Mountain Man Era Knives

The Hudson Bay Camp Knife (right) 7" blade is forged from 1/4" spring steel. It has a gun barrel browned blade - full tang, walnut handle fastened by brass pins and washers. Knife with 7" blade and full tang handle starts at $445.

PKA Award Knife '96

Featured in April 2001 Muzzleblast Magazine

article by Butch Winter

The Hudson Bay Camp Knife
photo by Gary Kelley

photo by BladeGallery.com

This Cumberland Knife (left), named for Cumberland Gap explorers, has a 7" blade, hand forged from 5160 high-carbon leaf spring steel. It has a full tang and pinned hardwood slab handle with brass trim. The flat ground edge is hardened for strength and tempered to hold a good working edge, yet is easy to sharpen. Knife with 7" blade and full tang handle starts at $445.

5" - 7" blade full tang $360 - $445

Cumberland Knife featured in Tactical Knives Mag Sept 2007

"The Cumberland is one of those timeless knife patterns that has weathered the test of time from the IRON AGE to the turn of the 20th Century. What Mike Mann creates is that scarce mingling of tradition, aesthetics & function." Dan Shechtman

This "Long Hunter Bowie" (left) with rough forged 7" blade antler handle has a hand-forged guard. Can be ordered in any blade length, hidden or full tang, wood or antler handle.

French Trapper Pouch Knives are a very old style of folding knife with an external spring. Forged 5160 high carbon steel with Elk Antler handle. Comes with leather drawstring pouch.

  • PKA Award Knife '97
  • Featured in March, 1998 Blade Magazine

price range 3" - 5" blade $420 to $510