CPM 3V is called a super steel for a reason. This is a great knife design with a fantastic steel. The new Bark River Knives Bushcrafter has been designed to be a compact handful that is specifically aimed at wilderness survival and wilderness living. The Bushcrafter was designed and made at the request of Jason Thoune at DLT Trading. Jason asked Mr. Stewart to make a knife that was smaller than our number one selling Bushcraft knife but as usable in the field. He also wanted to have our convex scandi grind.
Looking at offerings at that time in this category, Mr. Stewart chose to make our version of this type of knife with Crucible’s CPM 3V at 60 Rockwell to give the best of edge holding and toughness for a knife of this size. He is comfortable with the slightly increased hardness because this knife will appeal to the more seasoned user who knows how to use a knife properly. The Bushcrafter fits the design criteria and will be one of our most popular models as we go forward.Overall Length: 8.63 in/21.92 cm Blade Length : 3.875 in/9.84 cm Blade Steel: CPM 3V Steel Thickness: .145 in/3.7 mm Weight: 6.63 oz Hardness: 60RC