Top 10 best bushcraft knives for wood work
Wood work and bushcraft go hand in hand. But not every bushcraft knife can be used for wood work. This is mostly the result of the grind. You will quickly notice that a bushcraft knife with a scandi or convex edge will excel at wood work. But which knife should you choose? To make your choice easier we made a list of 10 top bushcraft knives for wood work.
The Helle Utvaer 600 is a versatile bushcraft knife. With the scandi edge you can easily work with wood and with the pointed tip you will work precisely. The finish of the wood is smooth and nicely rounded for a comfortable grip. The Helle Utvaer comes with a stunning Scandinavian-style leather sheath.In stock£173.95
The Casström Lars Fält Knife is a bushcraft knife developed in cooperation with Lars Fält and therefore deserves a spot in this list. This Swedish survival expert is a real hero according to many enthusiasts. His books are used all over Sweden. This knife, like all above-mentioned knives, is enhanced with a functional scandi edge. Due to its size this knife is also great when splitting wood for a campfire.In stock£167.95
The Mora Garberg is a great example of a versatile bushcraft knife. And also one of the most popular Mora knives. The blade is thinner towards the tip, perfect for the more detailed tasks. The start of the edge is thicker for the more demanding cutting tasks. Like wood work. But also vegetables are no match for this knife.In stock£87.71
The Hultafors OK4 Outdoor Knife is a popular fixed bushcraft knife. The black coating protects the carbon-steel blade from rust. The spine of the blade is sharpened to make sure using a firesteel is a piece of cake. The side of the blade is enhanced with a five cm long ruler. All in all this makes the Hultafors OK4 not only a perfect, but also a budget-friendly survival knife.In stock£19.08
The Mora Eldris is a fixed neck knife. You carry it around your neck. The perfect companion for smaller tasks around the camp, food prep, or, yes you guessed it, wood work. The blade is thick just behind the edge for the more demanding tasks like making notches in wood. Towards the tip the blade is thinner for the more precise tasks.In stock£26.51
The Fällkniven A1 Pro is a top-quality outdoor knife. Enhanced with a full-tang handle. This means that the tang of the blade runs throughout the entire handle. It is stronger than other construction methods. The blade is no less than 6.8 mm thick. As such this knife is one of the most robust knives on this list. In terms of steel Fällkniven opted for CoS steel, a steel they have been known for, for years.In stock£343.95
The Real Steel Bushcraft III is a cool all-round bushcraft knife. The convex edge is strong and cuts perfectly. An interesting choice, especially for this price. The blade is made from D2 steel. This is a tough steel that retains its sharpness, is resistant to breakage and is also easy to sharpen. You do need to be careful with acids, salt and moisture: D2 is not completely stainless. We, however feel that this hardly outweighs the advantages of this tough type of steel.In stock£79.95
The Helle JS 200676 is a bushcraft knife, designed by Jan Steffen Helle. He is the grandson of Sigmund Helle, one of the founders of the brand. The steel used for this knife is the signature type of steel patented by Helle: a core of hard stainless steel, surrounded by layers of 18/8 stainless steel. The knife is razor sharp, and it's also easy to sharpen. So perfect for woodwork.± 2 months£135.95
The Roselli Carpenter Knife is a cool fixed knife, made in Finland. Unique for Roselli is the UHC steel. It stands for Ultra High Carbon. At Roselli they specifically developed this type of carbon steel, just like the unique heat treatment process for excellent performances. Without it becoming fragile! As such you will always have a sharp blade.In stock£109.95
The Karesuando Vuonjal is a typical Scandinavian outdoor knife. The handle is made from curly birch wood. The knife is enhanced with a stunning brass bolster and the handle contains an inlay made from a piece of reindeer antlers. As such the Vuonjal is one of the most stylish knives on this list.In stock£134.45
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