75 Years ago an American icon was shaped.
A nation at war called for more than just a blade.
Using surplus files and recycled airplane canopies, Hoyt crafted history.
Fueled by faith and determination, these knives ignited a family tradition.
Al Buck refined the design, that knife stands as a testament to the quality, craftsmanship his father set forth.
Join us as we celebrate the 119 Special. Once a vision—now a legacy.
Buck Knives…. Edge of a Legend
Ever wonder how the 119 Special is made? Join CJ Buck, CEO & Chairman of Buck Knives on the factory floor and watch how the 119 Special comes together! Step by step this American made knife shapes up from being glued, pinned, smoothed, routed, edged and boxed.