BARRY THE HATCHET
Handmade in the Great Southeast, the blades are individually forged from 5160 carbon steel; the same material commonly used in automotive leaf springs. These tools are versatile enough to assist with unique/dedicated tasks such as slicing open tropical fruits, as well as with a broader range of tasks such as the general splitting of wood.
The Hutan x Bidor “Cleaver / Hatchet Collection” is a collaborative project between the modern outdoor brand and one of the most reputable knife makers in the Southeast Asian region
Barry the Durian Hatchet is a tool commonly used for the crude splitting of dense fibrous woods. The hatchet’s weighted blade and lengthy handle allows for a front-heavy swinging momentum, ideal for splitting open husked tropical fruits such as durians and coconuts.
Larry the Common Hatchet is a lightweight tool used for a broader range of wood-splitting tasks. The increased functionality of this carbon steel hatchet is a result of a more proportionate blade-to-handle weight distribution.
The Chinese Cleaver – 文武刀 (Wen Wu Dao) – draws reference from the Chinese idiom – 能文能武 (Neng Wen Neng Wu) – which literally translates to an individual’s proficiency in both literary arts and military warfare. Similarly, the Chinese Cleaver represents this versatility with its ability to slice delicate fine-julienne cuts, as well as the heavy chopping of meats and bones.
After use, rinse and wipe the blade dry. Apply a light coating of food-grade mineral oil before storage. Ensure the tool is stored in a moisture-free environment. Patina on a carbon steel blade tells a beautiful story. A pair of sharpening stones — 400 grit (grey) and 600 grit (black) — is provided for urgent field-sharpening.
WEATHER-PROOF FIELD CASE
Handmade in the Great Southeast, the Weather-Proof Field Case is ideal for storage of treasure and/or other valuables.
BIDOR X HUTAN TSHIRT COLLECTION
For this collection, a contemporary twist was added to the applied graphics by integrating the Hutan design language with the othewise traditional chinese character design, typically found on the signages that are hung above the entrances of Southeast Asian business fronts.
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