Damascus and carbon fiber linerlock

Here's the latest folder I completed. Its a nice dress/tactical liner-lock folder. Lightweight but stout. Glass smooth action on phosphor-bronze washers. Solid, early lockup. Razor sharp.

Blade is forged from my own twist Damascus made up of 1084 & 15n20.

4 1/8" closed, 3 3/16" blade, 1/8" thick blade

Hand Filed thumb grip

False edge, non sharp clip

Titanium thumbstud with Swarovski amber gemstone insert

Black g-10 bolsters with copper pivot collars

Two tone carbon fiber scales

Carbon fiber pocket clip

Black g-10 backspacer hand fileworked inside and out

Jeweled and deburred titanium liners and liner lock

Titanium pivot, scale and clip screws

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Wow - that is so stunningly nice.

Raymond Richard

Forum Owner & Moderator
John, Great looking folder! To me the checkering really sets it off. Steve Kelly talked me into doing the forging demo at the Montana Show by offering me a free table, that must have been in 2007.