- A small, stark bowie design that finishes into a beautiful little belt knife. Rather finely drawn in the point but plenty functional and quite dramatic looking. Bob now uses a twist on the grind to make the tip thicker and tougher. Ground from 3/16" thick steel, 4 and 3/4 inches, tip to guard. ATS-34

- Fellows kept asking for a hunting bowie, so this is our new offering. Made from 3/16" thick steel, 6 inches, tip to guard. If the stick tang doesn't appeal to you, order the Stout One blade in combination with any slab handle from another pattern in our line. ATS-34

MAGNUM - A larger version of the 20, but in 1/4 inch thick steel and two inches longer. Good as a working blade or a Western costume type. A good many of our bowies end up at Wild West shoots. 8 and 1/8 inches, tip to guard. 440-C

PATS' BOWIE - Pat Donavan allowed me to use his idea in this marvelous, lean and mean style that can be finished with guard, bolsters, or plain slab handle. 1/4 inch thick steel with 9 and 3/4 inches, tip to guard and 13 and " overall. False edge is not ground to sharpen. 440-C

YALLER 'BAR - A mountain mans' grizzly fighter from the 1820 Sheffield pattern (Butcher) with a hand filed back.. Fine collectors blade. Fancy choil cut, (blade breaker) is standard but will vary slightly from blade to blade. Ground from 1/4" thick stock with 10 and 3/8 inches from tip to guard. Filing pattern on the spine varies with the mood of the nut at the file handle. 440-C

SAND DUNE SPECIAL - We were going to call this the Desert Storm Special, but they were done before I could get the prototypes finished. Can't say I'm disappointed though. Has sort of a Persian feel to it that makes it interesting. There's quite a resemblance to one of the Hibben blade styles, but the design was arrived at independently. 1/4 inch thick, 10 and 3/8 inches from tip to guard. Have seen a few of these finished and they sure do look nice! See #101 for a shorter version. 440-C

CALIFORNIA EAGLE - A "gold rush" pattern and a popular bowie. Comes with a hand filed back that may vary slightly from the catalog sketch. Note the unusual grip angle that keeps the point high and on the centerline of the grip. From 1/4" stock and no lightweight! 10 and 1/4 inches, tip to guard and 15 and 3/8" overall. Handle is now longer and narrower to fit contemporary tastes and our standard handle blank size. (The antique pattern is English, with a shorter, wide grip designed to be held in a fist style hold.) 440-C

COUGAR CLAW - Wostenholm IXL type fighting knife, definitely not for the faint hearted. Fancy choil, originally a blade breaking device, is standard. Out of 1/4" thick stock with 9 and inches, tip to guard. 440-C

THE ONE - Our version of Resin Bowies' Louisiana made, double ground but single edged fighting blade. ( You can get a lot of discussion on which Bowie style is the real thing. We're not choosing sides, and have added another pattern later on.) Measures 9 and 1/8 inches, from tip to guard. Every bowie collection should have one. Ground from of 1/4" thick stock in 440-C.

CLASSIC - A late, Civil War period pattern, about 1865-70 with clean lines and a coffin grip. Very popular presentation piece, now made with a slightly longer grip for more comfort. Has a tapered tang and is from 1/4" thick stock, 8 inches from tip to guard and 13" overall. 440-C

MUSSO BOWIE -Joe Musso owns the original of this blade and has proven it to be historically significant. The shape was so unique that we had to include it in our offering. Makes quite an impressive display knife with about an acre of steel to polish. Remember, you may order these soft, do the polishing and return them for hardening later, at no extra cost, other than the shipping expense. 1/4 inch thick stock with 14 and 1/4 inches of blade. 440-C

PLAIN EAGLE -Lots of fellows like the California Eagle but not the complex finishing that the file cuts and grind line require. Here's a simpler version that takes less than half the time. It's also quite a bit lighter than the #29. Drilled #30 for 1/8" pins. Tapered tang. From 1/4" thick stock, 9 and 5/8 inches, tip to guard and 14 and 3/4" overall. Stick tang available at no extra cost, but a slight delay. 440-C

DEFENSER - A mean, partially double ground clip point designed as a boot knife. Small enough to carry full time. One look will convince anyone that it can be very effective. Lightweight, but sturdy, with double guard lugs. Has a tapered tang and is cut from 3/16" thick stock with 4 and 3/4 inches from tip to guard lugs and 9" overall. Guard slides on from the front. ATS-34, sometimes in 440-C

HUNTERS' CLASSIC - Here's a pattern that's been around since 1880, a fine, small bowie for hunters or collectors. Takes a guard and is drilled for 1/8" pins. Ground from 3/16 inch thick stock, 6 and inches from tip to guard and 11" overall. Tapered tang. Has a narrow false edge, just in case we forget to show that on the drawing again. We are also playing with this pattern a bit, to make it a little narrower and more traditional. 3/16" ATS-34 standard, or special order heavy duty model in 440-C, 1/4" stock.

WostenholmBowie WOSTENHOLM BOWIE - From the Sheffield pattern of 1815-20, this dramatic bowie is an excellent collectors item. Unusually narrow point with saber grind and file decorated back. Design is for plain, stick tang. From 1/4" thick steel stock. 8 and 5/8 inches from point to guard and 11 and 3/4" overall. 440-C

TEXAS BOWIE - In the classic Henry style ( I should be half as good as he was.) This bowie has a place in every collection. Properly finished, with the most exacting eye for perfection, it might even be mistaken for one of Eds'. Drilled #30 for 1/8" pins. Has a tapered tang. Proves that a Bowie doesn't have to be fancy to look great. Ground from 1/4" steel stock, 9 inches from guard to tip and 13 and 3/4" overall. 440-C

- DESIGN CHANGE somebody had to offer the "movie monster" in kit form. This is a foot long, 2-1/2" top to bottom, 1/4 thick down the centerline, 15 inches overall. Top edge is tapered from 1/4" thick at the guard to 1/8" at the clip. The clip will sharpen to an axe edge. Weighs about a pound, a small hand axe! Not to be confused with the original Bowie knife, this pattern was created by a movie prop shop and has no historical precedent. 440-C

GOOD OLE' BLADE -Everyone will recognize the origin of this one, and I'm not ashamed to borrow this style pattern since it's probably one of the most copied blades in history. Ours is just a hair wider than the classic original. , 1/4 inch thick steel stock with 7 inches from guard to tip. 440-C

TEXAS CAMP KNIFE - We were going to offer these years back, but thought they might be too big. All of the samples sold and we had guys asking for more, so now it's a standard. The top tapers just a little thinner at the tip and the main, bottom grind is twisted at the tip to carry the weight and strength closer to the tip. Really impressive when it's made up with a simple guard and a crown stag grip. Made from 1/4 inch thick stock, 11 and inches from tip to guard. 440-C




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