2016 KD Members Choice Awards - NON TACTICAL FOLDERS

Best Non Tactical Folder

  • Brad Lilly

    Votes: 4 11.4%
  • Brandant R

    Votes: 6 17.1%
  • Calvin Robinson

    Votes: 8 22.9%
  • Less George

    Votes: 9 25.7%
  • Don Hanson

    Votes: 8 22.9%

  • Total voters
  • Poll closed .


Well-Known Member
I feel kind of silly nominating myself, but here goes. This is my favorite from 2016.

Knife Design: Raptor
Open Length: 7-1/8"
Blade Length: 2-15/16"
Blade: Damasteel "Dense Twist"
Bolsters: 416ss
Liners: Anodized Titanium
Spacer: 416ss
Scales: Stabilized buckeye burl
Embellishments: Fully fileworked liners. Filework on spacer wraps around inside the handle. Stipple texture on bolsters and thumb stud.



J. Doyle

Dealer - Purveyor
I nominate this little pearl handled beauty from Calvin Robinson:

Look at this lovely detail pic:

Les George

Admin - Founding Member
I think this fits best as a non-tactical.

Liner lock with Westinghouse Micarta scales, 6k stellite cored Damascus blade and David Riccardo carved steel bolsters that I color case hardened.

If there was a category for engraving/embellishments I would enter these bolsters that David did for that!

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Les George

Admin - Founding Member

To those that sponsored, organized and voted (regardless of who you voted for) I extend my heartfelt thanks. :)

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