Palm-Olive Letter Opener


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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.

All my knives come with a Lifetime Guarantee. Call or email to arrange a commission or purchase.


Palm-Olive Letter Opener              

Palm-Olive Letter Opener @2011 Michael H. Mara

The letter opener features a 4-1/2 flat ground dagger point 440C steel blade, with angled edges on the front to open letters with style and ease. The blade is hardened to HRC 58, with a swooping neck for a positive grip, and a hand-rubbed mirror finish. The letter opener knife is 8 3/4 overall. This elegant letter opener has full tang construction, with Black Palm and Curly Olive scales and three 3/16" brass pins. $169 SOLD

A few process pics: the woods selected, cut, and sanded:

Fully glued up:

The block drilled and cut into the two sides:

Finished, showing the edge:

Rear view:


Michael H Mara  Cell: (708) 969-2424

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