Custom Deep Cut Skinner Hunting Knife with Elk Naturally Shed Antler Handle

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Project by Mark A. DeCou posted 04-20-2008 12:04 AM 7093 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Custom Deep Cut Skinner Hunting Knife with Elk Naturally Shed Antler Handle
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to have another made for you, please email me:
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Scrimshaw Ready:
This Knife has a rear end cap ready for Scrimshaw Artwork. If you contact me before I put the artwork on it, I can customize it to whatever artwork, or lettering you would like to have.

Handle: Elk Naturally Shed Antler
Handguard: Yellow Brass
Blade: Narrow Deep Cut Skinner Style, 3/4” wide, 4-1/8” long, 1/8” thick, 6A Stainless Steel
Display Stand: Rustic figured Walnut with Deer Shed Antlers for uprights.

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What is ”Scrimshaw” you say?
Go to this blog, for a thorough discussion and examples of my past work:

A Scrimshaw Art Journey



If you like knives, here are some other LJ project postings of knives I have built:

Damascus Steel Hunting Knives:
  1. Elk Antler with Turquoise Nugget Custom Knife
  2. Sitka Deer Antler & Turquoise Nugget Custom Knife
  3. Large Damascus Steel Blade Custom Knife with Antler, Turquoise and Brass
  4. Custom Hunting Knife with Elk Shed Antler Handle, Ivory, Scrimshaw, and Hand-forged Damascus Blade
  5. Custom Knife with Damascus Steel Blade & Whitetail Deer Shed Antler
  6. Custom Art Knives, set of three with Damascus Steel Blades and Scrimshaw artwork
Damascus Stainless Steak Knife Sets:
  1. Elk Antler & Fossilized Walrus Six (6) Piece Steak Knife set in a box
  2. Elk Antler & Scrimshaw Steak Knives for the Gold Bar Dining Room in Las Vegas
  3. Deer Crown Antler Steak Knife Set and Box with Turquoise Inlay
Folding Knives:
  1. Custom Folding Knife with Zebra Wood, Abalone, and Scrimshaw Ready
  2. Custom Folding Knife: Elk Antler Handle, Turquoise Stone, Abalone, Nautical Scrimshaw Artwork
  3. Custom Folding Knife with Elk Naturally Shed Antler Handle
Stainless Steel Hunting Knives:
  1. Commemorative Bowie Knife with Whitetail Deer Shed Antler Handle for a Retiring Navy Seal Veteran
  2. A Young Soldier's Commemorative Hunting Knife, with Elk Antler Handle and Scrimshaw Artwork
  3. Custom Hunting Knife with Elk Naturally Shed Antler Handle
  4. Custom Deep Cut Skinner Hunting Knife with Elk Naturally Shed Antler Handle
  5. Skinning Knife, with Gut Hook, Elk Natural Shed Antler Handle
  6. Custom Knife; Frontier Bowie with Elk Naturally Shed Antler Handle

Here is my website page with knives:
Mark DeCou Studio Knife Page Website

(Note: All photos, project design, and text is protected by copyright 2007-2012 by the author M.A. DeCou, all rights reserved, no unauthorized use of this material in whole, or part is allowed without expressed written permission.)

Thanks for looking,
Mark DeCou

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan -

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#1 posted 04-20-2008 12:09 AM

Great knife Mark, another beaut. I’ve run out of adjectives. Too cool. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#2 posted 04-20-2008 12:55 AM

Wow! Great looking knife! Cool display as well!

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#3 posted 04-20-2008 03:17 AM


This is another beautiful knife. I really like the display stand as well.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 04-20-2008 03:41 AM

Mark: I wish you luck with your display at the ART Show. You have some very nice knives to show.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#5 posted 10-06-2009 04:35 PM

Great job on this. Beautiful workmanship.


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