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Casstrom is a knife company from northern Sweden. Our knives and accessories are developed for Hunting, Bushcraft and professional use. Our designs have roots in the Scandinavian knife making tradition but with modern elements created from user feedback, testing and evaluation and we continuously strive to produce innovative, high performance and well-crafted tools. the Casström brand has been growing rapidly since the introduction in 2012 and is today associated with sturdy, top quality tools with strong customer following around the world. For this reason we are actively looking for retialers around the world interested in supplying our products to the local market.
In addition to our own products, the company runs wholesale operations in Sweden and the UK/Ireland. We supply a wide range of top quality products for the shooting, fishing and outdoor markets:
- Knives and tools from EnZo (Finland), Karesuandokniven knives and axes (Sweden), EKA knives (Sweden), Hultafors (Sweden) and Wood Jewel (Finland).
- High quality sharpeners from Work Sharp (USA) and Dianova diamond sharpeners (Sweden).
- Hunting, shooting and deer stalking accessories from Swedish Z-aim and Genzo.
- Outdoor accessories for camping and bushcraft from Feuerhand and Wilmas Natural products and small craft producers of leather goods and wood accessories.
- Knife making kits and materials.
We have office and warehouse facilities in Sweden but also the UK.
Casstrom No.3 Dangler
The Casstrom No.3 Dangler is an accessory to let your knife hang further down from the waist, dangle freely so that you can move easily and make handling on and off the belt smoother. The specially designed D-ring can also be used for other tasks.
Many of our customers have requested an extended belt loop, a "dangler" so that the knife can be easily accessed even when you have a jacket on or a large backpack with a hip belt. With a Dangler it also becomes easy to sit down without the knife getting in the way. When the pouch or sheath hangs it can be bent at the height of the hip joint which allows the knife to smoothly follow your lags movement if you anchor it to the - you can run, climb and bend almost without noticing the knife.
We have also designed the D-ring as a carabiner and thus opened up many new features and applications. You can easily take the knife off without having to open your belt, you can easily move the knife to your backpack for example, or just quickly take it off if you are approaching a populated area. The D-ring is made of sturdy 8mm thick aluminum and tested up to a 450kg breaking load which means that you can use it for lots of different purposes, for example to hang up the equipment, pull an animal or anchor a dog leash to your waist.
The belt loop is made of sturdy 3mm thick vegetable tanned cowhide available in Cognac Brown or Black. The loop can take belts with a width up to 6cm. The Dangler's D-ring will take knife sheaths with a belt loop up to 34mm wide.
Safari - a small but competent knife from Casström! Design by renowned English custom knife maker Alan Wood known for his hand made Bushcraft and Deer Stalking knives.
A compact hunting knife featuring a 6 cm stainless steel blade with a hollow grind. The blade is made using a full‐tang construction, features a tapered tang and is made in 12c27 Swedish Stainless steel (HRC 59).
The handle tapered tang and shape of the handle makes the knife very nicely balanced and comfortable. The stabilized curly birch handle is tough, water resistant and low maintenance. Also Available in black or orange g10.
Comes with a sturdy leather sheath. The design in combination with the materials used makes this a very beautiful but highly resilient piece of kit. Ideal as a small skinner for small deer and as a small belt knife for safari hunters.
About the designer:
Alan Wood has been a professional knifemaker since 1985 and has become the UK’s most emulated craftsman due to his practical and attractive designs. Also well known for his collaboration with survival expert Ray Mears.
About the design:
“The initial concept was to attempt to design a hunter’s knife that produced a tool of minimum dimensions which was still efficient in use. At first it was for the large proportion of British deerstalkers who hunt for the smaller species such as roe and muntjac. However, it was picked up by others such as the Swedish hunter Jeppe Stridh as an ideal cutting tool for his country’s elk hunters in combination with a forest axe. Further research has shown that it is an adequate and popular compact belt accessory for those on safari, hence the name. Basically, an easily carried tool that can be used to remove the viscera and to perform basic skinning to save a trophy cape when far from the vehicle’s tool kit. “ / Alan Wood
About the steel:
Sandvik 12C27 is a very popular stainless steel for Scandinavian knives due to its good combination of good edge performance (stability and ability to take an edge), high hardness and good corrosion resistance. Blade re-sharpening is easy and edge stability in terms of microchipping and edge folding or rolling is also good.
Woodsman, a new bushcraft knife from Casström!
A classic wilderness knife designed by custom knife maker Roger Harrington, England.
Proper full-tang knife with a blade measuring approx. 9cm long , straight and fairly round handle made to suit both large and small hands. The leather cord for the handle and a strong deep pocket leather sheath is included. Available with Firesteel combo sheath.
The blade is made of around 4mm thick Böhler K720 high carbon tool steel to make the blade extremely durable for heavy use such as log-splitting, or so-called "batoning" without making the knife to heavy or uncomfortable to carry.
The knife has a Scandinavian grind to make it very robust at the same time easy to carve wood with and easy to sharpen on a small flat whetstone/sharpener in the forest. The knife is a really good all-round tool for field use.
Steel: Bohler K720
Available in Culry Birch or Bog oak.
About the designer :
Roger Harrington is an experienced outdoorsman and knife maker who has taught Bushcraft and survival to civil and military customers for the last twenty years with his company Bison Bushcraft in Sussex , England.
No.10 Swedish Forest Knife
The Casstrom No.10 Swedish Forest Knife is a great new knife built as a multipurpose tool for hunting, bushcraft and general use in the great outdoors. The blade is 10cm long and made using 3.8mm thick Swedish 14C28N stainless knife steel and heat treated to achieve a hardness of 57-59 HRC. The knives are ground with a shaving sharp flat Scandinavian grind and have a satin finish. This steel in combination with the grind makes these knives very strong, yet very easy to sharpen and it takes a great edge .
The handle is mae from Scandinavian curly birch with black liners. The wood has been treated with a traditional Scandinavian linseed oil based varnish.
The knife comes with a sturdy welted sheath made from cognac brown 3mm vegetable tanned full-grain leather. The sheath features an extra wide belt loop, a fluid draining hole and a lanyard hole.
ABOUT THE STEEL:
Sandvik 14C28N knife steel
Sandvik 14C28N is the latest development in Sandvik's range of knife steels. Optimized chemistry provides a top grade knife steel with a unique combination of excellent edge performance (stability and ability to take an edge), high hardness and good corrosion resistance. This new grade allows for better hardness and wear resistance to previous grades without affecting the microstructure. Blade re-sharpening is therefore easy. At the same time, edge stability in terms of microchipping and edge folding or rolling is also good.
No.11 Field Saw
The No 11 Casström Field Saw has an 11cm long cutting edge. It allows you to open the chest cage and pelvic bone on larger game safely and quickly without puncturing the gut or making unintended damage. The teeth on the saw have been precision ground for fast and efficient cutting. The end of the blade has been rounded off and features a safety tip. The saw blade is made using a high quality stainless blade steel that makes the saw very durable but also easy clean in a hygienic way. The handle and saw blade has been designed in a unique way to allow the blade to be replaced if needed in the future. The handle is made from precision milled, impact resistant and weatherproof G10 laminated glass fibre. This material does not absorb any blood or liquids and is very strong and durable.
The saw comes with a sturdy Cordura nylon belt pouch and is delivered in a black box.
The steel used for the blade has been carefully selected and tested to meet high standards set for cutting efficiency as well as strict hygiene criteria for handling food. The steel has been heat treated to achieve a hardness of approx. HRC 54-56.
Casström offers you products from these product groups:
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