The art of knife making requires a quality blade. Ideally, knife making artisans prefer a high carbon steel knife making blade because it contains a robust amount of carbon in the steel which provides toughness, strength, edge-holding, and resistance to corrosion.
Knife making allows the knife crafter creative freedom in choosing particular materials for handles, the most popular being wood or animal antlers. Experienced wood carvers can create intricate and unique handles for their custom-made knives. The most popular choice for a blade material to enhance the handle and meet utilitarian requirements is high carbon steel.
Any knife enthusiast or builder understands the importance of a quality steel blade. One of the most popular knife making blade materials is high-carbon steel, a premium-grade steel for knife making. It is widely used in knife making because it does not wear easily and is easier to sharpen than stainless steel.
Knives of the North sells superior high-carbon steel knife blades, which can be used to create your own custom knife. Our high carbon steel blades are also an excellent choice when replacing the blade in an existing knife.