Ontario Knife Company is America's #1 Source for Machetes! We have been manufacturing the 1-18 machete under U.S. Government specifications for many years. The same quality that goes into our durable 1-18 machete is found in all the machetes we manufacture. All machetes have 1095 Black oxide coated blade steel, full tang construction, high impact, shatterproof polymer handles and steel compression rivets. Sheaths are available for all machetes.