Kwaiken

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Kwaiken

750.00

This is my version of the Japanese Utility/Self-Defense Knife called a Kwaiken or Kaiken. There are many variations on this style knife being made today by makers all over the world. My version features a handle-style I use on some of my Puukko knives that is safe and comfortable. Here is a definition of this style knife from Wikipedia

Here seen with a beautifully forged-to-shape 1095 carbon tool steel blade with striking hamon. It is dressed in some very rare and seldom seen Westinghouse burgundy and ivory-stripe Micarta, with Antique Ivory paper micarta bolster-laminate and pommel.

OAL is 9.75" and the Blade is 4.75"

This knife feels excellent in the hand and would be a great companion on any trip, can be used as a utility knife and is keen enough for food prep at the camp as well.

As with all California Custom Knives , this one comes with one it's own custom trademark Slip Sheath and makers Certificate.

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