Located near Homer, Alaska, Bill Fordham with Highlands Forge creates unique hand crafted knives, axes & swords that are both functional and beautiful. Specializing in Damascus or Pattern Welded Steel, Highlands Forge uses 1084, 1095, 15N20, 80CRV2 and 5160 High Carbon Steels to produce high quality & durable blades.
Bill makes all of their Damascus himself. Check out his site here
This particular creation of theirs is their 9.5" harpoon profiled hunter. A utilitarian drop point featuring a recurve grind with pronounced thumb ramp on fully forged 5160. The full tang is capped off with purple heartwood scales.