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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, Nov 2, 2018.

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  1. Nathan the Machinist

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

    Feb 13, 2007
    Unlocks at 5:00 Eastern time

    There are three available in this sale today. You select the "grade" you want. (we are out of grade "A")

    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 (these are all sold)
    Grade B (with sheath) $395 (these are still ridiculously nice)
    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.
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  2. Turth

    Turth Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 18, 2014
    I'll proxy this spot for @NUTRAMAC, enjoy!

    CPK people are wonderful people!
  3. CataD

    CataD Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 2, 2013
  4. ni1s

    ni1s Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 10, 2014
  5. Wood5045

    Wood5045 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 22, 2016
    Congrats to the winners....and hoping CPK adds a 4th EDC to the mix ;-)

    I think that set the record for the longest refresh cycle ever!
    Last edited: Nov 2, 2018
  6. Grenock

    Grenock Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 7, 2016
    Unlocks at 5PM Eastern my ass!
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  7. Oyster

    Oyster Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 2, 2011
  8. dtmbinb

    dtmbinb Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 22, 2011
    Did I get the ironwood FK2?
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  9. untytled

    untytled Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 21, 2014
    In please
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  10. wireman12

    wireman12 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 19, 2017
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  11. Mike Pierson

    Mike Pierson Proud Veteran Platinum Member

    Dec 22, 2017
    Oh well:
    Guess it is a good thing I am all thumbs, I gotta save up for the B I G
    KOD blade...
    Last edited: Nov 2, 2018
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  12. Iamjosh03

    Iamjosh03 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 15, 2017
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  13. WValtakis

    WValtakis Gold Member Gold Member

    May 29, 2004
    Wow...could'nt get the page to load to save my life:(
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    NUTRAMAC Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 8, 2014
    @Turth Thank you so much!
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  15. untytled

    untytled Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 21, 2014
    This is proving to be too stressful. Nathan and crew you guys have enough work to do. You should just let the participants above help you out and take the remaining edc2. One more thing taken off your plate. Lol jk :D

    Thanks for the opportunity. See ya again next week at another shot!! If there are any left!! :thumbsup:
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  16. bullpin

    bullpin Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Dec 8, 2010
    Can’t beleive I missed this. Congrats to the winners
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  17. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Platinum Member Gold Member

    Mar 20, 2016
    Am I too late? My page just got done refreshing!!! :mad: :eek:

  18. Kirkwood

    Kirkwood Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Dec 29, 2012
    Congrats to the winners whoever they are!
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  19. betzner

    betzner CenCal Coast Platinum Member

    Jan 23, 2007
    Obviously, you have not trained your page to awaken you in time from out there in "space".
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