Combat #3

The Combat #3 is one of the first knives I ever made to incorporate what has become a Burt Foster signature item - the curved-top guard.  It happened first on a piece of paper, just sketching out a knife design, then progressed to how the heck and I gonna do that?  I like the way it breaks up what is on most knives, just a flat guard top.  It has become such a favorite thing that I can't remember the last time I did a flat one.

The blade on this Combat #3 is forged 52100, hand-finished.  Satin stainless guard with a desert ironwood handle.

This is now a standard item, available with different blade materials so let me know if you want to order one.

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