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Help us create an improved leather structural firefighting glove that will give firefighters better dexterity and grip strength.
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Bear Knuckles Gloves feature our patented Double Wedge™ design, which places extra material over the knuckles of the fingers for easier closure. The result is a glove that conforms to the distinctly curved shape of your hand when at rest and greatly reduces the wadding of leather when closed. This is accomplished while strategically locating the stitching for maximum durability.  

Help us create a structural firefighter glove that firefighters will actually want to wear!

As we spread the word about our ergonomically designed gloves, we have found that some of the most passionate people we talk to are firefighters. NFPA approved structural firefighting gloves have to provide protection against extreme conditions while allowing the wearer to use tools, climb ladders, and/or navigate through a burning structure. Unfortunately, the gloves that are currently available to firefighters leave a lot of room for improvement.

We want to combine our patented design with state of the art materials to create the ultimate structural firefighting glove. We envision a glove that will allow firefighters to perform at the peak of their abilities when saving lives. By improving the tools of the firefighter, we hope to elevate the safety and security of all.  

Welding Gloves 

The response to our work gloves and welding gloves in limited circulation has been outstanding. Our gloves should fit snug to your hand, but within moments you’ll realize that the quality leather and the superior Double Wedge™ design outperform your old gloves from the second you put them on -- no more struggling for days while you break in the leather of your grandfather’s gloves! 

 All Purpose Work Gloves 

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Risks and challenges

We know that we face some big obstacles as we endeavor to create our first NFPA certified gloves. Our design experience is only a platform to creating these gloves, we will still need to seek a lot of input and endure the testing process. We are confident that our design will accommodate the necessary insulation while providing a firm grip and superior dexterity.

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    Simple Pledge

    Pledge $1 to help bring to pass the safest and most usable fireman glove ever made. Be a part of a safer tomorrow by helping us build a fireman's glove that will not only meet the standards but will provide grip strength, dexterity and safety. Be a part of a great cause.

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    A Bear Knuckles T-Shirt

    Help us out by pledging and receiving a comfortable but durable 50/50 blend T-shirt of your choice in size (S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL) and color (grey, brown or green) sizes small through triple extra large. "Fits like bare skin".

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    Early Bird Special

    A pair of Bear Knuckles new "extreme curved" outside seam D330 ergonomic patented Double-Wedge design 100% premium cowhide leather driver gloves. We are excited to get these gloves "onto" your hands and demonstrate just how incredible the difference is between Bear Knuckles gloves and the standard driver glove. We guarantee that you will find them to be the most comfortable work gloves you have ever worn.

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    Super Early Bird Special

    A pair of Bear Knuckles "extreme curve finger design black-out premium water-proof heavy insulted winter driving gloves. Made with our ergonomic patented Double-Wedge design these gloves are very comfortable and water resistant. They provide great protection and they don't just feel good they look even better. This design provides for increased dexterity and reduced hand stress even when making hundreds of snowballs or shoveling the walk which ever comes first.

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    Welding Gloves Special

    Our Ergonomic Welding gloves are outstanding for any high heat welder. They provide heat protection, longer lasting than standard cowhide welding gloves and much longer than elk or deer hide yet providing a very comfortable curved finger double-wedge design. This design provides for increased dexterity and reduced hand fatigue.

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    Winter Glove Special (add-on)

    A pair of Bear Knuckles "extreme curve finger design black-out premium water-proof heavy insulted winter driving gloves. Made with our ergonomic patented Double-Wedge design these gloves are very comfortable and water resistant. They provide great protection and they don't just feel good they look even better. This design provides for increased dexterity and reduced hand stress even when making hundreds of snowballs or shoveling the walk which ever comes first.

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    "The Bundle" (Gloves, Shirt & Hat)

    Any pair of our gloves a t-shirt and a hat. Help us by becoming a walking billboard. Wearing a Bear Knuckles' t-shirt and hat will help us more than just a donation by providing ongoing hoopla of our soon to be famous gloves. We not only believe in spreading the word, but we want you to do the same. :)

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    • Hunter Camouflage Bear Knuckles Cap!
    • Our Bear Knuckles comfort "T" In gray, brown or olive
    • Any one pair of our driver gloves
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    Bear Knuckles 5 T-Shirt promo pack

    Help us out by pledging and receiving a comfortable but durable 50/50 blend T-shirt of your choice in size (S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL) and color (grey, brown or green) sizes small through triple extra large. "Fits like bare skin".

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    Snowball Fight!? (add-on)

    5 pair of Bear Knuckles "extreme curve finger design black-out premium water-proof heavy insulted winter driving gloves. Get ready for your next big Snowball fight and supply the gloves for equal performance by all. Made with our ergonomic patented Double-Wedge design these gloves are very comfortable and water resistant. They provide great protection and they don't just feel good they look even better. This design provides for increased dexterity and reduced hand stress even when making hundreds of snowballs or shoveling the walk which ever comes first.

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    Six Pack of split cowhide Welding gloves

    Our Welding gloves are outstanding for any welder. They provide heat protection, longer lasting than standard cowhide welding gloves and much longer than elk or deer hide yet providing a very comfortable curved finger design. This design provides for increased dexterity and reduced hand fatigue.

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    One Dozen Pair of our D351 gloves

    With a pledge of $199 receive one dozen pair of Bear Knuckles' D351 driver glove. This is a savings of 100 dollars off the retail price.

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