Hand Forged Clever knife is perfect for Skinning and Camping! Hand crafted to be functional and not just for looks. This knife holds a great edge and for the handle, the Micarta grip is locked in place with the multiple Brass pins. The handle has a very smooth grip to it which feels natural when held in the hand. Overall Edge 1080 Carbon Steel has great retention and Ti blade has been heat-treated well, with hardness around 58 RHC.