Knife 35 – Serbian Cleaver

Made from 3/16” 1084

Even though I did very little to this before heat treating, I still wound up with a small warp. I clamped two pieces of metal to provide a very slight over bend and tempered. It came back straight.

Because of its size, it took some hand sanding. I used the grinder with an attachment for hook and loop pads (like Knife 30 – Cleaver). It helped a little, but it tore up disk pretty quick. Projects like this make you want a surface grinder.

Knife 30 – Cleaver also has a good definition of different cleaver geometry.

The blade is 7″
Overall length is 13″
Hand rubbed oil finish


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