Quench-Finish Harpoon Survival Knife in 1084

This knife was a collaborative effort with my 17yo cousin, who picked the pattern and assisted in profiling and heat-treating over the holidays, for his 18th birthday present. 5.125″ harpoon blade, as-quenched, fully hardened halfway down the tang, then differentially tempered for a super-tough blade, with an edge at ~60HRc. Bolster is brass from the E/V Nautilus original rudder bearing assembly, replaced in 2013.

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Compact belt utility knife in 154CM and stabilized maple

3" blade of 0.110" 154CM, 4" handle of stabilized, dyed, spalted maple.
This knife was made for a small-handed hardcore hiker in need of a reliable blade that will be used most frequently for trail food, but with a bit more capability just in case.

Simple, reliable, low-maintenance.