Sometimes you just need a bruiser to take care of the heavy work, and the Dragon Skin is here to help even the odds. Did we forge this from the skin of a dragon that was slain deep in the underbelly of an active volcano? Well, no. That seems kinda mean. But this 15" full tang machete style knife does tout a 10" blade made from braided steel cable for the dirty work. A 4.5" olive and horn handle with a partial guard keeps your big grip true, even if it gets wet from a gentle summer rain while you picnic in the meadow.
If this is for you, enjoy. If for someone else, you might as well get two, because you're not going to want to give it away.
Disclaimer: It's a knife. It's sharp. Handle with care. It's hard to crochet while missing a finger. You assume all responsibility for safe use upon receipt.
**there will be slight variations in metal pattern and wood grain
1085 high carbon and steel are great at holding an edge, but will rust and stain if not taken care of properly. Please clean and dry your blade after use, and apply a light coat of oil (gun oil, coconut oil, canola...almost any clear oil) in order to protect the blade and add longevity.
3-5 business days
I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
1085 high carbon and damascus steel will hold an edge very well, but they are not stainless steel. It may take on color with lots of use, and should be dried and oiled, if possible, to prevent rust. If you do get some rust, I prefer giving it a quick rub with a very fine (0000) steel wool and it usually easily takes care of it without scratching the metal.
You can use WD40 or rust remover, just be sure to clean the blade thoroughly before use, especially if using it for food.
The key is keeping it dry. Any moisture that sits on the metal will cause rust. That being said, I've had some in my drawer for years with no issues!
I wouldn't go chipping away at rocks, but they're pretty tough and should last you a long time!
Everything you see in the listings is in stock, but we may not have the quantity you need. Send me a note with any questions.
For large custom orders:
These are usually orders of 10+, and you can go full custom. We can do almost any amount given enough time.
You can engrave names or logos on the handles. You can replace my AIM logo with your own etched into the blade, or we can make a custom metal stamp of your logo for the leather sheaths.
Just remember, these are custom made and hand crafted, so we need months, not weeks. The more customized, the more time we need! They look ridiculously awesome, so bring it on!
Oh, you want to know more? Just send me a note to discuss your ideas!
-ENGRAVING goes on the wood handles. It's a laser engraver, so burning the image in. It can do fairly detailed images, even your drawn pictures and handwriting. Be creative! Engraving has a quick turn around.
-ETCHING goes on the metal. It looks great on the polished metal, but can be hard to see on the damascus. This needs to be less detailed. Think words, numbers, basic designs. WE ONLY DO THIS FOR LARGE ORDERS (10+). This takes time.
We will do full custom jobs for larger orders, including blade designs, handle materials, custom deep etched logos (instead of the AIM), custom leather stamps on the sheath, etc. Your gifts can be awesome!
I'm open to the discussion. Send me a note!
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Sep 20, 2021
Quality is amazing all around. That is, the blade itself, the customization and the handle. I highly recommend this product!
May 17, 2021
two of the little pieces fell off first time using it("glue failure "). was supposed to get a partial refund, never did . but all in all its a pretty nice knife,
Jul 30, 2020
Super fast shipping! Item was a gift for my husband and he absolutely loved it. Thank you!
Dec 18, 2019
Well made and Damascus is awesome