Fighting Blades of the Frontier

Fighting Blades of the Frontier Rate This Event Since the introduction of Jim Bowie’s knife in the 1820s, the bowie has become the knife supreme of the American West. AUGUST 12, 2014 by PHIL SPANGENBERGER “They say my bowie knife is keen to sliver into halves The carcass of my enemy, as [...]

Fighting Blades of the Frontier2018-12-09T16:45:39+00:00

Bowie Knife Origins: A Brief History

Bowie Knife Origins: A Brief History Rate This Event Many Claim "Creator of Sandbar Bowie" Status In 1838, Rezin P. Bowie, brother of James Bowie of Alamo fame, claimed that he made the first Bowie knife while the Bowies lived in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana. He designed it as a hunting knife and gave [...]

Bowie Knife Origins: A Brief History2018-12-09T16:16:06+00:00

Glossary of Common Knife Making Terms

Glossary of Common Knife Making Terms To help you in your understanding as you browse through all the knives, accessories and gift items on crazycrow.com, we offer this glossary of common knife making terms. If there is a particular word, phrase or anything that you don't understand here, please feel [...]

Glossary of Common Knife Making Terms2017-06-28T14:09:04+00:00

Steels used in Crazy Crow Knife Blades

Steels used in Crazy Crow Knife Blades Your Global HQ for Knife Blades In order to provide a wide variety of popular and historically accurate styles for knife makers and reenactors, we purchase knife blades from a number of different manufacturers in the United States, Germany, [...]

Steels used in Crazy Crow Knife Blades2017-08-16T17:32:28+00:00

Making a Parfleche Knife Sheath

Making a Parfleche Knife Sheath Making & Decorating a Parfleche Knife Sheath Native Americans made parfleche knife sheath and storage containers from specially prepared rawhide referred to by the Europeans as "parfleche" (PAR-flesh). By using this kit, you will learn Indian techniques, including how to paint parfleche by [...]

Making a Parfleche Knife Sheath2016-12-21T23:37:19+00:00