David R. Beck, Knifesmith, LLC
Call Us: +1-610-670-5319
"Fine Cutlery for the Adventurer"  

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                       Individually Handcrafted Knives Custom Made To Order. 
Shop Hours:
Open by appointment only.

Phone Hours:
Mon. - Fri.  9am-8pm EST
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138 Elwyn Avenue, Sinking Spring, PA 19608
    ​Whether you're a novice outdoorsman or a seasoned adventurer living life on the edge, your journey has just led you to some of the highest quality, field-proven knives you can depend upon to get you to your farthest destination and back.


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 About Our Knives

​  Above pic: Late 1990's Vintage TRACKER With Discontinued 
  Trademark Stamping. Shown For Collectors Referrence Only.
L to R:     EXPLORER, ASCENT & VANTAGE
              (Shown with etched finishes).
Model "C" TRACKER Knife
               All Our Knives Are Proudly Handcrafted In The U.S.A.
                            Designed For The Serious Adventurer.
David R. Beck Knifesmith, Designer & maker of the Original "TRACKER" knife seen & used in the 2003 Paramount Pictures Film "The HUNTED", starring Benicio Del Torro & Tommy Lee Jones.
*Now called the "WSK" or Wilderness Survival Knife 

Note: The term "WSK" now used by many, was first coined by this maker.
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The Original BECK "WSK" Knife. Copied by many, Equalled by None.
​Knife Design & Construction
    The knives we produce today are a reflection of our extensive survival/Bushcraft training & hard earned experience in the custom knifemaking trade.
They are made to be some of the finest & are designed for rugged field use. They will endure your wildest travels to the most remote corners of the world and be ready for your next adventure upon your return. These are the knives men have made their living with & staked their lives upon when well from the beaten path. They are designed for the woodsman & true professional adventurer.

    Every one of our knives are individually hand-crafted to ensure the highest quality & consistant performance. They are designed for practical use & are proportioned for function, balance & exceptional feel for comfort in continuous use. We cut no corners in the crafting of our knives & take great pride in the work we do for our customers.  
We don't sell any knife which doesn't meet our rigid standards, for the customers we serve demand our best & depend on us to make knives that will deliver top performance without fail, no matter where their journey leads them.



  UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED IN INDIVIDUAL PRODUCT DETAILS, ALL OUR KNIVES COME STANDARD WITH THE FOLLOWING FEATURES:

  *  All "BECK" branded products are entirely hand-made in the U.S.A.
  *  Blades are crafted from 01 high carbon tool steel with flat-ground bevels, full-length tangs & are selectively hardened/tempered with an extra hard
      cutting edge & softer back for increased strength, resilience, superior edge retention & ease of sharpening in the field.
​      Note: Some knives come std. with full-length distal-tapered tangs for improved balance, feel & to deliver more efficient performance.
                  Some models may also be listed using other steel types or be hand-forged to optimize safety and performance for their intended use.
  *  All knives come std. with a fine wet-sanded "satin" blade finish for easier maintenance. "Blued" finishes are available upon request.
      Note: (Bluing produces a darker, more "aged" looking blade finish. Bluing is a cosmetic atlernative only & does not aid in rust protection.)
  *  Handle material of choice. Due to its nearly indestructable & maintenance-free qualities, Micarta is the std. material we recommend for our handles
      although we offer a wide variety of other  materials for those who want something special. 
      Handles are ergonomically contoured for a secure & comfortable grip for all-day use & are permanently fastened by stainless steel Loveless bolts with 
      brass nuts for accent. Handles are guaranteed never to loosen as can happen with pins or rivits.
      Micarta grips come std. with a finely-sanded but unpolished finish for improved grip but can be polished upon request at no extra cost.
  *  Brass-lined lanyard holes are std. in all models.
  *  All knives come with sheaths crafted from the highest grade leathers & are available in right or left hand orientation. Unless noted in the description, 
      all of our sheaths are wet-molded to the shape of the knife for a glove-like fit. (AVAILABLE IN BLACK ONLY). 
  *  All knives are delivered hand-honed to an extremely sharp edge, ready for use.
  *  A Limited Lifetime Warranty comes with all our std. knives.
  *  Excellent after-sale customer service & prompt personal attention to your inquiries. 
      
PROFESSIONAL GRADE BUSHCRAFT, SURVIVAL & SPECIAL PURPOSE TOOLS
    Throughout our travels we have found the knife to be an indispensible tool. Often being the only item by ones side, it has been relied upon to provide food, make other tools, give comfort & protection on those lonely nights far from the beaten path, and more than once a savior of lfe.
    As dedicated, life-long advocates & students of wilderness survival/bushcrafting skills, it has become our obsession to design knives which will deliver the level of performance & versatility required for the tasks we experience in the field.

    Over the years we have used & reviewed countless knives & design concepts. We've put these to use in both "real-world", practical applications to pushing their limits under the most demanding conditions. With well over thirty-five years of "dirt-time" in the field, having designed & crafted thousands of knives for customers world-wide, along with listening to feedback from knife users, our experiences have taught us the most intimate qualities & attributes a well designed & crafted knife should possess. Simply put, our knives are designed & made by those who has been there, practiced the lifestyle, & have worked with thousands who take to the field every day.

    The original BECK knife shop first opened in 1991 to offer knives primarily to the wilderness survival community. After several years leave from the trade, a newly formed custom knife business was established in 2011. With Mr. Beck continuing to be sole artisen in charge of hand-crafting each knife, we are able to offer a knife line featuring improved designs & "top-notch" craftsmanship for the adventure-bound outdoorsman. Our knives can be found in the hands of hikers, campers & historical re-enactors to professional hunters, explorers, survival experts, celebrities & elite military. Our knives have been proven from the field of combat to the camp kitchen & continue to serve avid outdoorsmen from all walks of life & levels of experience.

    Here at our knife shop, you'll find skillfully hand-made bushcraft & hunting knives to serious survival & trail knives to cover all your needs from whittling fish hooks & dressing your moose kill to blazing your way through the most challenging environments. 
An investment into one of our knives is sure to not only exceed your expectations but will provide you with a tool that will endure a lifetime of dependable service. Once you've owned one of our knives, you'll wonder why you've waited for so long.