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Bostwick Knives

Crafted by Chris Bostwick

Burlington, Wisconsin

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Custom Knifemaker

What goes into the craft

Original designs in traditional slipjoint folding knives. Each knife handcrafted using fine materials, processes and quality heattreating.
 
Blades are constructed of stainless ATS-34, BG-42, or D2 and or O1 depending on batch or request. All airquenched steels are cryoquenched or frozen in the hardening process  to produce a dense and durable blade.  All blades are hardness tested in a commercial lab.
 
Handle materials are pinned and bonded using strong permanent adhesive epoxy and thus backed by my warranty. " If any component of the knife fails in anyway during my lifetime I will repair or replace it".  This applys to any knife material or component and of course does not include normal wearing.
 
 
 
 

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Standard model Gunstock design in ATS-34-$350

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Something special about a pocketknife that speaks tradition.  I used to think that fine knives were those of the mass produced type until I learned that there is nothing finer in a knife then the quality , detail and finish that can be imparted one at a time by the skill of the hand.
 
I have always been fascinated with antique and custom cutlery.  Theres even more satisfaction for me in the making of my own knives.  I own customs from some of the great makers and have observed processes used by several of them. 
 
 Its a pleasure for me to make an original piece, each knife is an adventure and a new challenge and I strive to become more well rounded with each new pattern or design.
 
 Whether you seek a keepsake for collecting or a tough duty every day carry, Im creating the knife that you may have in mind. Stop by and let me know of your particulars. Thanks for looking
-CBostwick

circa 1890-1914
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Antique Northfield teardrop Jack Ivory..Isnt it a beauty?

You can send me e-mail at:

Cbostwick@sbcglobal.net

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