Loveless Style Utility

SKU
180963
Date Added:
01/28/19
# Available:
1
Price: $425.00
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Overview
This Loveless Style Utility from John April features a polished clip point blade. The handle is comprised of a nickel silver guard with brass pins and green canvas micarta scales with nickel silver and steel pins and nickel silver lanyard tube over red liners and full tapered tang construction. Includes leather sheath with belt loop that is stamped #179 and maker's card dated Jan 2017. New from maker.
Product Details
  • Blade Length
    3.75
  • Overall Length
    8
  • Weight (oz)
    4.9
  • Source
    From Maker
Additional Specs
  • Knife Type
    Camp Knife, Full Tang, Has Sheath, Tapered Tang
  • Blade Material
    1084
  • Blade Details
    Clip Point
  • Handle Material
    G10
ABOUT THE MAKER
April, John
My name is John April. I have been interested in and collected knives since I was a kid. My father always had a jackknife in his pocket, and somehow always found use for it, and I realized what a great tool it was. In my early 20's I would save up and buy higher quality factory production knives made by Benchmade and Blackjack. In 1991, I bought a Lansky sharpener and earned how to sharpen knives so they will shave hair. Over the years I could afford more expensive knives, I have collected 1800's antique knives, and the knives of some of the great 1970's custom makers. In 2004, I was walking through my woods, and I found a deer antler on the ground. I picked it up, held it in my hand, and decided I was going to make a knife with it. I took an old chef?s knife, drew a blade shape on it with a magic marker, and proceeded to cut out the shape with the $29 bench top grinding wheel I had bought to sharpen my lawn mower blades. I drilled holes, made my own copper rivets, pounded a slot through a sheet of brass with a screwdriver and hammer, cut it out and assembled it. It?s horribly made, looks terrible. However, I still have it, use it, and love it. At this moment, I am working on my 94th knife and still trying to get better every time and improve my quality, symmetry, looks and performance.
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