Integral Utility with Spalted Beech

Product Description for Integral Utility with Spalted Beech

Maker: John Parks (click to see more by this maker)
Price: $525.00
Item num: 100863
** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind **
Blade length: 6.50 in.
Cutting edge length: 5.50 in.
Total length: 11.20 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.30 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.17 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.13 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.03 in.
Item weight: 6.80 oz.
Shipment weight: 17 oz.
Blade: Hand forged, antiqued and satin finished 5160 carbon steel
Bolster: Integral 5160 carbon steel
Handle: Contoured, stabilized spalted beech wood
Sheath: Hand stitched leather sheath
Description: Journeyman Smith John Parks creates an exceptional knife. Beginning with 5160 round bar, he hand forged this enticing utility knife with an integral guard. This technique shows tremendous skill at the forge and creates a knife with superior integrity and strength.
The blade is differentially heat treated resulting in a long lasting edge with great durability. The antiqued blade features a hand rubbed satin finish, creating a true heirloom feel. The blade culminates with a hand fileworked thumb rest and a Spanish notch.
The stabilized spalted beech handle fits perfectly to the integral bolster. A black fiber spacer between the bolster and handle assists the knife to adjust to temperature and humidity changes.
Captivating for the eye and comfortable in the hand, this is a tremendous utility knife -- You won't want to put it down! This knife is accompanied by a hand stitched leather sheath.

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