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Fun Friday Sale! Three! CPK Classic, the 3" EDC, ground finish, Iron Wood

Discussion in 'Carothers Performance Knives' started by Nathan the Machinist, Oct 26, 2018.

  1. Nathan the Machinist

    Nathan the Machinist KnifeMaker / Machinist / Evil Genius Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Feb 13, 2007
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    There are three available in this sale today. You select the "grade" you want.

    Going back to my roots here. Ground (not tumbled) Delta 3V at HRC 62, Arizona Desert Ironwood, custom made "Azula Gun Holsters" leather sheath. Azula Gun Holsters" warranties their work for life.

    I'm using titanium screws because they have a bigger head which will work better with the wood over time. I turned the heads on the lathe with polycrystalline diamond tooling for teh pretty...

    It's otherwise a standard 3" EDC2. We'll do about 25 of these CPK "Classics" in total.

    This is a picture of what these three knives don't look like:

    There are three available in today's sale, you select the grade you want.

    Grade A (with sheath) $420
    Grade B (with sheath) $395
    Grade C, blem (with sheath) $295
    Shipping $12

    If you don't hear angels sing and then weep with joy upon receipt you can return it for a full refund.

    About the grading, I split these up into:
    Grade A, there are (were) 10 of these. Interesting and well matched wood that is nearly flawless

    Grade B, there are 12 of these. They're all very nice but not quite Grade A. They're either less interesting, not as well matched or have minor flaws

    Grade C, blem. There are 3 of these. Manage your expectations. These are good functional knives for someone who just wants a good wood handle and isn't overly concerned about appearance. I wouldn't normally sell something with significant flaws (and I am scrapping two sets) but we don't do wood scales very often and these are perfectly serviceable so it seemed a shame to waste them.

    We are only selling three knives today.

    Thanks for looking. We enjoyed making this. Except machining the wood. We hated that sooo much... But otherwise this was a work of love. Mostly.

  2. Kirkwood

    Kirkwood Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Dec 29, 2012
    I'll take one please!

    Grade A
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  3. AR-Trvlr

    AR-Trvlr Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 3, 2009
    Grade A please. And is there any way to get it without a sheath? I'm *really* not a fan of those in the picture....
    stjones and gusbuster like this.
  4. Turth

    Turth Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 18, 2014
    I'll hold out for a Grade A, this time at least, so passing my spot along here. Enjoy your knives!

    (And if two posters above happen to back out due to divine intervention, I'll take that A!)

    Edit: Looks like I may be getting one of the Grade A and not passing up my slot after all, seems I misread the sale description. Very sorry @gusbuster, I owe you one!
    Last edited: Oct 29, 2018
  5. Choppaman

    Choppaman Gold Member Gold Member

    May 6, 2017
    Odog27, mpjustin, TommyGun56 and 2 others like this.
  6. CataD

    CataD Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 2, 2013
  7. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Platinum Member Gold Member

    Mar 20, 2016

    Congrats to the winners :)
    Odog27 likes this.
  8. wireman12

    wireman12 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 19, 2017
    Too Slow this time :D
  9. ni1s

    ni1s Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 10, 2014
  10. Coach23

    Coach23 Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 30, 2015

    Edit: Well that was fun and I'm slow, haha! Congrats to the winners:thumbsup::thumbsup:
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  11. untytled

    untytled Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 21, 2014
    I'll getcha one day. Congrats guys
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2018
  12. moparsbob

    moparsbob Basic Member Basic Member

    May 6, 2014
    In for 1
  13. Grenock

    Grenock Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 7, 2016
    Dammit, I had this. Totally missed my text and hit reply before there was anything in the box. Took about 6 seconds to get back around. Congrats to the lucky guys without the fat fingers!
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2018
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  14. Oyster

    Oyster Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 2, 2011
  15. Siddhant

    Siddhant Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 25, 2018
  16. DavidZ

    DavidZ Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 30, 2004
  17. Uspsaguy

    Uspsaguy Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 14, 2017
  18. Nathan the Machinist

    Nathan the Machinist KnifeMaker / Machinist / Evil Genius Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Feb 13, 2007
    ...holy smokes...
    Choppaman, gusbuster, Phill50 and 3 others like this.
  19. ni1s

    ni1s Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 10, 2014
    Meh. Not even close...
  20. uGAshooter

    uGAshooter Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 11, 2016
    Congrats the dang winners! Maybe next time...
  21. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Platinum Member Gold Member

    Mar 20, 2016
    You ain't seen nothing yet! Let's see when you run the UFs. The Interwebs will literally go up in holy smokes!!!
  22. SneezySky

    SneezySky Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 23, 2017
    I'm here... anything left?

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