Damascus & Oosic Bowie

SKU
6966
Date Added:
09/12/08
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0
Price: $945.00
Overview
This sole-authorship Bowie features a ladder pattern damascus blade, nickel silver fittings, and an oosic handle. 1/4" blade thickness with a distal taper and 1 1/8" blade depth. The oosic handle has a great look and feel. Excellent fit and finish. Very impressive. Direct from maker. Blade Steel: Ladder Pattern Damascus (1084 & 15N20)
Product Details
  • Blade Length
    10.875
  • Overall Length
    16
ABOUT THE MAKER
Riley, Dennis
Visit this maker's website: Dennis Riley Custom Knives. "My name is Dennis Riley. I am a custom knifemaker, a member of the ArkansasKnifemakers Association, and a Journeyman in the American Bladesmith Society.All my knives are hand forged. I use 1084, 5160 for plain carbon blades and15N20, 52100, L-6 and 1084 for damascus. The carbon blades are zonedhardened and tempered at 375 degrees for 2 hours times 2, damascus bladesare hardened and tempered at 475 degrees for 2 hours times 2. This process istaught by the Bill Moran School of Bladesmithing in Old Washington Arkansas.This process produces a hard cutting edge with a softer spine. I use various typesof handle material, Walrus Ivory, Elephant Ivory, Fossilized Walrus Ivory, Oosic,Steller's Sea Cow Bone, Giraffe Bone, Stag, various wood which all is stabilized."
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