Skinner knife (Damascus, Karelian birch)
Skinner knife - skinning knife. This is a special knife for butchering animal carcasses. In English, the word skinner also refers to the profession of the person performing this type of work.A typical skinning knife has a wide blade. The cutting edge line is convex, usually steeply curved towards the tip. The blade is rigid, with a thick back of the blade is not springy. On the reverse side of the blade, a hook is made, directed to the handle. The bend of this hook is sharpened and serves to quickly cut the skin. The skinning knife is an auxiliary tool and an item of equipment for the hunter.