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Home Products Doctor's Knife

Doctor's Knife

by Alsdorf, Mike

SKU 1009002

Date Added 08/21/2018

# Available This product is out of stock

Price $300.00


This Doctor's Knife by Mike Alsdorf features a hand rubbed satin finish drop point blade with swedge and nail nick. The handle is comprised of steel interframe construction with jade inlays over a steel backspring. Blade is flush in closed, half stop and open position. Some handling marks on the polished frame but otherwise great condition. Includes leather slip case.

Product Details

Blade Length 2.625

Overall Length 5.75

Closed Length 3.125

Weight (oz) 1.5

Source Previously owned

Additional Specs

Knife Type Half Stop

Blade Material Damascus

Blade Details Drop Point

Handle Material Metallic, Stones & Minerals

Other Details Engraved

About the Maker

Alsdorf, Mike

Visit this maker's website: Alsdorf Custom Cutlery. "I have enjoyed collecting knives for the past 20+ years. At times it is hard to obtain folders from makers that I like (because they are in such demand) so a few years ago decided to try and make a slipjoint since I have a machinist background. It was a lot of work but with the help of some makers that were very helpful in answering my questions about the proper way to build and finish a slipjoint I finally figured it out. A few of the many are Elvan Allred, Paul Myers, Jim Harrison (Seamus), Chuck Hawes, Jim Krause. I am a full time maker. I use the stock removal method and all my work is sole authorship (I do all work in my shop including heat treating, engraving and embellishments). Blade steels I use are 440C and CPM154. Bolsters and Liners are Integral and made from hardened 416 S.S.. I also use hardened 416 S.S. for my Interframes. I prefer to use natural materials for Handles and Inlays such as Pearls, Smooth and Jig Bone, Stag, Ironwood, etc."

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