Hugh Glass 12" Hunting Knife - BLEM

Hugh Glass 12" Hunting Knife - BLEM

2FS-1841

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Hugh Glass was born in Pennsylvania in the early 1800’s. One of the earliest known memories is when Hugh joined General Ashley’s 1823 expedition to ascend the river Missouri. This expedition was attacked by the Arikara warriors and many people were killed. The Ashley Party eventually regrouped with Andrew Henry and set out overland to the Yellowstone River. While scouting, Glass disturbed a grizzly bear and her two cubs. The grizzly charged Glass, picked him up and wounded him greatly. Glass and his party were able to kill the grizzly but Glass was left for dead. Amazingly, Glass did not die and crawled 200 miles to Fort Kiowa.

Our hunting knife design is inspired by the mountain men and frontiersmen who tried to tame this land. The 7.5” blade has a classic look with a slight drop point. The large stainless steel bolster will protect your fingers from sliding onto the blade and a large tali wood handle will give you superior control of the knife, even while wearing gloves. The overall knife measures just over 12” and weighs 11 ounces without the sheath. The sheath has been custom designed to be worn holster style under your arm. This protects the knife from the elements but also gives you quick access to the knife when you need it. 

Handmade of San Mai Steel, this hunting knife is meant to be used and will take a beating. San Mai Steel comes from Japanese bladesmiths who would weld multiple steels together to create a strong, yet supple blade. The center of the blade is made of D2 steel and is sandwiched between two layers of stainless steel. D2 steel is your cutting surface and the two layers of stainless steel act as a protective barrier to the semi-stainless D2 layer of steel. As D2 has a higher carbon content, it is prone to rust if not dried and oiled, the stainless steel helps protect this layer of steel from the elements. 

Hugh Glass Handmade 12" Hunting Knife Specifications
  • Overall Length: 12.25"
  • Handle Length: 4.75"
  • Blade Length: 7.5"
  • Blade Material: San Mai Steel (D2 high-carbon steel, sandwiched between two layers of stainless steel)
  • Blade thickness: 5.5mm
  • Grind: Secondary bevel
  • Handle Material: Dark Tali Wood
  • Includes a hand-stitched custom full-grain leather shoulder holster sheath

Please note: This knife is a BLEM. Blemished inventory or a “blem” is a new, unused product that has a defect. These defects come from the manufacturer and do not affect the structural or functional integrity of the product. All products are laser engraved with a Forseti Steel logo to indicate they are a blemished product. 

The product image does not represent a blemished knife. It is a stock photo only.

Each knife is handmade from natural materials, there will be some variation in color, Damascus pattern and overall look. 

ALL BLEM PRODUCT SALES ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS, RETURNS OR EXCHANGES WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Care Instructions

D2 steel is a high-carbon steel and will rust if not dried and oiled after use. Hand wash only with soap and hot water. Make sure it is immediately dried and then lightly oil the blade and handle.

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Why Forseti Steel?

Each Knife is Unique

All of our knives are made by hand and crafted one at a time. That is why no two knives are the same. The knife you receive will be similar to what you see on our site, but will be unique based on the natural materials used and individual craftsman that built the knife. 

Testimonials

Beautiful, true Damascus steel knives. They set the table with elegance and class.

Jon Groves

Love this knife! Compact design, nice grip, feels comfortable in your hand--very sharp blade! As a side for the ladies--it fits in the smallest of bags. You won't be disappointed if you buy it!

Lisa I.

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