Tactical Sgian Dubh


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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   sales@radharcknives.com  

(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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Tactical Sgian Dubh               

Scottish Sgian Dubh Knife 

Tactical Sgian Dubh @2008 Michael H. Mara

This Sgian Dubh has a 2-7/8 dagger point, convex ground, 440C blade, hardened to HRC 59, with full tang construction. The scales are antler with brass bolsters, and Nickel silver and brass plain and mosaic pins, with black vulcanized spacers. 7-1/8" OAL. Includes custom made leather sheath. $435. SOLD

Here are some photos of the sheath:

Here are some photos of the piece in progress. The blade, ground and hardened, polished.

Sgiab Dubh in progress 

The brass prepared and partially installed.

The making of the Sgian Dubh knife

The bolster to blade transition, after soldering and finishing.

The knife in progress

Brass bolsters and vulcanized spacer in place.

Bolsters and vulcanized spacer in place.


Michael H Mara   sales@radharcknives.com  (708) 969-2424

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