BUSHCRAFT KNIVES FOR SALE -

TOPS KNIVES. USA. "FIELDCRAFT Folder".

please email for details. MINT Cond. £150 inc. UK p&p.

DAN HUME-BEN ORFORD. "ENDEAVOUR Knife".

A super rare knife from Dan Hume and made by one of the UK's leading Bushcraft Knife Makers, Ben Orford. These knives were made in limited numbers for Dan when he set up his own Bushcraft School after many years working for Ray Mears, where he was Chief Instructor and Head of Operations ( see www.danhume.com ). Taking this experience, he applied it to his own thoughts on the ideal Bushcraft knife. This particular knife is made from 01 carbon steel, which is no longer offered as an option. The handle is carbon fibre with red liners. The previous owner has lightly used this knife but it is still in very good condition. Blade: 3-1/2". Oal: 7-3/4".

Complete with the original kydex sheath and presentation box.

Very good condition. £395 inc. UK p&p

SOLD ARNO BERNARD. S. Africa. "MARABOU". 

please email for details. NEW PRICE: £150 inc. UK p&p.

SOLD BARK RIVER KNIVES. USA. "Ultralite BUSHCRAFTER".

details added asap. Condition As New. £245 inc UK p&p

SOLD RAYMOND MEARS. "The SURVIVAL HANDBOOK - 1990".

The first book written by Ray - when he was still known as Raymond- in 1990 (this book was reprinted in 1994). An fascinating insight into what was to follow in the years ahead. Particularly interesting is the chapter on Cutting Tools where you can clearly see Ray's thoughts on his 'ideal' knife, which were just waiting for his fortuitous meeting with Knifemaker Alan Wood - and a Legend to be born ! 

Excellent condition. £20 plus UK p&p

SOLD ALAN WOOD. "WOODLORE PROFILE".

An iconic knife that Alan used to make for Ray Mears, except this version is in 12c27 stainless steel. The handle is dyed and stabilised Spalted beech, with brass fittings. Complete with a 'slim belt sheath'.

Brand new from maker. 

SOLD RAY MEARS/ALAN WOOD. "WOODLORE".

Mint, unused condition. £POA

SOLD PAUL HARRIS. SCOTLAND. "BUSHCRAFT/STALKING KNIFE".

Wow! A super package from this Scottish maker who is now 'semi-retired' from knifemaking. The first knife I have actually had from Paul (although I was aware of his excellent reputation as a Maker) and whoever buys this will be suitably impressed by the complete package Paul has put together, which includes a leather strop as well as various 'knife care' items. The knife itself is the classic Woodlore design but with a giraffe bone handle and mosaic pins. Made in 2007, from 01 carbon steel, this knife is as new as the day it was made.

Mint, unused condition. £395 inc. UK p&p

 ALAN WOOD. "TREKKER".

An earlier design that is shown in Alan's 1997 catalogue that I own. Described as follows... " Super camping knife. Excellent back-up for when the Swiss Army knife runs out of steam. Versatile broad blade is flat ground with a rolled edge for strength and slicing ability".

This knife is made out of D2 Tool steel, which was an option Alan offered at the time.The handle is lovely figured Desert Ironwood with golden hues. S/steel fittings.  Blade: 4". Oal: 8.125". This knife comes with a L/H 'dangler' sheath made by Alan. 

Mint condition. £320 inc. UK p&p NEW PRICE £285 inc. UK p&p.

SPYDERCO. USA. "Phil Wilson SOUTH FORK".

American Knifemaker Phil Wilson is well known for his utilitarian knife designs and experimenting with various 'super' steels regarding their suitability as blades. No surprise then that he and Spyderco (also renowned for their exotic steels) got together. This particular knife is made from CPM-S90V, a stainless steel with a reputation for superb edgeholding. I have included this knife in my Bushcraft section as I feel it would make a super camp knife with its thin, flat ground blade.

Blade: 4.75 inches. Oal:9.5 inches. Complete with its original kydex sheath but no box.  Mint, unused condition. £325 inc. UK p&p

SOLD SPYDERCO. USA. "BUSHCRAFT UK".

As I'm sure most Bushcraft aficionados will know, this model was designed in collaboration with UK Knifemaker, Chris Claycombe. Chris's design is a refreshing change from the more classic 'Woodlore' shape but is equally capable. A black G10 handle with an 01 carbon steel blade makes a nice mix of modern and traditional. The seller tells me he has lightly used this knife - but you have to look hard to see. Complete with original black leather sheath but no box. As is not unusual for Spyderco, this model had a relatively short life span and has now been discontinued.

Excellent condition. £275 inc. UK p&p

ALAN WOOD. "BUSHCRAFT TRIO".

Top: Woodlore Profile - SOLD

Middle: Woodlore Profile - SOLD

Bottom: Pioneer 2 - Please email for details. £345 inc. UK p&p

TRC KNIVES. Lithuania. "BUSHCRAFT".

This is a sought after model from TRC knives which has since been discontinued from their range. Made from a Premium steel (N690) with a 'high' Scandi grind and a comfortable handle of 'Black Canvas Micarta' ( which actually looks more 'green' to me ). I believe whoever buys this knife will not be disappointed with it performance. Complete with a brown leather 'dangler' sheath with a fire steel holder. Blade: 4.25 inches. Oal: 9 inches.  "NOS" (new old stock ). £295 inc. UK p&p.

TRC KNIVES. LITHUANIA. "Discontinued models".

This Maker is not so well known here in the UK and the fact that they are from one of the Baltic States may discourage some buyers - but let me say, here and now, their knives are impeccable !  Run be Maker Andrius Tricius, with a small team, this is a 'gem' of a maker waiting to be discovered here in the UK and with the quality of the grinds coupled with a superb finish plus the latest modern steels, you would not be disappointed. ( I have 2 models in my own collection and I adore them ). The three knives shown are now discontinued.

SOLD Top: TR-12. M390 steel with black DLC finish and Orange G10 with a Kydex sheath(neck/belt carry). Blade:80mm. Oal:180mm. 

New. £250 inc. UK p&p

Middle: XS Splinter Deluxe. M390 steel (2mm) and Natural Canvas Micarta with a black leather sheath. Blade:90mm. Oal:210mm.

New. £225 inc. UK p&p 

Bottom: Urban Tactical. Elmax steel with Black Peel Ply G10 and a Kydex sheath (belt carry). Blade:90mm. Oal:210mm.

New. £265 inc. UK p&p

SOLD FALLKNIVEN. SWEDEN. "SK2 - EMBLA".

Super quality (as to be expected from Fallkniven) with the added bonus of having a Laminated CO2 blade for excellent edge retention. Very comfortable in the hand and although this is marketed as a 'Hunting knife' I could see it performing just as well as a Bushcraft/Camp knife.

Complete with sheath & box.

Mint, unused condition. New price: £215 inc. UK p&p

SOLD. H. ROSELLI. FINLAND. "BIG LEUKU "

A super knife by Heimo Roselli, who forges all of his knives, which is a traditional knife used by Lapland's Reindeer herders. As such, it will certainly "pay its way" in the woods. This knife has been lightly used but is still in great condition. Blade: 190mm. Oal: 310mm. Complete with original sheath. Very good condition. 

 

SOLD JACKLORE. " CLASSIC".

details added asap.

SOLD ROB BAYLEY. "S4-Survival".

details added asap.

SOLD ALAN WOOD. "MY BUSH".

A super example of Alan work, fitted out in white Micarta (Tufnol) with red liners and s/s fittings. The steel is 12c27. A combination that will handle anything that nature's worst elements can throw at it !

Complete with black leather Bushcraft sheath with fire steel holder.

Mint, unused condition. 

SOLD ALAN WOOD. "MY BUSH-2".

The "My Bush" model is Alan's own variation on the classic Woodlore, where he has changed the handle shape slightly ( the blade is still the same as the Woodlore ). The 'Mark 2' version - which Alan introduced a few months ago - has a 'finger cut-out' but is otherwise unchanged from the original My Bush.The steel is 12c27 and the handle is Bubinga (African Rosewood) with red liners. Blade: 4-3/8 inches and oal: 9 inches.

The knife comes in a dark brown leather Bushcraft sheath with a matching Bubinga fire steel.  Brand new from Maker. POA.

SOLD JACKLORE. UK.  "WASP".

A 'hard to come by' Neck Knife by this master of Bushcraft Knives.

This knife has been lightly used - and sharpened - by the previous owner but is a great chance to own one of Sandy's knives without the wait.

Excellent condition. £195 inc. UK p&p

SOLD LON HUMPHREY. USA. " Brute de Forge KEPHART".

Lon has made a name for himself forging the "old fashioned way" and this classic knife of Horace Kephart fame is a great example. A 'no frills' knife, this is possibly closer in reality to what Horace himself would have used - apart from the black micarta handle - having his made by a country blacksmith. Horace never found reason to complain and you may well feel the same. Blade: 4-1/2". oal: 9". The steel is 3/16th stock 1095 carbon. The knife has been lightly used. Complete with original sheath.

Very good condition. £175 inc. UK p&p

SOLD DOZIER KNIVES.USA. "KEPHART".

A model not often seen from the Dozier Workshop but for Lovers of Classic Bushcraft - before Ray came along - this Kephart model will 'tick a lot of boxes'. Made from D2 Tool steel, with Bob Dozier's famous 'Heat treat', and a red micarta handle for good visibility, who wouldn't want to take this out into the woods ( when this Coronavirus 'Lock Down' is finished ! ). Blade: 1/8" thickness - 4-1/4" length. Oal: 9". Complete with a black kydex sheath. Mint, unused cond.

SOLD ALAN WOOD. "NESSMUK".

AS Custom Knives. Poland. "Puukko".

Another lovely knife I picked up at the recent Belgium Knife Show from Andrew, a Polish maker new to me. However, the quality of his work as shown in this knife is excellent. The knife is very light, having a handle of Birch with a Reindeer spacer and is also very comfortable in the hand, as the best made Puukkos are. Having a Flat grind blade of premium RWL34 stainless is the icing on the cake! Complete with a very well made leather sheath. Blade: 3-3/4". Oal: 8-1/2".

Brand new from maker. £325 inc. UK p&p

TIMBERLINE KNIVES. USA. "SURVIVAL HUNTER - 1980's".

Not to be confused with the modern Timberline 'Factory' knives, this 'Golden Oldie' is Custom all the way from the original Timberline knives. Named as Blade Magazine Knife of the Year in 1984, this is the earlier version with the hex bolts ( later versions had a screw slot, which could be undone with a Dime coin - I guess losing the Allen key meant you were, well, screwed !! ). This knife was made when the Rambo Hollow handle survival knives were all the rage and everyone was making their version. The three Guys at Timberline - Hardenbrook, Neeley & Sanders took a different approach to everyone else and kept a full tang, with all the "compass, fishing line, snares, etc." in the hollowed out micarta scales. The Allen key and Fire Steel are kept in the rear of the sheath. These knives are extremely well made and to find one in this unused condition is rare. Although no doubt a collector's item, this will work just as well as it was intended back when Jim Hardenbrook was still alive.

Blade: 3-1/2". Oal: 7-3/4". Whoever buys this will not be disappointed.

Mint, unused condition. NEW PRICE: £350 inc. UK p&p

HELLE "TEMAGAMI- laminated s/steel".

Brand new & unused. £125 inc. UK p&p.

SOLD SWC/R.MEARS. "IROKO Wood BUSHCRAFT".

Now becoming harder  to find, this is the first collaboration between Steven Wade Cox and Ray Mears when they used Iroko wood for the handles. This wood was salvaged from a demolished church and so was of a finite supply and eventually all used up ( Steve and Ray then moved on to using English Oak for the handle material ).

This knife, I'm led to believe, was found in Steve's workshop after his passing and is in unused condition, although it shows a few light blemishes. As such, it does not have a Woodlore sheath (or box) but one made by Steve. A rare chance to own a sought after model, that was made in a limited number.

Excellent condition. 

SOLD ALAN WOOD. "WOODLORE PROFILE". 

A rare "Flat Grind" version of the classic Woodlore knife. I have not seen many flat ground examples of Bushcraft knives by Alan but I know there are some users who like the more 'all-round' cutting & slicing ability this grind offers over the standard 'Scandi Grind'. For those who do - or would like to try something different - then this superb offering in Green/Brown stabilised Maple and premium RWL34 steel will not disappoint !

Complete with a brown leather 'swivel' sheath, with logo.

Brand new from maker.

SOLD RAY MEARS/JULIUS PETTERSSON. "25yr. Anniversay Model".

Not much to say about these knives except they were extremely popular and sold out immediately upon release. Hand forged by Swedish knife maker and good friend of Ray's, Julius Pettersson, these were made to celebrate 25 years of the company, Woodlore Limited. Made in a limited number of only 250, they are now much sought after and I am pleased to offer this example for sale. 

Mint, unused condition, with box & papers.

SOLD ROD GARCIA. "SKOOKUM BUSH TOOL".

SOLD Stephen Wade Cox. "30yr. Anniversary Model".  

Chosen by Ray Mears - who held him in high esteem - to make his Bushcraft model, it is easy to forget that the late Steve Wade Cox had been an accomplised maker in his own right for many years - in fact, 30years! To celebrate this fact, Steve made a very limited edition of 30 numbered knives based on his very first knife. These extremely well made knives proved to be very popular and quickly sold out.

I have now acquired another of these very capable Bushcraft knives or, since Steve sadly passing away, a very desirable Collector's item.

Mint, unused condition. £POR

ALAN WOOD. "25yr. Anniversary Knives".

What an opportunity ! I recently acquired No.19 from Alan's Set of 25 Anniversary knives and have decided to also release from my own Collection the Prototype for this series of knives. This is the original knife Alan designed ( and tested ) before going ahead and making the small run of knives he named Pioneer, to celebrate his 25 years as a full time Knifemaker. He has since made other Pioneer knives but these are not to be confused with the originals, marked "Pioneer XXV-A2".

SOLD PIONEER - PROTOTYPE. Mint condition. Price on request

SOLD PIONEER - 19/25. Mint condition. Price on request

SOLD PALL  KRISTJANSSON. ICELAND. 

I have to confess to not having heard of this Maker before, but a little research shows that he is extremely well revered in his native Iceland where he is actually listed on Tourist Information pamphlets as a 'must see' attraction. A knifemaker of 30 years standing, you can see his experience in this lovely knife as it has everything you need and nothing that you don't ! Made from a 3-layer laminated carbon blade and a handle of Reindeer, sandwiched between Buffalo horn, with a simple scrimshaw to add a little touch of class. As typical with this style of knife it comes complete with a very snug fitting sheath. All in all, a lovely package. Blade: 2-3/4" Oal: 7-1/8". 

Mint, unused condition. 

SOLD ALAN WOOD "ARTIC FOX".

Another example of this very popular Bushcraft knife from Alan. This is a more 'deluxe' version with a polished Stag handle, set off by blue liners and brass bolts. ( these Bushcraft knives handled in stag are quite rare as suitable stag is hard for Alan to source ). The blade has also been given a very nice hand rubbed finish, which again is not often seen on this model. Complete with a brown leather pouch sheath, with Alan's logo. Altogether a superb package. 

MINT CONDITION. 

SOLD NORMARK "FISKARS - FINLAND. 1967"

A vintage knife from 1967, when the choice of knives was nowhere near as  great as today. These early Normarks however, garnered high praise for their edgeholding and razor sharpness and I have had customers who say they were the best knives they ever had !

Blade: 4 3/4" stainless. Oal: 9 1/4". Black "plastic" handle with brass fittings ( the guard shows some very light tarnish). Brown leather swivel sheath. Virtually as new condition ! 

SOLD DON REHMKE : "Bow Drill Survival Knife".

An American Maker who's work is rarely seen here in the UK, Don is no longer accepting new orders due to his backlog. This is his version of a survival knife, with a 4.5" blade of blued 01 steel (9.5" oal). The blade has a heavy duty tip for cutting a hole in a fireboard, while the green micarta scales has a divot to allow the handle to act as a bearing block for a bow drill. The kydex sheath has been designed to be held comfortably when used with a bow drill. All in all, a very well thought out design. The sheath also has a high quality shoulder strap, to allow another carry option.

Pre-owned but in "As New-unused" condition.

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09/05/2021

Knives added in HIGH END FOLDERS & UTILITY.

(Beauty & the Beast ! )

02/05/2021

Knives added in HUNTING & UTILITY.

30/04/2021

Middleton Bros. added in  BOWIES.

25/04/2021

H. HITCHMOUGH added in HIGH END FOLDERS

18/04/2021

Knives added in FOLDERS and HUNTING.

11/04/2021

Superb knives added in HIGH END FOLDERS & UTILITY + BUSHCRAFT.

04/04/2021

Knives added in HIGH END KNIVES & HIGH END FOLDERS, including a wonderful H. Hitchmough.

28/03/2021

Knives added in UTILITY & HIGH END KNIVES, including a rare Randall Miniature.

21/03/2021

Wessex Blades added in BUSHCRAFT

14/03/2021

Rare knives added in BUSHCRAFT & FOLDERS.

07/03/2021

Knives added in HIGH END FOLDERS & FOLDERS. Also BOOKS.

28/02/2021

Knives added in BUSHCRAFT & HUNTING.

21/02/2021

Interesting reading material in BUSHCRAFT & HUNTING.

19/02/2021

Alan Wood knife added in  HUNTING

14/02/2021

Yay! Back in business. :) Knives added in HUNTING and a couple of nice books in BOOKS to aleviate the Lockdown boredom !

07/02/2021

Sorry to have to say that 'gremlins' have got into my computer, which is now refusing to upload any new photos !

Hoping to have it fixed asap. Contact by email is still okay ( so far...... ! )

31/01/2021

Knives addded in HUNTING, BOWIES & FOLDERS

24 /01/2020

Knives added in BOWIES & HUNTING.

17/01/2021

Superb 'EDC' added in FOLDERS.

10/01/2021

Rare BAYLEY RAVEN added in  BUSHCRAFT.

06/01/2021

More SALE items added in HUNTING & BUSHCRAFT.

03/01/2021

SALE ITEMS added in  HIGH END FOLDERS, FOLDERS,

HUNTING & BUSHCRAFT.

Good luck !

 

Wishing everyone a healthy and Happy New Year.

I look forward to (hopefully) meeting some of you at a Show this year.

 

May I wish all my customers, old and new, a very Happy (& safe) Christmas.

Thank you for your custom and support throughout this most challenging year !

 

27/12/2020

ALAN WOOD added in HUNTING.

17/12/2020

Woodlore added in BUSHCRAFT and lovely A. Thorburn in FOLDERS.

13/12/2020

Two folders added in HUNTING.

06/12/2020

Knives added in FOLDERS & BUSHCRAFT.

29/11/2020

Knives added in BUSHCRAFT & HUNTING.

23/Nov/2020

So sad to hear that Knifemaking Legend TONY BOSE passed away yesterday.

The word legend is often used but in Tony's case it was entirely justified. More than anyone, he rekindled interest in the 'slipjoint' genre and was generous with his time and knowledge to other makers of this type of folder, including his work with W.R. Case.

I am proud to say I knew him and met him and the Knifemaking World will be a lesser place without him.

RIP 

22/11/2020

Super knives added in HIGH END FOLDERS, BUSHCRAFT & FOLDERS. Enjoy,

15/11/2020

SINN 104 added in LUXURY WATCHES

Semi-skinner added in HUNTING.

09/11/2020

Knives added in UTILITY, HUNTING, BUSHCRAFT AND HIGH END KNIVES.

08/11/2020

Wonderful Scrimshaw knife in FOLDERS.

(More knives added tomorrow).

01/11/2020

Knives added in HUNTING & BUSHCRAFT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

          In Memoriam

23/11/2020

TONY BOSE. USA.

A true Legend. I am proud to have known and met him. The Knifemaking world is a lesser place without him.

15/12/2016

STEPHEN WADE COX - A terrific knifemaker and a really nice guy. I shall miss him greatly.

                  RIP