JW Smith & Sons Custom Knives Ambonya Burl knife

is an Ambonya Burl handle with Mun Ebony Bolsters. Both Handles and Bolsters are Bookmatched (Both sides mirror each other). Drop Point Skinner knife from JW Smith & Sons Custom Knives. It is a AUS-6 stainless . This knife's overall length is 9 3/4" with a blade length of 4 1/2" . This knife includes r ed spacer and brass Mosaic pins. Beautiful custom vine pattern filework to top it off. The presentation Ambonya handle has been sanded all the way to 1000grit and then Hand Rubbed to a high luster. PayPal is the only form of payment accepted, it's safe for both buyer and seller, it's fast, easy, and FREE for buyers! Email me any questions at

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AUS-6, .65% carbon and is comparable to 440A and normally has a Rockwell hardness of 56 and good corrosion resistance. A blade's hardness is an indicator of how well it will hold an edge, and you will often see a reference to the Rockwell scale. A blade's hardness is determined by using a Rockwell machine that forces a small penetrator into the metal's surface. The depth of penetration is correlated to an A, B or C scale reading, called the Rockwell scales. A higher number is assigned to harder steel that allows less penetration. Blade steels are measured on the "C" scale and range from Rc 55-60. In comparison, a diamond will range in the 80s on the Rockwell
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