Boddington Trophy Blade Buffalo Horn & Paduka Wood Handle
Carry a piece of hunting history attached to an amazing high carbon tool steel blade each time you head afield. This knife is made from carbon steel files and maintains a sharp edge for a very long time. All Anza Knives are heat treated to add strength for long life. The handle is made from buffalo horn and paduka wood. One of a kind as each knife has unique variations because all of the horns and sections are different. Sure to be the gift of a lifetime for the special hunter in your life.
All Boddington Blades are made by Anza knives from high carbon file steel and will darken with age. The advantage of high carbon steel is that it holds a sharp edge very well and is easier to sharpen than comparable stainless steel blades. Drill bits are typically made from high carbon steel for this reason. All Boddington/Anza knives are heat treated to add strength for long life. Fillet knives are made from 1095 SPRING STEEL for flexibility.
ALL BODDINGTON/ANZA KNIVES are made from start to finish by hand with the use of belt sanders, grinders, and other shop tools for material preparation. It takes years of experience to master all steps involved to complete a knife start to finish with our techniques. NO TWO KNIVES ARE EXACTLY THE SAME due to this hand made process. All knives are “Full Tang”. In a full tang knife, the knife extends completely through the knife’s handle, and the edge of the tang is completely visible around the perimeter of the handle. The Tang is acid etched “ANZA USA (2 digit year) - i.e. ANZA USA 15’ BODDINGTON