I've always liked the clean lines and utility of the various iterations of the Kephart pattern knives I have seen and handled and this was my attempt at it. Forgive the pic. This one has a 4.75" blade, 9" oal in O1 and brown canvas micarta. This one has a more acute point than what would probably encountered on a more faithful rendition. Made a couple for some friends at work and they are holding up despite their initial misgivings about the
Came up with this as an alternative to the drop point and spear points I had been playing with. Wanted something with more of a piercing point and that was still strong enough for most anything you would ask of a work knife. 4.5" blade, 8.25" oal, 1/8" O1 w/ brown canvas micarta handles. Comes with OD green kydex sheath of my design. If interested PM me or email me at [email protected]. Visit my business Facebook page: Beach Cities Ironworks.
Beach Cities Ironworks is open for business. I offer straightforward designs for working knives and a good value for the dollar. Primarily working in O1 right now. I can be contacted through my Facebook business page, Bladeforums account or e-mail me at [email protected].
After a three year lay off started back making knives. I sold/gave away so many of my tools in the move it's going to take me longer than I thought to really get going. Funny feeling turning 50 this year. Time is running out or at least I feel like it is. I don't want to be a full time knife maker but I wouldn't mind making just a few in the time I have left that would stay long after I'm gone. Weapon making can make you almost immortal I that kind of a comfort.