RAPTOR custom made Knives - For Hunting & Fishing
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Trading is proud to be associated with Jasper Stupart, a fine knive craftsman
with years of experience as a hunter and fisherman, with conservation
as top priority. He is based in Cape Town, South Africa.
knives are all intended for use in the field – designed by a hunter/fisherman
to become a best friend after years of use.
The steel used is imported (440C stainless) from the USA, and the blanks are laser cut
to ensure a very clean sharp edge on the products.
materials include African Hardwoods (e.g. Wild Olive, African Rosewood, Ebony, Panga
Panga, old Oak, Rhodesian Teak, etc,) as well as impregnated bone handle
slabs. The wood is never varnished,
it is hand waxed and polished, giving the look and feel of a fine gun stock,
which will improve with years of tender care.
Lately he has standardized on two basic designs, being in his opinion of
balance and suitable for a very wide range of outdoor usage...the
FALCON and the PEREGRINE Bird Skinner. Please see below for details.
Knives are supplied with a heavy duty leather sheath. Please see prices below.
He talks with great excitement about experimenting with Damascus Steel – an exersize he is about to embark on. Watch this space!
e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org
for further details and special deals. Knives can also be custom made to your specifications.
is his most popular knife – aesthetically satisfying as well as being the
perfect size and balance for general use.
blade is made from 440c Stainless steel – imported from the USA.
blade has been professionally hardened to 57-58 Rockwell, and hand finished and
polished to mirror finish.
hollow ground blade is razor sharp on delivery.
example shown has an impregnated white bone handle, which results in a handle
very like ivory.
Hollow Ground Blade 7.75" overall
R850.00 to R1050.00, depending on handle material (Includes Leather Sheath). Postage is for the client's account.
PEREGRINE Bird Skinner
440c Stainless Steel blade. Hardness
Wild Olive - but many other options available
feel & balance
Price: R850.00 to R1050.00, depending on handle material (Includes Leather Sheath). Postage is for client's account.
All knives are supplied in heavy duty hand
sewn leather sheaths.
SOME MORE SAMPLES:
whether right or left handed on ordering)
Delivery time is usually 2-3 weeks
(depending on handle material and stock of steel)
A 20% deposit is required on order. Balance to be settled by bank transfer on
The knife shown above was donated to the BELLS WP Festival. The Handle is impregnated white bone.
Another knife, shown with Rhodesian Teak handle:
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