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Home Products Hornet Framelock Flipper - #075

Hornet Framelock Flipper - #075

by Bastian, Alistair

SKU 169484

Date Added 03/24/2016

# Available This product is out of stock

Price $1,395.00


This Hornet framelock flipper by Alistair Bastian features a 1070/15N20 Mosiac Damascus blade with fileworked spine and notched thumbrest and flipper. The handle has a copper/iron keyhole bolster, Stukume inlaid pivot, a colored 300 series stainless Damascus scale with extensive filework, anodized titanium liner, orange peel and anodized titanium lockside, tip up colored and sculpted 300 series stainless Damascus tip up clip, and a 3-piece backspacer with colored stainless steel and copper center, fully fileworked, backspacer extends to reveal a lanyard hole that has large mokume bead. All materials made by Alistair Bastian. Comes with nylon zippered case. Rides on caged bearings. Nice detent, lockup and blade seating. All the screws on this knife fasten from the inside of the knife and require special tools to remove. This thing is over built to the nth degree. Very nice piece for any collection. Excellent condition, just a few light scratches.

Product Details

Blade Length 3.75

Overall Length 9

Closed Length 5.25

Weight (oz) 16

Source Previously owned

Additional Specs

Knife Type Tip Up Clip

Blade Material Damascus

Blade Details Drop Point, Hawkbill, Recurve, Tanto

Handle Material Metallic

Other Details Tactical, Sole Authorship

About the Maker

Bastian, Alistair
Bastian, Alistair

From my workshop in Mount Gambier, South Australia, I researched far and wide in an attempt to find all I could on past and modern knife making techniques, quickly developing my own unique style. Within a few years I had developed my own distinct designs with folding knives including images and high relief carving of Australian fauna and flora, winning my first award in 2003 at the Melbourne Australian Knife Makers Guild Show. Since then I have come away with numerous awards throughout Australian knife shows achieving recognition here and overseas. In 2002 I began branching into forging my own carbon steel and Damascus blades and with the help of a fellow knife maker, Shawn McIntyre, I have honed my skills in Mosaic Damascus. Through the use of an old power hammer and the gas forge I built myself, I started to create my own style of Damascus containing distinctive pattern welded steel. Later in 2004, I worked along side Mike Peterson to create Japanese mokume (forged welded wood-grained metal) utilising copper and iron. This lead to the fabrication of bowls and other traditional Japanese pieces “ although knife making has remained my passion. In 2003 I became a member of the Australian Knife makers Guild and, more recently, in 2006 was elected the South Australian representative of the Guild.

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