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Damascus Sheephorn Hunter

Damascus Sheephorn Hunter
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Product Description for Damascus Sheephorn Hunter

Maker: David Banks, J.S. (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 4040
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 5.00 in.
Total length: 9.25 in.
Blade width: 1.12 in.
Blade thickness: 0.18 in.
Item weight: 5.20 oz.
Blade: "Boyscout" pattern Damascus forged from 1084 and 15N20 carbon steels
Bolster: Nickel silver
Handle: Sheephorn
Description: Journeyman Smith David Banks is a long time friend of Audra Draper. Starting making knives in 1993, he apprenticed under Mastersmith Ed Fowler with Mastersmith Audra Draper (then an apprentice). In fact, he recalled a story to me of when he was working in Ed Fowler's show and Audra came in for the first time. He assisted her in a jewelry project, which eventually got her interested in knifemaking.
This exceptional sheephorn hunter features David's "Boyscout" pattern Damascus forged from 1084 and 15N20 carbon steels. By using these steels, David has assured that the blade will have long edge holding. A differential heat treatment assures that the knife will have a soft, durable spine whereas the edge will be extremely hard.
The handle is formed from a single piece of sheephorn. It has been nicely sculpted and translucence. The blade has been distal tapered, resulting in an optimal balance in the hand. Excellent work throughout!
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