After many requests for a larger version of my Bushcraft knife, I came up with the BushMaster. 10″ long overall with a 5″ blade and 5″ handle – it is probably the most capable knife I make and that is why it is at the top of every page. I started this knife in 2008 and it has been a consistent seller with amazing feedback. Much care was put into getting the balance *just right*. I use 1/4″ thick material for handles because it is taller top-to-bottom than my bushcraft knife and has a little more palm swell. This knife features a full flat grind with a larger/deeper set of thumbgrooves. Corby pins and a lanyard tube keep the handle on tight and make this a nearly indestructible knife. Feel free to work this knife as hard as you want. Break it? I’ll replace it FREE of charge.


Blade Specs:

5″ of 3V steel, hardened to 59-60 HRc, 0.22″ thick, Flat grind, Brushed finish on flats, satin-finish on grind, small guard, thumbgrooves, spine rounded at handle front

Handle Specs:

5″ long, made from 1/4″ thick handle material, aluminum corby pin and lanyard tube
All synthetic handles (Micarta, G10, etc) are heavily sandblasted for a super grippy better-when-wet finish
All natural materials are handsanded to 600 grit and then handrubbed with Briwax


Base model = $305
(includes kydex sheath)

Handle Options:

  • Natural Canvas Micarta (included in Base Price)
  • Black Canvas Micarta (included in Base Price)
  • Green Canvas Micarta = adds $10
  • Black G10 = adds $20
  • Orange G10 = adds $20
  • Blue G10 = adds $20
  • Red G10 = adds $20
  • Blue/Black G10 = adds $30
  • Black/Tan G10 = adds $30
  • Arizona Desert Ironwood = adds $80
  • Arizona Desert Ironwood AAA Burl = adds $120
  • Sambar Stag = adds $195

Add $20 for G-10 liners (specify red, black, blue, green, white or yellow)

Sheath Options:

  • Kydex (pancake style) = included in Base Price
  • Upgrade to DropLoop Kydex = add $20
  • Upgrade to Leather pouch by Butch Hagedorn = add $25
  • Upgrade to Dual-Carry Leather Sheath by Butch Hagedorn  = add $45

*Add a Light My Fire Army Model Firesteel for $15
*Add a Firesteel loop for $10 (Kydex), $20 (Leather)
*Change to Black Leather = $20
*Add Tooling to Leather Sheath = $20


For current order list – look here: http://kosterknives.com/BushMaster.htm


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