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Home Products Loveless Chute Knife - Mammoth Bone

Loveless Chute Knife - Mammoth Bone

by April, John

SKU 434480

Date Added 08/11/2020

# Available This product is out of stock

Price $595.00

Overview

This Loveless Style Chute Knife by John April features a mirror polished blade with sharpened top edge, .202" blade stock and 1.065" blade depth, full tapered tang construction. The handle has a pinned and soldered stainless steel guard, Wooly Mammoth bone scales that are natually colored from ground mineralization, black G-10 liners, stainless corby bolts and a lanyard hole. Comes with a Wickett & Craig black leather sheath. New from maker. #255 on the sheath. Heat treat done by Peter's. Comes with COA dated May 2020.

Product Details

Blade Length 4.25

Overall Length 9.125

Weight (oz) 9.2

Source From maker

Additional Specs

Knife Type Full Tang, Has Sheath, Tapered Tang

Blade Material CPM154

Blade Details Clip Point

Handle Material Metallic, Bone

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.