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Discussion in 'For Sale: Fixed Blades' started by swejk, May 15, 2019 at 2:43 PM.

  1. swejk

    swejk KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jun 21, 2018
    Hi, I finished this knife.

    Blade is made of spring steel and hardened with hamon. Handle is used stabilized American walnut. Sheath is made of leader with snake skin.

    20 1/2“ Overall lenght (500mm)
    14 1/2“ Blade lenght (370mm)
    0,28“ Blade thickness (7mm)
    27oz (770g) Weight (knife+sheath)

    (sold) include shipping worldwide. It takes cca 14days.
    PayPal accepted [email protected] ( this e-mail can also be used to contact me )
    Thanks for looking.
    Jarda „swejk“ Grof.

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    Last edited: May 16, 2019 at 6:02 AM
  2. fishface5

    fishface5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 3, 2001
    This looks impressive! Do you have more info about the steel type and heat-treat process?
    shoegazer likes this.
  3. Dabling

    Dabling Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 28, 2005
    Absolutely stunning somebody take this
  4. TomAiello


    Jun 10, 2013
    I would also be interested in the specifics on the blade steel.
  5. swejk

    swejk KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jun 21, 2018
    Steel is 54SiCr6 (C 0,5-0,6%; Mn 0,5-0,8; Si 1,3-1,6; Cr 0,5-0,7) I don't know the name of American equivalent. Optimal hardening is between 52-58HRC. Positives are great breaking resistence. The negative is the low corrosion resistence. This blade was parciall quenching from anthracit coal to oil bath. It took some time to learn this process so that every time they were these beautiful hamons.
  6. davidf99

    davidf99 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Sep 27, 2011
    If this is still available, I'll take it for the posted price of $270 USD (Paypal Goods). Let me know.

    I bought another blade from you last year, similar to this one but a bit smaller. Very nice design and execution.

    Paypal payment sent.
    Last edited: May 16, 2019 at 6:16 AM

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