Canal Street Cutlery 5 1/4" Single Blade Folding Hunter, Chestnut Handles, Leather Sheath
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CANAL115109: 5-1/2" Single Blade Folding Hunter
Canal Street Cutlery
Reclaimed American Chestnut
Chestnut blight caused by a fungus entered the Country on Asian nursery stock imported to New York around 1900. The American Chestnut was highly susceptible, the tree was devastated throughout the natural range, extending over the Appalachians, and highlands from Maine to Georgia. By 1940, three and one half billion American Chestnut trees had perished.
History of the Canal Street Chestnut
The Hoover barn was located just outside of Hopkinsville, KY. It was built around 1920 and served as an agricultural building until the late 1970's when it was deemed too dangerous to house animals or to work out of due to its deteriorating condition.
The Hoovers were an Amish family who had bought the farm after moving there from Lancaster, PA in the 1950’s. It was a traditionally framed 20' x 42" two story with two 14 foot side shelters. Most of the framing was Chestnut while the siding was a combination of Oak and Chestnut. It was deconstructed in late 2007 and has been used in various projects.
What you can expect from Canal Street Cutlery Co. LLC
- True custom knives that are 100% hand assembled and finished.
- The best natural and enhanced handle materials including bone, horn, pearl, stabilized woods and hardwoods.
- Classic and innovative designs finished with custom buffing and beveling all parts, radiuses engineered for superior comfort and performance.
- Each knife serialized with a certificate of manufacture showing year of completion along with a description of the handle and blade material used.
- Custom designed sheaths that truly fit the knife made of 100% genuine leather.
- A key to the Canal Street Cutlery Co. knife numbering system.
- Individual jewelers pouch or sleeve foil stamped with the Canal Street Cutlery Co. Logo.
- Gift box with a beautiful antique style label of the Canal Street Cutlery Co.
- Item : 115109
- Description: 5-1/2" Single Blade Folding Hunter, Locking Liner, Leather Sheath
- Handle Material: Reclaimed American Chestnut
- Steel: 440C Stainless Steel
- Polished Mark Side Blades
- Individually Numbered
- Made in USA
UPC Code: 016288
Leather is known for its durability and traditional appeal. When compared to kydex it is preferred for its silence when bumped against other objects, as well as blade retention.
This product is USA born and raised.
High end stainless steel with a high resistance to corrosion and will sharpen to a razor edge.
Provides a traditional, natural look and feel to a modern tool. Wood absorbs shock well and is popular in axe handles.