buffalo rib knife

Learn about the buffalo rib knife and its uses.

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The buffalo rib knife was a defensive knife. It was used for war, hunting and for agriculture. It has to be sharpened a special way since it was a leg bone.

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buffalo rib knife

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A defensive knife (0:10)

Simple hunting tool (0:40)
How it was created (0:55)

Handles were for comfort (1:18)

Sharpened on one side only (1:43)