thick Böhler K720 high carbon toolsteel to make the blade extremely durable for heavy use such aslog-splitting, or so-called "batoning" without making the knife toheavy or uncomfortable to carry. The knife has a Scandinavian grind tomake it very robust at the same time easy to carve wood with and easyto sharpen on a small flat whetstone/sharpener in the forest.

The knife is a really good all-round tool for field use.

Features
 - Proper full-tang knife with a blade measuring approx. 9cm long
 - Straight and fairly round handle made to suit both large andsmall hands
 - The leather cord for the handle and a strong deep pocketleather sheath is included

Specifications
Total Length: 20.5 cm
Blade Length: 8.8 cm
Blade Width: 2.7 cm
Blade Thicknes: 4 mm
Weight: 156g
Hardness: 58-60 HRC
Grind: Scandi grind

Materials
Handle: Curly Birch with black liners.
Sheath: Deep pocket sheath in sturdy veg. tanned leather.
Blade: High carbon tool steel Böhler K720. Böhler Tool Steel K720 (O2)is a very tough and strong oil hardened high carbon tool steel. The focus of the steel is toughness and edge stability. The chemical composition allows it to be hardened to a high degree whilst maintaining ductility and toughness. This means the blade holds its edge for longer at the same time as it is resistant to chipping and cracking under heavy use. This steel also has a very fine structure making it easy to sharpen and achieve a razor sharp edge with. Whilst easy to sharpen, the low chromium content means it will tarnish if left wet and it must therefore be wiped after use and protected by oil or wax when put away for storage if you want to avoid tarnish building up.Steel analysis: C. 0.9%, Si. 0.25%, Mn. 2.0%, Cr. 0.35% V. 0.1% (HRC58-60)

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