Buck Knives Partners with Taylor Guitars for Ebony Handles
Adam Scepaniak 12.29.18
Buck Knives has struck a unique partnership with an unlikely source. They have joined forces with Taylor Guitars to once again bring ebony handles to some of their most popular and tenured models of knives. Beginning in January 2019, we will begin to see again for the first time in over 50 years ebony wood on these 3 staple models from Buck Knives:
- 110 Folding Hunter (Standard & Finger-Grooved)
- 110 Auto
- 112 Ranger (Standard & Finger-Grooved)
- 112 Auto
- 101 Hunter
This is really exciting for Buck Knives because it has not been since the mid-90’s that they have utilized ebony wood products with their knives. For the consumer, it is going to give them an even more gorgeous and well-crafted product than before. The complete Press Release announcement can be read below from Buck Knives announcing the newly struck partnership with Taylor Guitars:
BUCK KNIVES, leader in sports cutlery, is dedicated to providing high performance
products of uncompromising quality while preserving resources for future generations.
Buck Knives is excited to partner with Taylor Guitars, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of premium acoustic guitars, and take part in their efforts using a sustainable supply model for genuine Ebony handles on its key heritage products, the 110 Folding Hunter®, the 112 Ranger®, and the 101 Hunter.
Ebony wood was originally introduced on the 110 and 112 models in the 1960’s, but in the 1990’s, federal regulations on endangered woods led Buck to utilize resin treated woods. Harvested under Taylor’s thriving conservation project, Buck will again employ the use of ebony, a natural material with beautiful grain patterns that provides customers with a nearly indestructible knife handle.
So what do all of our sportsmen and sportswomen out there reading this think? Would you dive in on a 110, 112, or model 101 with a new ebony handle? Let us know your thoughts in the Comments below! We always appreciate your feedback. Also, check out the formal Press Release in its entirety below from Buck Knives and Taylor Guitars.