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2 More Coombs Bushies

Discussion in 'For Sale: Fixed Blades' started by Coombs Handmade, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. Coombs Handmade

    Coombs Handmade

    611
    May 15, 2007
    I finally got the sheaths done for the other two of these 1095 Bushcrafters I have been doing. If your looking at these for the first time, there are a couple features about these knives that aren't listed in the specs and are not immediately noticable. First, the back of the blade forward of the thumb notches is left with "crisp" edges to permit the use of the included Ferro Rod. Second, the finish on the grinds are left rough to permit striking a match from in the field. Third, the edge has been ground to almost a scandi grind, allowing for great blade strength, but still having a razor sharp edge for delicate work. The handle material on these are not high polished, but rather left at a 400 grit, then scotchbrite finish so the grip will not be too slipery when held with wet hands. The newest thing for me is the sheath treatment. I'm now using a hot wax treatment for undyed leathers that will withstand the outdoors better. The sheath is heated, then hot pure bees wax mixed with oils are painted onto the sheath inside and out, and then the sheath is put back into the oven to soak up the mixture. This allows the wax and oil to penatrate into the fibers of the leather. This is my second posting of knives with this treatment, and I am very excited about it. I think it really makes the leather look nice too.
    Thanks for looking and as always, comments are more than welcome.

    Specs:

    Ground from Aldo's 3/16" 1095 Bar Stock
    Blade Length: 4-1/2" Tip to Scales
    Flat Sabre grind with almost no secondary bevel. (Almost Scandi)
    OAL: 9-3/8"
    Stainless Pins
    9oz. Leather Pouch Sheath with Firesteel Loop
    Sheath treated with Hot Wax and Oil Mixture
    Ferro Rod with Matching Handle Included
    550 Cord Lanyards Included
    "Grenade" Cord Keeper Included

    Asking: $250.00 Plus $15.00 shipping with Insurance to L48 Destinations

    There are (2) of these available at the moment. They are identical accept for the handle material.

    Knife 1: OD Green Linen Micarta (SOLD)

    Knife 2: Black Linen Micarta (available)

    The first post of "I'll take it" gets it. (please state which knife you'd like in the post)

    I accept Postal Money Orders and Paypal
    Please send Paypal and Questions to: [email protected]
    Shipping will be by USPS Priority Mail with Insurance and Delivery Conf.

    Thanks!


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    Last edited: Oct 26, 2012
  2. ice-pic

    ice-pic Gold Member Gold Member

    656
    Mar 10, 2007
    Great looking rigs you got there,I am low on funds or I would be in.
     
  3. manix J

    manix J

    Dec 11, 2005
    Lamont I will take knife 1 with the OD green please!! been drooling over your work at the marlboro shows forever! can't pass up this knife.

    Will send paypal

    Jeff
     
  4. Coombs Handmade

    Coombs Handmade

    611
    May 15, 2007
    Thanks Jeff! You got it my friend. Tracking # inbound. Only one of these left guys.
     
  5. drducati

    drducati

    Nov 20, 2004
    I got the knife Lamont. It's just great as usual. Fine work!
     
  6. manix J

    manix J

    Dec 11, 2005
    Lamont, thought I would post a follow up...received the knife on monday....looks and feels great in hand. Razor sharp! I would feel confident having it as my sole knife in the woods which I wouldn't say about a mora style knife. As nice as a mora is I would like it backed up with a hatchet.

    This knife AND a hatchet?? ...you'd be more than all set in the woods for sure!

    regards Jeff
     
    Last edited: Nov 2, 2012
  7. Coombs Handmade

    Coombs Handmade

    611
    May 15, 2007
    Thanks so much for the feedback guys.......I'm glad to hear your pleased with them.
     

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