Shop online for tool steel and high speed tool steel with Hudson Tool Steel Corporation Hudson Tool Steel California 800 996 0411 New Hampshire 866 557 2874 North Carolina 800 991 0306 Tennessee 888 848 0037 Illinois 800 338 4566 Michigan 833 235 1678 Tool Steel amp High Speed Steel For Manufacturers Pay Now Order Summary Items 0 Total 0 00 Login Check out our o1 steel knife selection for the very best in unique or custom handmade pieces from our shops Amounts shown in italicized text are for items listed in currency other than Canadian dollars and are approximate conversions to Canadian dollars based upon Bloomberg s conversionAmounts shown in italicized text are for items listed in currency other than Canadian dollars and are approximate conversions to Canadian dollars based upon Bloomberg s conversion2021 08 19 nbsp 0183 32 O1 Steel is a good steel for knives with great qualities like high hardness and toughness The low chromium content of this type of steel means that it will easily rust if not properly cared for however the edge retention and wear resistance make it an excellent choice in tool production or as a knife blade material If you re looking to purchase one of these blades

2019 08 26 nbsp 0183 32 History of O1 Steel in Knives Because O1 became a very popular tool steel it is relatively difficult to determine who used it in knives first It has been popular with both forging bladesmiths and stock removal knifemakers due to its wide availability in a range of sizes and ease in forging and heat treating In all being low end tool steel and compared to its price and I find that it s worth to own make an O1 Steel knife O1 Tool Steel Equivalent Being a hard tool History of Steel STEEL is an alloy made of mainly iron and carbon steel finds applications in a wide range of situations primarily due to its high tensile strength as well as its low cost In addition to iron and carbon other elements that may be present in the alloy include but are not limited to tungsten chromium nickel molybdenum titanium cobalt boron vanadium niobium copper What Makes a Knife a Bowie Knife Perkin Knives is a reputed supplier of fixed blade Bowie Knives in the UK With an extensive variety and exquisite designs on offer we give our customers not just a product but also the experience backing it If you are looking for a bowie knife with a full tang you need not look further than Perkin Knives O 1 Tool Steel 36 47 O 1 precision ground oil hardening general purpose tool steel is perfect for knife blades due to the excellent abrasion resistance toughness and machinability characteristics Typical chemistry C 95 Mn 1 20 Si 30 CR 50 Va 20 Mo 50 Out of stock We will notify you when this product becomes available Notify Me

2022 02 07 nbsp 0183 32 Handmade skinning knives this is my Cricket Skinner model The steel is O1 tool steel treated to 58 60 Rockwell Straight grain walnut scales with brass pins These are 90 each plus shipping with insurance These knives do not come with sheathes Any questions feel free to The charts below aid visualization of the strengths and weaknesses of a particular knife steel The most well rounded steels like CPM 154 and 154CM create an even shape while a steel like CPM 3V is severe due to high toughness and lower scores in all other categories Bohler Uddeholm M390 Bohler M390 is widely revered as being the best all around knife steel 2010 05 16 nbsp 0183 32 Poorly done A2 will be easily outclassed by well done O1 and vice versa the type of steel used on its own doesn t make or break the knife The best thing to do when picking your steel is to ask the maker you re talking to what they are most comfortable working with especially if they are doing their own heat treatment If he she has made 100 knives out of O1 and gave High tungsten high vanadium O1 is a better steel for knife blades than O2 For more information on steel alloys transformation and applications link to my Heat Treating and Cryogenic Treatment of Knife Blades page Back to page topics Combat ready in black blades this Mercator and Phlegra matched pair Hot blued O1 blade hand engraved bolsters and Red O1 Santoku with a Wa Handle 12 OAL and 6 5 cu O1 Santoku with a Wa Handle 12 OAL and 6 5 cutting edge 225 00 Add to wishlist Made with NitroV stainless steel the knife has a 8″ blade and measures 12 3 4″ OAL This Chef knife is simply spectacular This chef knife would make a great addition to your kitchen cutlery Ha 450 00 Add to wishlist Santoku USS NC