Jesse James, legendary bike builder & firearms producer
has expanded his reach into the knife industry.

Welcome To The Jesse James Knife Company

The latest venture of the multi-talented welder, turned TV personality and noteworthy firearm builder.
Though Jesse has been no stranger to fame over the last 2 decades; every project with his name stamped on it is successful for a few reasons.

Quality Comes First

His hands-on approach to creation guarantees quality

Innovation is Standard

His dedication to innovation brings entirely new trends to the industry

Prestige

Jesse's work ethic only allows the finest results

The Beginning

When I started Jesse James Knife Company in September of 2017, my goal was to design and manufacture unique knives that serve a real purpose in every day life. The Jesse James Culinary Chef’s knife is a great example of a multi-use kitchen knife, its comfortable while being used for dozens of applications. Our first folder; the Nomad Fixed-Break pocket knife is a re-boot of a “swing” knife that I loved as a kid– I now carry the Nomad knife with me every day, maybe you do too!

This next project is truly extreme though. Late last year I started messing around with a Jack Crain knife that I keep as part of my collection. A limited edition of the “Life Support System I” knife that was used in the 1985 Arnold Schwarzenegger film “Commando.” It’s a big, fixed blade knife with a hollow handle,weighs 21 ounces and the blade is about 9 inches long. After handling this knife for a while, I started thinking about how cool it would be to do a “next- generation” version of it, using all of the newest cnc processes, with high-end steel and custom engravings/coatings other options.

 

Several designs were created, critiqued and scrapped, but we finally landed on something very special: It’s one design, but can be “tipped” in one of two ways: convex/concave or drop point/hawkbill.  This knife boasts a long list of incredible features, but first lets talk about how it’s made.

Introducing The JJKC-BFK

The Process

32# of Billet Steel
The ONE PIECE Blade And Handle Starts As A 32lbs, 17" Long, 3" Dia. Billet Of A2 (Air Hardened) Tool Steel. We Begin By Running 2 Operations In An Okuma CNC Lathe With 9 Carbide Inserted Cutting Tools And Drills.
CNC Machining
Following That Process, The Piece Is Removed And Reset, Screwed Onto An Erowa (High Precision) Locating Fixture And Placed In An Okuma CNC Vertical Milling Machine With 4th Axis Capabilities.
Details, Details
We Then Run An Operation To Get The Detail Of The Blade Using 11 High Speed Carbide Cutting Tools
Finishing Touches
Finally, We Sand Blast To De-Burr And Give A Uniform Finish-- Ready For Engraving, Coating, Polishing, Etc.  The Handle End-Cap Is Turned And Threaded Into Blanks On The Same Lathe Out Of 1.25" A2 Bar Stock. We Then Take 5 Caps At A Time And Screw Them Into An Erowa Fixture And The Hole And Radii Are Cut Using The Same Cnc Mill In The Fourth Axis. We Sand Blast These In Assembly With The Blade. The Coolest Feature Of The End Cap Though Is The Way It Interacts With The Blade: It's Timed To The Blade Edge With The Help Of High Precision Fixturing In The Fourth Axis-- They're Each Facing The Same Direction.
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Machined Handle Interior

We've machined the interior of the handle to create an air/water tight capsule within the knife. The cap screw has an added rubber grommet and the threads have been timed so that it secures completely when aligned with the blade.

Billet A2 Tool Steel

A2 Tool Steel is a versatile, air-hardening tool steel that is characterized by good toughness and excellent dimensional stability in heat treatment. A2 is intermediate in wear resistance between O1 oil-hardening tool steel and D2 high-carbon, high-chromium tool steel. A2 provides an effective combination of strength and toughness, tool performance, price.

6.5 Inches Handle

With a combined handle/cap length of just over 6.5 inches, varying grips allow the knife to be used in a wide array of intense and/or high impact applications.

Tipped in Two Ways

Concave (Hawkbill Style) or Convex (Drop Point)

9 INCH BLADE AND HOLLOW HANDLE

The handle with custom knurling and the blade with an incredible serrated spine.

JJKC-BFK

Talon Tip
$ 2400
  • Blade Style: Talon Tip
  • Blade Length:  9.500” / 24cm 
  • Blade Thickness: 0.250” / 0.75cm
  • Overall Length: 16.500” / 42cm
  • Weight: 1.940 lbs / 900 grams
  • Blade Thickness: 0.250” / 0.75cm
  • Blade Finish: Matte Black Cerakote
  • Blade Steel: A2 Tool Steel (single billet)
  • Handle Material: A2 Tool Steel (1 piece)
  • Lanyard Hole: A2 Machined Butt Cap
  • MOLLE Compatible
  • Sheath Type: Texured Boltaron
  • Application: Collectible, Combat, Hard Use
  • Handle Grip Pattern: 28 individually knurled palm platforms with 7 identically milled seperation grooves
Talon Tip

JJKC-BFK

Drop Point
$ 2400
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Blade Length:  9.500” / 24cm 
  • Blade Thickness: 0.250” / 0.75cm
  • Overall Length: 16.500” / 42cm
  • Weight: 1.940 lbs / 900 grams
  • Blade Thickness: 0.250” / 0.75cm
  • Blade Finish: Matte Black Cerakote
  • Blade Steel: A2 Tool Steel (single billet)
  • Handle Material: A2 Tool Steel (1 piece)
  • Lanyard Hole: A2 Machined Butt Cap
  • MOLLE Compatible
  • Sheath Type: Texured Boltaron
  • Application: Collectible, Combat, Hard Use
  • Handle Grip Pattern: 28 individually knurled palm platforms with 7 identically milled seperation grooves
Drop point

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