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Home Products LDC 10 #28

LDC 10 #28

by Viele, Howard

SKU 434555

Date Added 08/12/2020

# Available This product is out of stock

Price $345.00

Overview

This LDC-10 folder by Howard Viele features a bead blast tanto style blade with thumbhole. The handle has bead blast titanium liners with carbon fiber overlays, black linen micarta backspacer and tip down bead blasted titanium clip. The blade is marked with the Viele logo and numbered 28. Smooth action with a nice detent and blade seating. Has some scuffs and a stain on the blade near the tip, otherwise good condition.

Product Details

Blade Length 3.625

Overall Length 8.5

Closed Length 4.75

Weight (oz) 3.5

Source Previously owned

Additional Specs

Knife Type Tip Down Carry, Tip Down Clip

Blade Material Unknown

Blade Details Drop Point, Tanto

Handle Material Metallic, Carbon Fiber

Other Details Tactical

About the Maker

Viele, Howard

Howard Viele is at the pinnacle of the list of knifemakers hand making high-tech modern liner-locks from his Westwood, New Jersey Shop. He became a knifemaker through an unusual quest. After attaining the rank of "Sandan" (3rd degree black belt) in Karate in 1973, he became interested in the weaponry associated with the martial arts. When Howard began making knives, there was no one in the area to teach him any secrets and shortcuts, so he learned to make knives through trial and error, thus no particular knifemaker's designs have influenced his work. He has been a member of the Knifemakers' Guild since 1976 and is also a member of the German Knifemakers' Guild. In giving Howard the Wooden Sword Award, Ken Warner, editor of Knives '85 said, "The man cuts a clean line, often a new line, every time he goes for it. Viele knives are handsome knives that look so good, and so often different as well, you can't help noticing. That's practically a definition of style."