Handmade, Hand forged Knives, Woodcarving Knives & Tools
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Cariboo Blades                         Tools & Knives Catalogue
                                    Since 1997

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Prices are in Canadian Dollars

                        Since 1997

Custom Handmade Kitchen Knives

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Our Handmade Kitchen Knives include,
Custom Hand forged chef knives
Handmade Japanese style knives
Custom paring knives, boning knives and fillet knives
 Hand forged cleavers

 We create custom kitchen knives, tools and custom made chef knife sets as individual and unique pieces of working art.   We keep in mind edge balance, aesthetics and functional design throughout the process.
All our cutlery is hardened with clay and differentially tempered. The edges are strong and hard while the rest of the knife is kept tough and flexible.

 Custom chef knives starting with 8 inch full tang blades, 1/8" spines, 4 1/2" handles. We'll make any length of blade. Most of the knives we've built are between 8 and 12 inches long.  1/16, 1/8, 1/4 and 5/16 inch spines. You can choose the wood or antler scales from our stock and the size and length for your handle. High bevels and sharp edges. All our knives are custom to order. Please send us the picture numbers and gallery of the knives that interest you.
Custom Made Chef Knife image gallery and pricing
Chef Knives
Walnut, high carbon steel and brass. All recovered.

 The ulu knife is an ancient tool. A traditional Inuit Woman's knife  design some 4,500 year old. An excellent tool in a kitchen, a camp, on a hike or in a bushcraft kit. 
For slicing,  jerky,  filleting,  chopping and mincing in a unique and efficient way or as a head knife for leather work.  As a hunting tool, the ulu is the ultimate, the best skinning knife, a great tool for your kit. 

Please visit our ulu page for prices and more pictures.

Handmade Japanese Kitchen Knives

Bevelled on one or both sides, hand forged and ground from lumber mill bandsaw steel, 15N20. An excellent knife steel. Hardened and differentially tempered, blending tempers for tough and strong knives, up to 10 inch, 250 mm, full tang blades with 1/16, 1/8, 3/16  or 1/4 inch thick spines.
A fusion between us, Aki and Scott, Japanese and Western.

Japanese Style Kitchen Knives Images and pricing.
Custom Japanese Kitchen Knives

 We live in the Cariboo/ Chilcotin region of British Columbia. Logging country.  Saw blade steel is work to deal with but it makes for quality knives. Knives with art and soul. We build our handles from locally sourced wood, moose and deer antler and recover brass and copper. Our knife shop solar energy set up.
 Paring knives made from lumber mill and bandsaw blade steel, 2 - 3 inch full tang blades with a 3 - 5 inch  wood and antler handles.  They keep their  sharp edge and are easy to re-sharpen. The blades are carbon steel and thin. Designed to fit into your hand, an extension of your arm.  For your handle we have walnut, cherry, plum, rosewood, butternut, apple, juniper woods and moose, deer and elk antler.
Your choice for scales making up your handle.

 We employ both hand forging and stock removal. The blades and tangs are clay hardened, differentially tempered along the spine for toughness and  then tempered for edge strength.
You can request; the handle size; length and material, blade length, shape and spine thickness.

 If you have a suggestion or question, please don't hesitate . Contact us.
You can suggest any elements from the site in creating your custom kitchen knife.

 You can request a handcrafted leather blade sheath, a carry (belt) sheath or a block to sit on your counter for any of our kitchen knives.

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Kitchen knives with custom sheaths for camping, hiking and travel.

Sawtooth Cleaver

3/16 & 1/4 inch thick hand forged high carbon headsaw blade steel. A  7 ,8 ,9... inch razor sharp cutting edge, full tang with a moose antler handles. The saw teeth make a great meat tenderizer. We set  them into fruit wood knot blocks.  This cleaver is like no other. 
Every one we make is a unique piece. 

Starting at $950 with a 7" edge.

.9 inches of edge, 7" moose antler full tang handle
 Handmade fillet knives with high carbon band saw steels we recover from a machine shop and lumber mills. 6 to10 inches long, 1/32 to 1/8 of an inch spines.  They come with a custom handmade, handstitched, saddle stitched sheaths.
    LIFETIME GUARANTEE      We guarantee your complete satisfaction with the materials and workmanship on all our tools and knives. All our knives can be sent to us to be sharpened. The sharpening is on us.

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