Skinning knife (concave lens) (Damascus, Karelian birch)
Skinning knife — a special knife for butchering animal carcasses.A typical skinning knife has a wide blade. The cutting edge line is convex, usually steeply curved towards the tip. The length of the blade is 4-12 cm, and often less than the length of the knife handle. The blade is rigid, with a thick back of the blade is not springy.The skinning knife is an auxiliary tool and an item of equipment for the hunter. In this knife, the shape of the blade incision is called a concave lens, which makes it easier to slide.