Large Brawny Linerlock
"Crazy Ladder" pattern Damascus high carbon steel
A Yellow Sapphire graded IF (which is the highest grade given and
means the gemstone is internally flawless and free of inclusions)
top of blade and liners
is native to the Sonoran Desert and is found in Mexico, Arizona, and
California. The Ironwood it produces is so hard and dense that it
sinks in water. It was typically used for firewood and charcoal. The
wood is not in immediate danger
of extinction but is a protected wood in Mexico.
a growth in which the grain is radically deformed because of some
stress or damage and makes small birdseye knots and swirly figure.
wood I used for the
is from a burl that is
over 200 years old,
was legally obtained,
and has outrageous
is a deciduous tree and the wood is hard, dense, strong, stiff and
tough. Its used whenever you make an item that needs super strong
wood, like skis, tool handles, drum sticks, and golf club shafts to
name a few. The wood is rather plain and light-colored but when it
becomes spalted the wood is mind-blowing.
Spalted Hickory is wood that was in the process of rotting and had
fungi in the wood. The fungi made swirly brown lines throughout the
light-colored wood and results in some wild looking figure and provides a nice contrast
to the Ironwood Burl.
With: Knife Stand and