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Home Products Damasteel and Carbon Fiber Slipjoint

Damasteel and Carbon Fiber Slipjoint

by Ploppert, Tom, BladeShow 2018

SKU 402271

Date Added 10/03/2019

# Available This product is out of stock

Price $1,350.00

Overview

This slipjoint by Tom Ploppert features a Damasteel blade with nail nick. The handle has marble carbon fiber covers with stainless steel escutcheon, stainless steel liners and a CPM154 spring, lanyard hole. Comes with zippered case. Has half-stop, flush in all positions. Originally from the 2018 Blade Show. Excellent condition.

Product Details

Blade Length 3

Overall Length 7.375

Closed Length 4.375

Weight (oz) 3.2

Source Previously owned

Additional Specs

Knife Type Half Stop

Blade Material Damasteel

Blade Details Drop Point

Handle Material Carbon Fiber

About the Maker

Ploppert, Tom

Tom lives in Cullman, Alabama with his wife and 4 children. He is graduate of Auburn University and runs his own business, on top of making some of the finest slip joints available. Tom bought his first custom slip joint from Pat West and Pat suggested Tom buy a grinder and start making knives. A few years later he met Bill Ruple, who is the inspiration behind Tom's knife passion. Tom made his first slip joint in April 2009. Later that year he attended a slip joint class instructed by Bill Ruple and Rusty Preston. This was a big step forward in his knife career. Over the last few years, Tony Bose has been a big influence in Tom's knife building. Without Tony's help, Tom would have never been able to build a lock back whittler. Tony is a generous and kind man. Tom has won many awards including Best New Maker at Blade 2013.