Model 3: Raptor Claw
Product Description for Model 3: Raptor Claw
Maker: Barry Gallagher, J.S. (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 1812
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 3.00 in.
Total length: 8.38 in.
Blade height (at heel): 0.90 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.12 in.
Item weight: 5.30 oz.
Blade: Hot blued mosaic Damascus forged from carbon steels
Bolster: Same as blade
Handle: Carved fossil walrus ivory set on fileworked and heat blued 15N20 liners
Style: Folding liner lock
Description: Every so often, a maker creates a masterpiece that is inspiring on a totally new level and this is one of those. Barry Gallagher's knives are the height of their kind. Attention has been paid to every detail. Every space that could have filework has been fileworked, from the backbar to the liners, to the screws. The Damascus is extremely detailed and shows amazing control, both in heat bluing and composition. The action is perfect, and the blade dead center. The ruby thumb stud perfectly highlights red tones of the heat blued blade. The fossil walrus ivory scales have been sculpted to spectacular effect. The interior of the backbar has been gold heat blued, textured and inlaid with eight amethysts.
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