Andre De Villiers Knives Swayback Lockback Folding Knife 2.875" N690 Wharncliffe Blade, Stag Handles with Stainless Steel Bolsters, Deep Carry Clip
ADVSWYBKSTAG: Swayback Lockback Folding Knife, Stag
Andre De Villiers Knives
This custom Swayback lockback shows Andre's skill as a craftsman with completely seamless construction in this near-perfect traditional folder. The knife features an even profile on both sides and rock-solid construction with very smooth action and a lockback mechanism. The Bohler N690 stainless steel blade has a brushed satin finish and includes a sharpening choil and fuller nail nick. The handle is gorgeous jigged stag with fluted stainless steel bolsters and a stainless steel backspacer with integral lanyard hole. The knife is built for traditionalists in need of a stylish EDC with overbuilt toughness. It's such a fine piece that anyone will appreciate the build quality, ergonomic shape, and great overall aesthetic look. This is a wonderful knife for any collector or user and about as good as it gets in terms of traditional knives built for hard use.
- Blade Length: 2.875"
- Cutting Edge: 2.50"
- Closed Length: 3.875"
- Overall Length: 6.75"
- Blade Material: Bohler N690 Stainless Steel
- Blade Thickness: 0.142"
- Blade Style: Wharncliffe
- Blade Grind: Flat
- Blade Finish: Satin
- Handle Material: Stag with Integral Stainless Steel Bolsters
- Handle Thickness: 0.53"
- Locking Mechanism: Lockback
- Pivot Assembly: Washers
- Pocket Clip: Deep Carry Stainless Steel (Tip-Up, Right Carry)
- Weight: 4.4 oz.
- Designer: Andre De Villiers
- Stainless Steel Backspacer
- Made in South Africa
Semi-Custom or Mid-Tech knives are knives produced by a process in which the designer has more direct--but not complete--involvement; parts of these knives may still have been made by others.
N690 is an Austrian steel with adequate hardness and superb corrosion resistant properties. This a great steel for use around marine environments.
The lockback system has been used for many decades. It can usually be found on the knife spine and it provides a strong lockup that will wear well.
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Naturally dropped deer antlers are used to create a natural rugged look and feel. Antler from the Axis and Sambar deer in India are renowned for their density and are therefore most commonly used for knife scales.
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