This blade is forged from an old file scavenged from our farm outside of Pictou, NS. The handle wood was taken from a tract of forest land in Antigonish, NS. The copper was forged down from a large bus bar and peened with copper wire also taken from the farm.
Blade: Forged, 5 1/2", 70+ yr old Nicholson bastard file. Hand rubbed 2000 grit finish on bevels, 1000 grit on flats. Peened copper maker's mark plate.
Handle: 4 1/4", Nova Scotia Red Maple burl with stainless steel pins. Tung oil and buffed paste wax finish. Hand-cut leather lanyard with burl and peened copper medallion.
Sheath: Hand stitched, Wickett & Craig 7 oz veg tanned leather with natural edges and buffed Mink Oil finish.