Integral Hunter with Curly Koa

Product Description for Integral Hunter with Curly Koa

Maker: Adam DesRosiers, M.S. (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 95670
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 5.00 in.
Total length: 9.75 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.60 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.20 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.09 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.03 in.
Item weight: 7.00 oz.
Blade: Hand forged W2 carbon steel (Hrc 62)
Bolster: Integral W2
Handle: Presentation grade stabilized curly koa
Description: Alaskan knifemaker, Master Smith Adam DesRosiers is well known for his elegant, hard working knives.
He began forging this integral hunter/utility beginning with W2 carbon steel. By forging closely to shape, Adam ensures optimal grain structure for a keen, long lasting edge. The swedge pulls weight out of the blade. The recurve blade shape provides particularly efficient cutting action. The bolster is fully integral to the blade. This technique, a hallmark of Adam's work, has superior structural integrity and requires a particularly talented smith.
The handle is formed from presentation grade curly koa. It is nicely sculpted for a secure, comfortable grip. The stabilized wood will hold up beautifully to hard use, though this knife would feel at home in most any collection.
Excellent work throughout!

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