Chuck Hawes Custom Spey Trapper Hamon W2 Antique Linen Micarta Fixed Blade Knife 4354
Chuck Hawes is well known for his unique traditional slip joint folding knives. He also makes high quality, custom fixed blades. This Spey blade Trapper is made of W2 tool steel with a stylish Harmon line and polished and contoured, antique linen Micarta handle scales. A perfect size for daily carry and a stunning piece for any collection.
Brand new directly from Chuck Hawes, USA.
Blade: Made in the Spey blade profile most often found on traditional trapper pattern slip joints, the W2 blade has a shallow hollow grind for excellent slicing balanced with durability while the point is robust for piercing and heavy work. A subtle thumb ramp and index choil combination offer added security in use. While being perfectly capable of heavy work the blade is finished with a custom Hamon traditionally seen on Japanese knives and swords. This custom touch offers a unique style perfect for any collection.
Handle: Attached to the full tang blade with stainless steel pins the antique linen Micarta handles have a classic look with a rustic visual appeal for collectors. Comfortably contoured, the polished scales are durable and ready for use a pommel swell for added security.
W2 Tool Steel: W2 is a Water hardening tool steel popular with custom knife makers, beginners and seasoned experts alike. Maximum working hardness is in 63-65 HrC, W2 has good edge holding and cutting performance with a thin edge and moderate toughness depending on the heat treatment. High carbon, low chromium gives no added corrosion resistance. Maintain accordingly.
|Country of Manufacture||United States|