Black Ash Burl
Product Description for Black Ash Burl
Maker: John Arnold (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 90307
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 3.56 in.
Total length: 8.56 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.00 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.14 in.
Item weight: 5.30 oz.
Shipment weight: 5.2 oz.
Blade: Satin finished 12C27 stainless steel
Handle: Carbon fiber with black ash burl inlays
Style: Folding liner lock
Description: Growing up in a house where everybody had creative hobbies, John has always enjoyed making things with his hands. A part time knifemaker and architect by profession, John Arnold finds both joy and satisfaction in designing and constructing well balanced, well proportioned and beautiful knives. The Knifemakers Guild of South Africa recognized John's skill and accepted him as a member in September 2006.
John designed this strong, reliable folder for everyday carry, yet it could easily be a cherished knife in any collection. The blade is satin finished in the grinds and mirror polished on the flats. The blade is wickedly sharp, incorporating a fascinating grind - John has sculpted the swedge in such a way that when viewed point-first, the modified tanto tip forms an elongated diamond shape. The action is silky smooth, and the blade is perfectly centered without the slightest wobble.
The handle scales are formed from carbon fiber and inlaid with black ash burlArizona desert ironwood. The angular, sculpted scales are set on blue anodized titanium liners, jewel polished on the interior. A sculpted, blue anodized titanium pocket clip makes it easy to keep the knife close at hand. The carbon fiber backbar is inlaid with Moonglow II (luminescent polyester). This inlay glows in the dark, making the knife easy to find even under dark conditions. Ambidextrous thumb studs complete the piece. Excellent work throughout!
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