The ideal lightweight utility hunting knife – Gleitaar
Lightweight utility hunting knife – Gleitaar. Even though it is a fixed blade knife and not a folder you can fit this little knife and its sheath into the pocket of your pants in the city . It is a legal carry size and because of the weight and minimal size of the Gleitaar knife you might even want to wear it to the bright lights -big city . It was designed with the palm of your hand in mind , the smooth , round back in the palm and the thumb and bent index finger on the sides . The choil behind the blade allows yet another grip while cutting . The minimal utility or hunting knife – Gleitaar is an all round ultralight carry size knife . The pressfit cowhide sheath will make sure you don’t lose it. While the size and weight of the knife and sheath will not be an inconvenience to the wearer at any time . So it is there when it is needed to do the cutting task at hand . Well – in the palm of your hand .
The blade is ground into the deep and wide choil to allow easy sharpening over years of use. If used and sharpened properly over years, one would barely notice the height of the blade becoming lower because of the deep, wide choil. The edges of your honing stone or sharpening device will also not be damaged by the ricasso during sharpening.
This specific knife has a Leadwood handle (Combretum Imberbi) or (Hardekool) which is a extremely hardwearing material.
Blade length: 10cm
Total Length: 18.5
Blade shape: Normal Straight
Tang: Full tang
Blade steel: N690 or 440B
If you like the Gleitaar, you migh also like the the Buteo
This Knife is also available in other animal materials and African hardwood. Wood handles are included in cost.
For animal material, see Handle Material Page.