Curly Olive Hunting Utility Knife


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Custom, hand made knives for hunters and collectors   

Custom handmade knives and high performance cutlery for hunters, collectors, and chefs

Michael H Mara  

(708) 969-2424


Here are the knives. Some are sold, and some are currently available, as described in the captions. I can duplicate a sold knife, or work with you to create a custom piece. Lead time for custom orders is currently 6 to 8 weeks.

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Curly Olive Hunting Utility Knife                        

Curly Olive Hunting Utility Knife @2011 Michael H. Mara

 This medium sized, comfortable hunting knife features a 3 1/2 drop point hollow ground 440C blade, with hand rubbed satin finish. The blade is hardened to HRC 62. The knife is 7 3/4 overall. The hunter is full tang construction, with Curly Olive and Bloodwood laminated scales with a contoured finger groove,  with three brass pins. Durable, tough, and a high performance knife. Custom hand tooled matching leather sheath included. $272. Sold

Some detail and process pics:

Getting ready to make the special texturing tool for the sheath work:

Forging the special texturing tool out of tool steel for the sheath work:

The special texturing tool and the tooling marks it makes:

Making the sheath:


Michael H Mara   (708) 969-2424

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