Knives for Natural Living

Knives for the wilderness: For studying skills and techniques of preparedness and survival || Knives for hunting and foraging: For practicing the art of direct subsistence || Knives for every-day carry: Go-to tools for daily life || Knives for the kitchen: For cooking real food and enjoying the process.

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- What we're all about -


Redroot knives are produced in a small shop in Portland, Oregon, using traditional stock removal methods. Steel types include 01 high carbon tool steel, 52100 carbon steel, and AEB-L stainless steel. Handle material include professionally stabilized, highly figured wood varieties with solid brass and copper hardware.

- Design Principles -

Classic lines & Natural materials

Redroot defines craftsmanship through timeless builds of handmade knives and leather goods. Using naturally-derived materials, Redroot evokes the spirit of the natural world their products are meant to celebrate.

production & custom designs

Redroot offers a variety of signature knife designs available directly from this website. If a knife is out of stock, please contact us to set up a similar made-to-order knife purchase. We also offer custom options and one-of-a-kind designs for those interested in working with us more intimately.

- Made-to-Order Knives -

Founded in the Oregon Woods

May we honor and celebrate life through our connection to the natural world. May we learn to be better stewards and build sustainable relationships with the land that we occupy. May we be re-enchanted with the animate world, and do our part to repair.