First Knife: Signature

The first knife I made. The form was drawn freehand on a piece of aluminum as a test and later transferred to real steel. I liked the form so much I even transferred it backwards to my computer where I now draw all of my blades. This is why I call this knife Signature.

My blogpost about making this knife.


  • Steel: 1.2003 or 75Cr1 or AISI 1075 +Cr
  • Liners: Red and white vulcanfiber I made myself
  • Length: 157 mm
  • Blade length:  70.29 mm
  • Blade width: 30 mm
  • Blade Thickness: 3.2 mm
  • Grip: Coniferous wood from firewood I had, treated with an oil painting varnish
  • Pins: 5mm steel