This damascus Japanese tanto knife kit design is called the "Bushido". It is a USA Made carbon steel damascus fixed blade kit that is hollow-ground and ready to build. This tanto blade blank design is scaled-down for easy use and carry comfort. The Bushido Japanese tanto knife kit has a blade length of 3 inches and an overall length of 7.312 inches. Ground on both sides, the tanto blade is .825 inches wide. This damascus tanto blade blank design features (3) .156 inch through-holes for handle construction (stainless steel pinstock included). The tang holes can be modified with ease to work with larger pinstock, or with threaded fasteners. Please see our drills and taps sections for more options. This version of the Bushido is the combo kit. It comes with the Bushido blade plus Bubinga handle scales and stainless steel pinstock to simplify the completion process. This is a great project blade for a weekend knife making session. Spend some quality workshop time with this skinning knife kit and enjoy the fun of custom knife making and customization.

Blade Length = 3.0 Inches
Overall Length = 7.312 Inches
Tang Holes (3) .156 Inches
Handle Pinstock Included: Yes (Stainless Steel)
Handle Material Included: Yes (Bubinga) (5 x 1.50 x .250 Inches)
Heat Treated = Yes
Hardness: 59-61 RC
USA Made

Damascus Configuration
3 Layers 52100
4 Layers 5160
3 Layers 203E
3 Layers 15n20
Folded = 5 times
Total Layers = 416

NOTE: Finished sample images below are for reference only and are not for sale.


Manufacturer: CKK Industries

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