Birch Series #1420 Drop Point

SKU
136781
Date Added:
09/13/13
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Price: $265.00
Overview
This drop point hunter has a Damascus blade with maker and serial number stamp (#1420). Handle is stacked birch bark with wenge wood and carved nickel silver bolster and butt cap. The stacked birch bark is a Russian favorite, providing good grip when wet and it retains warmth. 1/8" blade thickness and 1 1/8" depth. Includes leather sheath with belt loop. New from maker. Comes with certificate of authenticity.
Product Details
  • Blade Length
    5.25
  • Overall Length
    10.25
  • Weight (oz)
    6.4
  • Source
    From Maker
Additional Specs
  • Knife Type
    Camp Knife, Has Sheath, Hidden Tang
  • Blade Material
    Damascus
  • Blade Details
    Drop Point
  • Handle Material
    Wood
  • Other Details
    Engraved
ABOUT THE MAKER
Olamic Cutlery
Olamic Cutlery is a young brand of semi-custom High Carbon Damascus hunting knives. Eugene Solomonik founded the company along with his father on 10/10/10. The word "Olamic" literally means "something lasting through eternity" and we aim to create exactly that. We combine 2,300 years of Damascus steel forging history with modern steels and handle materials. Metallurgy professor John D. Verhoeven along with Master Bladesmith Alfred Pendray set out to discover what made Damascus steel the steel that built empires. On a molecular level they narrowed it down to Vanadium, a key impurity that creates impeccable carbide bonding and ensures strength and flexibility. Their findings were published in this paper, titled Mystery of Damascus Blades (Scientific American, 01/2011). Our Damascus steel is High Carbon and includes Vanadium for maximum edge-retention and real-world hunting performance. Rockwell hardness ranges 57-59 HRC and most patterns are twist-based. The knives are made in Russia, where I grew up. We have a small 6-man shop in Russia's metalworking capital. Each knife is designed by us and hand-crafted with meticulous attention to detail. We have a deeply rooted respect for the art and use stone wheels to grind the blades and handles. The knives carry within themselves over two thousand years of Damascus steel forging history, as well as part of my own history. Russia's northern region Karelia is where I spent many summers, fishing and surviving. Our Birch trees come from there and are some of the finest in the world. Moreover, Karelia is home to great Vanadium-rich steels. Each knife is stamped with a unique serial ID and comes with a certificate of authenticity and a basic belt-loop leather sheath. The warranty, of course, is lifetime and extends to anyone in possession of the knife.
Watch a video about this maker's work: Damascus Knife Making by Olamic Cutlery
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