Bowie Knife -Handmade High Carbon Damascus Steel- 13"
Bowie Knife -Handmade High Carbon Damascus Steel- 13"

Bowie Knife -Handmade High Carbon Damascus Steel- 13"

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At Battling Blades, we design and sell exceptional handmade items, designed with meticulous attention to detail. Our commitment to utilizing premium metals, bone, wood, and leather ensures unparalleled quality in each of our products. Our main products started as swords, axes, machetes, and knives, but we have grown substantially, adding new items including armor, clothing, archery, games, and even musical instruments. As a family-owned and operated business, we take immense pride in our masterful craftsmanship and are dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, forging lasting relationships with our clientele. Experience the artistry and expertise of Battling Blades for yourself.

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The Bowie Knife: A Fusion of Function and History

Discover the essence of American wilderness adventure with the Bowie knife, an enduring emblem of outdoor survival. Forged in the early 19th century and named in honor of the legendary Jim Bowie, this fixed-blade knife is a vital component of the outdoorsman's gear. Its inception, credited to James Black of Arkansas, solidifies its place as the foundational model of hunting knives, marked by its iconic cross guard and the distinctive clip point.

The Bowie knife stands as a testament to practical design and rich history, with a blade length now available up to 13 inches. Crafted from robust, high-quality steel, its construction is ideal for the dual purposes of skinning game and butchering meat. The knife's top clip bevel is designed for precise skinning, preserving the integrity of the hide, while its straight edge near the guard allows for accurate meat slicing. Battling Blades proudly upholds this tradition, producing Bowie knives of unparalleled quality, intended for the challenges of wilderness exploration rather than combat.

Blade Craftsmanship

This Bowie knife is masterfully created from pattern-welded Damascus steel, renowned for its exceptional durability, edge retention, and mesmerizing visual appeal. The blade consists of 352 layers of steel, meticulously folded over five times from 11 primary pieces, ensuring a superb balance of hardness and flexibility. This quality is reflected in a Rockwell hardness rating of 55 to 56 HRC, made possible by the use of high carbon 1095 steel, among the finest choices for high-performance blades. The Damascus steel bolster enhances the knife's aesthetics and ensures its equilibrium.

Knife Specifications

  • Handle: The handle is fashioned from green Micarta, offering a contemporary, resilient grip complemented by the beauty and structural integrity of Damascus steel bolsters.
  • Overall Length: The knife measures 13 inches from tip to pommel, perfectly capturing the essence of the Bowie design tradition.
  • Rockwell Hardness: Demonstrating the blade's durability, it has a hardness rating of 55-56 HRC.
  • Layering: The forging process of the blade achieves 352 layers, a testament to the Damascus pattern welding technique:
    • 1st Fold: 22 Layers
    • 2nd Fold: 44 Layers
    • 3rd Fold: 88 Layers
    • 4th Fold: 176 Layers
    • 5th Fold: 352 Layers
  • Sheath: A bespoke leather sheath is provided for the knife's protection and easy transport.
  • Blade Material: The blade is a harmonious composition of six pieces of Carbon Steel #43 and #40, and five pieces of High Carbon Steel 1095, ensuring performance under the most challenging conditions.

A Legacy Forged in Steel

The Bowie Knife, with its High Carbon Damascus Steel Blade, elevates beyond a simple tool to become an artifact of heritage, mirroring the resilience and pioneering ethos of Jim Bowie himself. It embodies the perfect blend of artistry and practicality, making it a coveted item for collectors and hunters alike. This knife is a powerful homage to the indomitable spirit of those who venture into the wilderness.

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