Marco Polo Outfitters is a major distributor for Beauchamp Custom Knives and Scrimshaw. You will quickly notice that Gaetan Beauchamp is a talented artist as well as a very skilled craftsmen. Some of this custom knife makers best work is seen when he combines his knife making abilities with his unique scrimshaw art work.
These knives need to be seen in person to fully appreciate the quality of this artist's work. Gaetan utilizes a nice selection of different handle materials for his knives such as wooly mammoth ivory, fossilized walrus ivory, mammoth and giraffe bone, mammoth molar, water buffalo horn moose and caribou antler and a wide selection of exotic wood.
The majority of knife blades are stainless steels such as ATS 34, CPM S30V and stainless damascus steel from Mike Norris (USA), Devin Thomas (USA) and Damassteel (Sweden). The bolsters are made from 416 stainless steel with some being made of Mokume or stainless damascus, depending upon customer preference.
Every Beauchamp knife comes with a beautiful sheath, which is superbly handcrafted by his wife. These leather sheaths are available in an assortment of types such as moose, ostrich, shark, deer, water and cape buffalo and even beaver tail. Each custom knife is a unique work of art and is an object of desire for hunters as well as for fishermen and collectors.