Raindrop Flipper with Damascus and Bone

Product Description for Raindrop Flipper with Damascus and Bone

Maker: Corrie Schoeman (click to see more by this maker)
Price: $690.00
Item num: 102475
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 3.10 in.
Cutting edge length: 2.80 in.
Total length: 7.25 in.
Blade height (at heel): 0.91 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.12 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.11 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.05 in.
Item weight: 3.20 oz.
Blade: Damascus forged from carbon steel
Handle: Cowbone set on G10
Sheath: Padded pouch
Style: Linerlock folder with front flipper and standard flipper
Description: Corrie Schoeman’s knives are world renowned for their beautiful, unique designs. His artistry and design sense are immediately identifiable. Corrie started making knives about 30 years while attending school. His first knife was a big Bowie made from a car spring and he obtained a piece of stag from his local zoo for the handle. Fellow students were enthralled and he began taking orders to make more. Even after earning two university degrees, he continued to make knives part-time, but it became such a passion that he is now a full-time knifemaker. He has been a member of the Knifemakers Guild of Southern Africa since 1985 and one of the three members of the prospective member evaluation committee. Today he makes folders and automatics using the best exotic materials. His folders have fileworked liners and backstraps, with attention paid to every detail.
This Raindrop Flipper is a tremendous example of Corrie's work. The action is silky smooth and consistent, running on caged bearings. The blade is well centered. The flipper on this folder is extremely easy to use. Its small size means it doesn't get caught on things in the pocket.
The drop point blade is made from damascus forged from carbon steels and will have excellent edge retention. A swedge along the top moves into a rope fileworked spine providing excellent thumb purchase. The blade is hollow ground for an easy to maintain edge.
The handle is made from bone set on black G10 underlays. Fileworked titanium liners surround a fileworked backbar with an abalone shell inlay. Corrie's maker mark engraved on the inside of the backbar. The handle is very comfortable and fills the hand nicely.
Excellent work throughout!

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