Stag and Box Elder Hunter
Product Description for Stag and Box Elder Hunter
Maker: H.K. Derr (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 2525
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 5.00 in.
Total length: 9.25 in.
Blade height (at heel): 0.94 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.20 in.
Item weight: 7.00 oz.
Shipment weight: 10 oz.
Blade: Hand forged 2700 layer Bird's Eye Damascus from nickel 200, L6, and 01 carbon steels
Bolster: Nickel silver
Handle: Sambar stag with a stabilized and dyed box elder burl spacer
Sheath: Tooled black leather sheath with rattlesnake inlay
Description: Herb Derr creates knives will an appearance that is captivating and immediately recognizable. The blade is a handsome Bird's Eye pattern Damascus with a vine fileworked spine. The blade has been deeply etched and shows excellent contrast between the nickel and two carbon steels. The joint between the blade and the guard is very clean and it is a neat visual effect to see the blade reflect in the guard. Sambar stag in getting increasingly difficult to find in the US and makes a great handle material. This one has slight red tones, which are reflected in the dyed box elder burl spacer. Excellent fit and finish throughout.
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