Pathfinder Knife Shop is a subsidiary of Self-reliance Outfitters and The Pathfinder School located in Indiana. Dave Canterbury a legendary survival expert of Discovery Channel’s Dual Survival, author of several survival books and noted survival instructor is an owner. The knives are designed and made in their shop in Indiana. They use forged 1095 high carbon steel, a scandi grind and 90 degree back edge, curly maple or micarta handles. The knives are not designed to be pretty, but to be functional and tough for wilderness use. They represent a great value for a handmade knife.