Buxton knives

Discussion in 'Blades' started by melbo, Feb 12, 2006.


  1. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    http://www.geocities.com/buxtonknives/

    I picked up one of these via a trade. (Buxton is on the Top) I think I could cut my way out of an Elevator Shaft with it if I had to.

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    Check out the Torture test pics at his site:
    http://www.geocities.com/buxtonknives/History.html

    Here's one:
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  2. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Site Supporter+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey

    There was an awesome article on him and his knives as well in Blade.... full on torture test with cars and steel doors.... no problem.....
    Bill is a real gentleman and a pleasure to do business with.... :D
     
  3. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Got a link for that?
     
  4. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Site Supporter+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey

    I'll check.... if not I'll try to scan it..... he just sold a bunch on Blade Forums.... even one with a Koa handle.... its the 3rd one down... heh heh heh... guess who he got the koa from????? :D
     
  5. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    The 4th one down looks like mine. What can you tell me about it?
     
  6. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Site Supporter+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey

    These are all new.... its a green micarta....
    The EDC is a standard line in his knives....
    "All knives are made using 52100 and they have been 3 times quenched, cryo treated using dry ice, then tempered 3 times. The OAL lengths are similar ranging from 8 3/4" - 8 7/8",blade lengths are also similar ranging 4 1/8""- 4 1/4". The handles all have 8 nickle/silver pins but with different handle material. Prices vary with handle material. Each knife comes with leather, pouch style sheath, buyers option of right or left hand carry.

    Top knife is Redwood burl- stabilized professionally - $265 + shipping
    2nd knife is Ivory micarta handle- $250 + shipping
    3rd knife is Hawaiian KOA- professionally stabilized- $265 + shipping
    4th knife is green canvas micarta - $250 + shipping"

    he makes some high end stuff too.... in addition to what you see here and on his website.... check here.....

    http://www.bladegallery.com/shopdisplayproducts.asp?id=572&cat=Buxton,+Bill&websess=18997414023046
     
  7. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    Bill checked out this thread and gave me this:
    and then this after some banter y melbo:

    Sounds like a wicked cool guy. Might need some more
     
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