HTN12 Japenese Reverse Tanto with stingray wrapped handle. Sanmai 3 layered Damascus with 1095 core.
Hometown Knives Damascus Reverse Tanto knife is hand crafted to be a functional piece of art. This knife has over 45 hrs of forge and hand fitting work invested into it, including; forging, filing, fitting, grinding, polishing and more polishing. This blade is not just a showpiece, its fully functional and tempered to hold and edge yet still be able to take the impact. Impressive workmanship that will turn heads.
THIS IS AN EXCLUSIVE PRODUCT AND ONLY 1 ON HAND. WE HAVE USED REAL STINGRAY SKIN AND WRAPPED IT ON TOP OF ROSE WOOD, TO PROVIDE A STRONG GRIP!
Overall Length = 11.00"
Blade Length = 5.00"
Handle Length = 6.00"
Width Max = 1.50"
Comes with a custom sheath which protects the sharp blade and fits the dagger like a glove and locks it in. 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 4340HT forming over 268+ 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 4340HT.
- 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