HTK1055 Damascus Knife Custom Handmade Bowie / Olive Wood Handle / Damascus Fittings
Hometown Knives Damascus Bowie which is hand crafted to appeal all eyes. This bowie has over 28 hrs of forge work invested into it, including; forging, filing, fitting, grinding, polishing and more polishing .Olive Wood handle Grip , Damascus steel fittings. tang is built up to make the length and is in compression by the bottom damascus pommel (bolster).
Overall Length = 15.00"
Blade Length = 10.00"
Handle Length = 5.00"
Mass = 2 lbs.
Comes with a custom sheath which protects the sharp blade and fits the bowie like a glove. Made of sheep skin hand formed to fit this functional art piece to perfection.
Damascus steel hand forged with combinations of 1095 High Carbon Steel and 15n20 forming over 1000+ layers. We oil quench and temper to a hardness of 57-58 Rockwell C. Some of the many Damascus steel advantages include the following: Blade edge resistance from the harder steel, micro serrations from the alternating layers, ductility from the 15N20.
- Store in a dry environment and NOT in the sheath for a long period of time to prevent rust.
- Oil or use Flitz polish to keep the shine and prevent the blade from rusting
- To sharpen use 22 - 25 deg angles or finer grit stones to hone the edge