Case Hawkbill Pruner Sawcut Jig Barehead Amber Bone Slip Joint Folder 17896

Model: CA-17896
Manufacturer: Case
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Also known as a Lineman's knife for its use in that trade, the Hawkbill Pruner is a powerful tool for farm and garden use as well as being a versatile tool for many trades. The characteristic blade profile has enhanced safety from the downward pointed tip and exceptional slicing ability. The “barehead” moniker reference the traditional American feature of no bolster at the cap end. This version comes with a Tru-Sharp stainless-steel blade and Sawcut Jig, Amber Bone covers.

Brand new, direct from W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co.

Blade: The Tru-Sharp stainless-steel blade is bright polish satin with a generous nail nick for opening. The flat ground Hawkbill blade is sturdy for heavy slicing, with a fine downward tip for piercing and controlled work. The flat grind gives this blade balanced performance and durability for good utility.

Handle: Polished nickel silver bolsters top the Sawcut Jig Amber Bone covers for a rustic look and feel. Brass liners house the blade and spring, which delivers strong half stop slip joint operation. The handle front sports a polished Bombshell shield.

Case Tru-Sharp: Case Tru-Sharp is another name for 420HC, a stainless steel that provides excellent rust resistance, ease of re-sharpening and moderate edge retention while being exceptionally tough for a stainless steel. With appropriate heat treatment, it is said to preform similarly to VG-10 in wear resistance.


Overall Length 7.00"
Blade Length 3.00"
Sharpened Length 2.60"
Blade Thickness 0.11"
Blade Material Tru-Sharp
Blade Type Stainless
Opening Mechanism Manual
Closed Length 4.00"
Handle Thickness 0.45"
Handle Material Bone
Bolster(s) Nickel Silver
Liner(s) Brass
Weight 3.20 oz.
Country of Manufacture United States