Skinner knife (X12MF, 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 animal's skin.