Mesquite Wood Fighter

Product Description for Mesquite Wood Fighter

Maker: Bruce Bingenheimer (deceased March 2018) (click to see more by this maker)
Price: $550.00
Item num: 88267
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 9.00 in.
Total length: 13.25 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.40 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.25 in.
Item weight: 9.70 oz.
Shipment weight: 14.1 oz.
Blade: Differentially heat treated 5160 carbon steel
Bolster: W's pattern damascus fluted guard
Handle: Stabilized curly mesquite wood
Sheath: Hand stitched, carved and textured 8-9 oz leather sheath
Description: Bruce Bingenheimer was honored as a journeyman smith in June 2010. This fighter is among the first knives that bears his JS stamp. After becoming well known as a forger, he began focusing on folders in 2012. Sadly, Bruce passed away on March 9, 2018. He will be dearly missed. This bowie has been in a single private collection and is in new condition. It has never been carried or used.
The long drop point blade was forged to shape from 5160 carbon steel. A differential heat treatment assures a strong blade, with a soft, supportive spine and a keen, long lasting edge. A triple temper and triple quench assures the best edge holding. The blade is distal tapered for optimal balance.
The mesquite burl handle was stabilized so as to hold up well to outdoor use. The handle is nicely shaped so as to assure a perfect grip. The damascus guard is hand fluted and perfectly fit to the blade and handle.
Accompanied by hand stitched, carved and textured leather sheath.
Exceptional work throughout!

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