Skelton Bladeworks Custom Advanced Tibia Fixed Blade Knife 3.875" San Mai and Raindrop Damascus Clad Wharncliffe Blade, Abyss Inlace Acrylester Handles, No Sheath


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SKBADTIBIADAM: Custom Damascus Advanced Tibia Fixed Blade
Skelton Bladeworks

The Advanced Tibia is a pocket-sized Wharncliffe fixed blade with an attitude. The idea behind this design was to create an EDC sized knife but still, have a massive looking blade. The solution was to make the handle as short as reasonably possible, adding a lot of contouring so that it remained secure in the hand.

This knife is the technical inspection piece Jim put up for the Knifemaker's Guild. It measures 6.75" overall with a 3.875" blade that looks even better in person. It's single sided San Mai Damascus clad with Raindrop Damascus on the other and the presentation side features a 1500 grit hand rubbed satin flat for a little sizzle. Jim chose to keep the edge a bit thicker than on his Occipital model for additional strength, though this knife still has a needlepoint. While a knife this size is not a chopper, it can handle light chopping tasks with ease and is great for food prep. This presentation-grade model features a contoured "Abyss" inlace Acrylester handle, one-of-a-kind Damascus blade, and titanium hardware. The knife does not include a sheath, allowing you to make it truly your own and to carry it exactly the way you see fit or display it with pride. It has excellent build quality on a unique design that is unlike anything else we've seen before and it was handmade in the USA in the same Texas shop as Todd Begg.
  • Blade Length: 3.875"
  • Cutting Edge: 2.875"
  • Handle Length: 2.95"
  • Overall Length: 6.75"
  • Blade Material: San Mai and Raindrop Damascus Clad
  • Blade Thickness: 0.194"
  • Blade Style: Wharncliffe
  • Blade Grind: Flat
  • Blade Finish: Acid Etch with Hand Rubbed Satin Flat
  • Handle Material: "The Abyss" Inlace Acrylester 
  • Handle Thickness: 0.80"
  • Sheath Material: None
  • Weight: 4.8 oz.
  • Designer: Jim Skelton
  • Handmade in the USA
Custom Made Knife
Custom Made Knife Custom knives are hand made in shops around the world. These will typically be extremely high quality and one of a kind pieces meticulously built by the craftsman.
Zytel Handles
Zytel Handles A nylon polymer that is lightweight and extremely durable, Zytel can be shaped and textured to provide excellent grip.
Damascus Steel
Damascus Steel A layered steel that can be either carbon or stainless. The finished blade is acid etched to give it a unique design. Damascus is known for its toughness, and edge holding capabilities.
Made in USA
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