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Bird's Head Dirk with Mammoth Ivory
Product Description for Bird's Head Dirk with Mammoth Ivory
Maker: Mike McClure (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 89882
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 5.20 in.
Total length: 9.75 in.
Blade width: 0.70 in.
Blade thickness: 0.18 in.
Item weight: 4.30 oz.
Shipment weight: 6 oz.
Blade: Hollow ground ATS-34 stainless steel with a fileworked spine
Bolster: Mokume gane forged from copper, brass, and nickel silver
Handle: Mammoth ivory set on a full distal tapered tang
Sheath: Custom hand sewn leather sheath
Description: Mike McClure's Bird's Head Dirk is a knife that will immediately grab attention. The long, slender blade is hollow ground for an easy to maintain edge. The spine is hand fileworked in a vine pattern. Both the blade and full tang are distal tapered for optimal balance.
The guard is formed from mokume gane. Brass, copper, and nickel silver are forged together into damascene layers. Mammoth ivory scales are nicely domed and are set with 9 nickel silver pins. Black fiber spacers assist the handle to adjust to temperature and humidity changes. Excellent fit and finish throughout.
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