Loveless Style Mini Chute Knife

SKU
180965
Date Added:
10/17/18
# Available:
0
Price: $445.00
Overview
This Loveless Style Chute Knife by John April features a mirror polished blade with sharpened top edge, .192" blade stock and .950" blade depth, full tapered tang construction. The handle has a nickel silver guard with brass pins, green canvas micarta scales with red liners. Comes with a brown leather sheath and COA #178 and dated January 2017. New from maker.
Product Details
  • Blade Length
    3.5
  • Overall Length
    7.25
  • Closed Length
    4.325
  • Weight (oz)
    5.4
  • Source
    From Maker
Additional Specs
  • Knife Type
    Full Tang, Has Sheath, Tapered Tang
  • Blade Material
    1084
  • Blade Details
    Clip Point
  • Handle Material
    Metallic, Micarta
  • Other Details
    Tactical
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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