The HT Boot Bowie knife kit is a great project for someone who wants a small concealable bowie with a dress stainless guard. It is designed to fit a slip-over handle and can be finished with 3 pin placement options. This is a great hidden tang bowie blade blank design for that favorite exotic wood handle block or bone handle taper you've been saving. With the Bowie inspired design, you get a great cutting grind with a highly tested survival tip. The blade on this model is made from 440C stainless and the pre-attached guard is made from engravable 416 stainless steel.
The blade length on the HT Boot Bowie is 5.75 inches and the thickness is 0.145 inches. It comes hollow ground, satin-finished, and has a guard attached. This is a great hidden tang knife kit and is a fun, affordable and simple project to complete. The hidden tang has (3) pre-drilled .01875 inch inch through-holes for handle placement (stainless steel pinstock included).
This version of the HT Boot Bowie is the combo kit. It comes with the HT Boot Bowie Blade, guard, stainless steel pinstock, and a premium block of Bloodwood handle material to simplify the completion process. This is a great project blade for a weekend knife making session. Spend some quality workshop time with this excellent hidden tang knife kit and enjoy the fun of custom knife making and customization.
General Kit Specifications
HT Boot Bowie
Skill Rating: Level II
Blade Steel: 440C stainless steel
Guard: 416 stainless steel (engravable)
RC = 54-56 (Heat Treated)
Blade Finish: Satin
Blade Length: 5.75 Inches
Blade Width: 1.17 Inches
Tang Length: 3.125 Inches
Thickness: .0145 Inches
Tang Holes: (3) 0.187 Inches
Handle Pinstock Included = Yes
Handle Material Included = Bloodwood (6.0 x 1.5 x 1.5) Inches