Supernova - Faisal Yamin design

SKU
405904
Date Added:
11/04/19
# Available:
1
Price: $795.00
Overview
The Supernova is a Faisal Yamin design that was beautifully executed by Les Voorhies. The knife features a satin finished blade. The handle has zirconium bolsters, lightning strike carbon fiber scales, anodized titanium liners, tip up zirconium pocket clip and an anodized titanium backspacer. Nice detent, lockup and blade seating, rides on bearings. Comes in with a zipper case. Has some light scratches, otherwise excellent condition.
Product Details
  • Blade Length
    3.5
  • Overall Length
    8.75
  • Closed Length
    5.25
  • Weight (oz)
    5.5
  • Source
    Previously Owned
Additional Specs
  • Knife Type
    Tip Up Carry, Tip Up Clip
  • Blade Material
    Unknown
  • Blade Details
    Drop Point
  • Handle Material
    Carbon Fiber, Metallic
  • Other Details
    Tactical
ABOUT THE MAKER
Voorhies, Les
I started making knives in 1994, a co-worker making fillet knives from power hacksaw blades gave me one to try. I showed the blade to a friend who gave me some Cocobolo for the handle and introduced me to a local knifemaker named John Gianini who encouraged me and pointed me in the right direction. I sold my 1st knife at a gun show in December 1994. A year or two later I started attending hammer-ins at Howard Clark's shop each spring, and I started learning about folder making from R.B. Johnson and Al Dipold.I've been making knives part-time, primarily in the winter and closing my shop in the summer to enjoy some of my other hobbies until August 2005 when I was laid off from my job as an aircraft mechanic at Northwest Airlines. I'm now full-time and doing as many shows as I can manage.
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