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.