Field Ant Skinner with Spalted Tamarind - Go-Mai

Product Description for Field Ant Skinner with Spalted Tamarind - Go-Mai

Maker: Willie van der Merwe (Ant Knives) (click to see more by this maker)
Price: $360.00
Item num: 106854
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 2.75 in.
Cutting edge length: 2.60 in.
Total length: 6.80 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.04 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.20 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.17 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.05 in.
Item weight: 4.20 oz.
Shipment weight: 11.2 oz.
Blade: Hand forged five layer damascus (go mai), combining a 1080 carbon steel core with alternating layers of 1080 and 15N20 carbon steels
Handle: Stabilized spalted Caribbean tamarind set on a distal tapered full tang
Sheath: Hand stitched leather custom sheath
Description: This Field Ant Skinner is an exceptional daily companion. The slim-profiled knife will be easy to keep close by, yet will have platy of cutting power.
The blade is hand ground go mai five layer damascus combining a 1080 carbon steel core with alternating layers of 1080 and 15N20 carbon steels. This elegant blade material was forged by South African bladesmith Dave Skinner. The carbon steel core ensures a keen, long lasting edge. A differential heat treatment provides a strong, resilient spine. The blade is hollow ground for an easy to maintain edge. Van der Merwe's mark is set on the left side. An ant is inlaid in 24K gold (van der Merwe calls his company Ant Knives).
Hand contoured stabilized spalted tamarind handle scales are set on the distal tapered full tang for perfect balance. A lanyard can easily be added to the back of the handle.
This knife is accompanied by a hand stitched leather custom sheath.
Exceptional work throughout!


Availability: In stock. Usually ships in 1-2 business days