Double Edged Kwaiken with California Buckeye

Product Description for Double Edged Kwaiken with California Buckeye

Maker: Anders Högström (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 1894
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 5.25 in.
Total length: 9.50 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.30 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.25 in.
Item weight: 8.32 oz.
Blade: 1050 carbon steel with hamon (clay temper) lines
Bolster: Antiqued and textured copper
Handle: California buckeye
Description: Anders is well known for making knives with extremely tight tolerances and a perfect fit. The design is enticing and creates a very solid feel in the hand. The California buckeye handle has a very dramatic appearance with a swirling grain structure. Buckeye is unique in that the exposed wood takes on a grey tone. Here, Anders has allowed the wood to naturally discolor to a full gray, resulting in a very dramatic handle. The hamon (temper lines) created by Anders' clay heat treat process makes a knife that has excellent edge retention, while also having the support of a softer central core. The hamon is created by the differential hardness of the blade.

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