In January of 2017, the second release of the original Trestle Pine Superior was announced. I expanded the handle offerings to include the original Old Growth Ash, Oak Maple and Birch to include 9 'exotic' woods plus the first ever Trestle Pine Knife with Stag handles.
I continued the Brass Bolsters that were introduced on the Grand Portage, moved the nail nick slightly forward for better leverage.
The Trestle Pine Knives "Grand Portage", released in June, 2016 is the fourth knife I've released. Based on the same frame as the Portage, the Grand Portage has a Wharncliffe Blade crafted from CPM154 steel and a Cap Lifter/Screwdriver made from 420HC Stainless. Bolsters and Pins are Brass and the distressed pine tree bolster stamp add to that already 'used' look.
Unless noted, the wood used for the handles on the Trestle Pine Knives is cut from Old Growth Logs that have been recovered from the bottom of North American lakes and streams after being submerged for over 100 years. The wood is dried by a unique process involving Radio Frequency Vacuum Kilns, sawn into boards to be used in building furniture, music instruments and now....Trestle Pine Knives. Some of these trees were seedlings in the 1300's.
The third release from Trestle Pine Knives is the "Portage". An EZ Open Barlow featuring a 154CM Drop Point Blade, Nickle Silver Pins and Long Bolster. Offered with a choice of 8 different wood handles. More details are available on the Trestle Pine Knives blog at: www.tsakblog.com
The second release from Trestle Pine Knives is the 'Superior" a copperhead pattern with a 154CM Wharncliffe blade. It measures 3.75" closed and weighs a trim 2 oz. The knives are currently in stock and ready to ship!!! Trestle Pine Knives Superior