Skeleton Dashi - Minimalist Pocket Knife

$130.00 CAD


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This "skeletonized" kiridashi is the newest additional to our little shop. It is lightweight, rugged and exceptionally handy. 

Specs: It measures approximately 14cm from tip to tail, with a cutting edge that is 6cm long and a 3mm spine thickness

It is crafted from 1095 high carbon steel, a blade steel known for its edge retention and toughness. This steel is not stainless so please follow the care instructions included with your knife.

We base almost all of our pocket knife designs on the traditional Japanese kiridashi form because it is ideally suited to almost any daily task. The flat pointed blade profile makes it ideal for detail work and slicing and the ergonomic handle means its very comfortable in hand despite not having wood scales. This keeps it slim and compact.

The Skeleton Dashi is the perfect choice if you are looking for a gift for that knife lover in your life. Its a useful knife that is unlike almost any other knife on the market; a classic design with a modern twist.

Must be 18 years or older to purchase. Know your local knife laws.

Leather sleeves are custom made to fit each blade. Select which colour you prefer to customize yours. A leather lanyard cord that is matched to the sheath.

With its compact size and sturdy build, this is an excellent every-day pocket knife that will hold up for decades.

Must be 18 years or older to purchase. Be aware of your local knife laws.


Our blades are made with high carbon steel. This steel is known for its edge retention and durability. However, unlike stainless steel these blades will naturally oxidize over time and gain a beautiful patina.

Care must be taken to prevent corrosion or rust on the blade. Click here for information on how to care for your Origin Handcrafted knife.


Our knives are designed with everyday use in mind and come with an Everyday Structural Guarantee. If for some reason our knives fail to perform as they should, we will replace or repair them at no cost to you. Note that this guarantee does not apply if the knife has been misused or improperly cared for.

To ensure your knife lasts as long (and longer) than you do, follow the steps outlined in our Knife Care section.

Crafted To Your Needs And Preferences

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you ensure the quality of your product?

We will use responsible, sustainable materials whenever possible. We will build everything to last a lifetime. You will find joy in the goods you buy. We will stand by what we create. We test everything before we send it to you.

How long will it take my product to arrive?

Current production time for rings is 6 - 8 weeks, plus shipping time. Our Priority Manufacturing upgrade speeds things up and gets a ring made in 21 days or less. Please contact us for details. 

How can I contact you?

You can contact us:

Phone number: (204) 467-9023
Email at:
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 334, Balmoral, MB R0C 0H0

Physical Address: 
5154 85N, Balmoral, MB R0C 0H0

How to take care knife?

Each Origin Handcrafted knife is made with great care, and with the same treatment at home they can develop their own unique character over time, and last for decades.

- Clean your knife often and thoroughly.

- Keep your knife dry. 

- Store your knife carefully.

- Keep your knife sharp

How do I track my order?

Once an order is shipped an email is automatically sent to the email address provided on your order. Orders can be tracked by clicking the appropriate link in the shipment email. If we don't have an email address on file or if you did not receive an email shipment notification please check your order history for shipment information. Please make sure emails from us are not blocked.

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
David Bacon
Skeleton Dashi delivers 100%

Ordered as a birthday gift for myself, and I have not been disappointed. This knife has quickly became my day to day user. It is super light, and leaves very little profile in my front pocket. Deal with confidence with Origin Handcrafted.

John Clarke
Love it

I picked this knife up a few months back. I carry it all the time in my brief case. Perfect size and weight. And crazy sharp!!

Wow. Just wow.

Got my first but with any luck not my last hand made blade.

Ted McLachlan
skeleton dashi

what a great knife especially for carrying in a pack as is flat and securely sheathed. a work of art with great geometry and lethally sharp