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"Vindicator" Counterterrorism Tacical Combat Push/Punch dagger, obverse side view in ATS-34 high molybdenum-chromium stainless steel blade, 304 stainless steel bolsters, Camo coyote, blacck, olive drab G10 fiberglass/epoxy composite handle, hybrid tension lock sheath in coyote brown kydex, brown stainless steel, titanium, anodized brown aluminum
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Furud

"Furud" obverse side view: 440C high chromium stainless steel blade, hand-engraved 304 stainless steel bolsters, Spiderweb Obsidian gemstone handle, Shark skin inlaid in hand-carved leather sheath
"Furud" drop point knife
  • Size: Length overall: 7.5" (19.1 cm), Blade Length: 3.25" (8.3 cm), Thickness: .138" (3.5 mm)
  • Weight: Knife: 6.1 oz. (173 grams) Sheath: 4.8 oz.(136 grams)
  • Blade: 440C High Chromium Martensitic Stainless Steel, Hardened and Tempered to Rockwell C58, mirror finished
  • Bolsters, Fittings: Hand-engraved 304 Austenitic High Nickel, High Chromium Stainless Steel
  • Handle: Polished Spiderweb Obsidian Gemstone
  • Sheath: Shark Skin Inlaid in Hand-carved Leather
  • Knife: My pattern Furud is named for a singular star that is not part of any constellation, and means the solitary one. This small knife packs a classy punch, with a well formed drop point blade in mirror polished hollow ground 440C high chromium martensitic stainless tool steel. There is a slight rise in the spine so one could technically call this a Nessmuk style blade. The grind has a lot of belly and is gently terminated with a deep choil, and the fully tapered tang means the knife is a solid piece of steel from tip to butt. The blade has engraved filework only on the spine, and the inside of the handle tang is clean and smooth. The handle shape is a unique and comfortable design that molds to the hand with the first two fingers in the first hollow and the ring finger at the rear cut. The bolsters are well balanced in zero-care high chromium, high nickel 304 austenitic stainless steel, which I hand-engraved with a refined intertwined pattern set with deeply relieved background. The dovetailed bolsters bed a pair of unusual Spiderweb Obsidian gemstone scales, smoothly polished and comfortable to hold. Spiderweb Obsidian is a recent find, and my sources tell me that the mine in Mexico is all played out, so I don't know if there will be any more of this material available. I only have a few small pieces, and no more! The unique obsidian has a bluish-gray background with an almost greenish gray smoky webbing: some beautiful gemstone.
  • Sheath: The sheath I made for this knife had to match the color and class of the knife, so is made of 9-10 oz. leather shoulder, hand-carved and hand-stitched with tough polyester sinew. The sheath has 12 geometric inlays of real Shark Skin, and is dyed black, lacquered, and sealed.

Thanks, R.T.!

Hi Jay,
Furud arrived yesterday, absolutely stunning.  Appreciate the printed materials along with the tag.  This knife will hold center stage in my collection, at least until another Jay Fisher knife surpasses this one.
Holding this knife makes me realize what I have been missing in the other lesser knives I’ve bought.  It’s time to scale back on quantity and focus on quality for the collection.
Thanks again and best wishes for the holidays to you and your family.

-R. T.


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"Furud" drop point knife, reverse side view. Note shark skin inlays on back of sheath "Furud" spine edgework, filework detail. Edgework is hand-engraved on this knife as well as fileworked "Furud" inside handle tang detail. Tang is smooth and comfortable. Noted dovetailed bolsters, bedded handle material "Furud" obverse side handle detail. Spiderweb Obsidian is rare and supply is severely limited. "Furud" reverse side knife handle detail. Spiderweb Obsidian is blue-gray with green-gray webbing "Furud" obverse side hand-engraved 304 stainless steel front bolster detail. 304 is tough and difficult to engrave, and zero care "Furud" obverse side rear bolster hand-engraving detail. I hand-draw and design each unique pattern that I engrave suited to every knife "Furud" sheathed view. Sharkskin is a natural gray color, is suede-like in feel and very tough. Note deep front sculpting of sheath to display knife gemstone handle "Furud" blade point, edge detail. Sweeping belly and strong point on this drop point blade, grays in sharkskin match gemstone handle

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