BT-70 - Terzuola Tactical Tanto - Custom Handground

SKU
166774
Date Added:
07/22/16
# Available:
0
Price: $895.00 Sale Price: $625.00
Overview
Bob Terzuola, a prominent knifemaker and a founding father of tactical knives, has created a new knife for CRKT, the BT-70 folder. At 70 years old Bob is doing what he loves and designing knives of epic character for all of us. The BT-70 has a modified tanto style blade, blood groove, and thumb disk opener. Black G-10 scales are fastened to a stainless steel liner lock frame and a bead blasted aluminum backspacer. Engraved on the G-10 handle is the Terzuola dragon logo with red fill. This knife was hand ground by Bob Terzuola and is hand signed on the B-side of the blade. Comes with nylon zippered case and a red Terzuola Shop Rag. Excellent condition.
Product Details
  • Blade Length
    4
  • Overall Length
    9.25
  • Closed Length
    5.25
  • Weight (oz)
    7.5
  • Source
    Previously Owned
Additional Specs
  • Knife Type
    Tip Up Clip
  • Blade Details
    Clip Point, Spear Point, Tanto
  • Handle Material
    G10
  • Other Details
    Tactical
ABOUT THE MAKER
Columbia River Knife & Tool
CRKT® (Columbia River Knife and Tool®) was founded in 1994. From day one, we put innovation and integrity first. We made a commitment to build knives and tools that would inspire and endure. We collaborate with the best designers in the world and operate on a simple principle: that the greatest thing we can give our customers is Confidence in Hand®.
Terzuola, Bob
Bob Terzuola was born in Brooklyn, New York and attended New York University. Upon graduation in 1967 he went to Panama as a Peace Corps trainer and later became a jade carver and gemologist in the Motagua River Valley, Guatemala. In 1979, Terzuola began making knives and joined the Knifemakers' Guild in 1981on an endorsement from Bob Loveless. Terzuola's first knives were fixed blade designs made for soldiers in Guatemala. Later that year moved to New Mexico and began making folding knives. Seeing a need for a knife that could be carried discreetly, he developed a model featuring black micarta for the scales and bead-blasted titanium bolsters. Innovations in desgin for which he coind the term "Tactical Knife". Bob Terzuola attends many of the largest and well known custom knife shows across the world. Bob Terzuola Knives are known for their trademark design and high quality workmanship. Terzuola's most popular model is the ATCF, a folding knife design. This was his first tactical folding knife, although he also makes it with non-tactical materials. KnifeArt.com and Bob Terzuola have collaborated on projects such as the limited edition EXTF tactical folding knife. The KnifeArt.com exclusive EXTF was limited to 20 knives. Other knife models that Bob Terzuola is popular for are the 3A, TT-1, Model 7, Eagle Rock 514, TTF3A, Model 26, Starmate, TTF3B, Pathfinder, Century Starfighter, Starmate, Battle Guard, TTF6, Model 18 Combat Master, WEE T, and Battle Mate, just to name a few. Bob Terzuola also designed a very popular knife that for Spyderco, the SLIPIT. The SPLIT is made of the finest non-locking tactical folders on the market. Bob Terzuola has authored a book about the design of tactical knives named, 'The Tactical Folding Knife.' When you hear people say that Bob Terzuola literally wrote the book on tactical folding knives, he really did! Many custom tactical knifemakers have his book in their shop, and highly value his opinions and designs. Bob Terzuola has also authored articles about tactical knives and knifemaking for Blade, Soldier of Fortune and other publications. Bob Terzuola has collaborated with other custom knifemakers and production knife companies.
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