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Registered: July 2012
Location: Austin, TX
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FOR SALE: Another DAMASCUS STEEL BOWIE KNIFE – Texas
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1 438 9-2-2012
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$350.00 None Excellent
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Description: This is a BEAUTIFUL custom-made Damascus Bowie Knife that is over 13 inches long; with a blade that is over 8 inches long. This knife was designed by Emanuele, from Phontenova RM Italy. There is absolutely no other knife like this; Emanuele custom makes this only one piece. The heavy duty blade, going all the way inside the handle without any joint or weld, is rock solid.

Emanuele designed and hand-forged the blade of this knife with 1095 and 15N20 high carbon steels. The beautiful Damascus blade of the Bowie is the result of hours and hours of forging. Not many custom makers can keep such pattern of layers upon layers flowing all the way to the edge of the blade, which creates a saw-blade effect at microscopic level, allowing the blade to keep cutting while other blades have dulled. Emanuele hand-forged the blade of this knife with 1095 and 15N20 high carbon steel true layers (512). Blade was given excellent heat treatment and Rockwell hardness of the blade along its edge is 59 and along the spine is 42-45. The thick blade has fantastic hand grinds on both sides with top side left with a false edges. Spine of this blade has beautiful file work.

The Bowie handle is an incredible work of art. It is made of Fossil Giraffe bone, Bull Horn, Burl wood, and Damascus with brass and fiber spacers. Bowie is complimented with a beautiful hand-forged Damascus guard and butt cap.

The leather sheath is totally hand-tooled and sewn. Extra thick leather and strong stitching make this sheath robust which can withstand years of rough and tough use. The sheath can be worn on belt.

SPECIFICATIONS:
CONDITION: New, Excellent. Never used and undamaged.
BLADE SMITH: Emanuele
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Phontenova RM Italy
HANDLE MATERIAL: Fossil Giraffe bone, Bull Horn, Burl wood, and Damascus
QUANTITY PRODUCED: Custom-made only one piece
HILT / GUARD MATERIAL: Unique hand-forged Damascus guard and butt cap
ROCKWELL HARDNESS / BLADE HRC: 59
LEATHER SHEATH: 215 grams cow hide sheath
NUMBER OF LAYERS: Folded 8 times to create 512 true layers
WEIGHT OF THE BOWIE: 490 grams
OVERALL LENGTH: 13.50” Long
BLADE THICKNESS: 5 mm thick blade
BLADE LENGTH: 8.10” Long
GRIND: Finest symmetrical hand grind
BLADE MATERIAL: 1095 & 15N20
FILE WORK: Gorgeous file work on blade spine
HEAT TREATMENT: Excellent heat treatment to blade and oil-quenched
SALE PRICE: $350



























If you’re interested in this, PM me.

Thanks!

Jeff
State: TX
Ad Type: WTS
Keywords: knife, damascus, custom, bowie



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tazbigdog
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Registered: July 2012
Location: Austin, TX
Posts: 98
Comment Date: 10-10-2012
Still available.

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Location: Austin, TX
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Comment Date: 11-12-2012
Price drop to $300. AND this includes shipping, handling and insurance. Jeff

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Location: Austin, TX
Posts: 98
Comment Date: 12-15-2012
Still available! Jeff

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