Liner Lock with zirconium and Micarta

Discussion in 'Folding Knives Forum' started by BrandantR, Jun 12, 2017.

  1. BrandantR

    BrandantR Well-Known Member

    Just finished this one up over the weekend. It was a custom order for a gentleman over in CA who was very specific about materials and finishes. All in all, I think it represents some of my best work to date. Specs: Blade-CPM154, Scales-Micarta, Bolsters-zirconium, Liners and pocket clip-anodized titanium. Let me know what you think. I'm always open to critique.

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  2. Smallshop

    Smallshop KNIFE MAKER

    Nothing to critique there....Beautiful! Love that blade shape...looks super handy for anything I ever use a pocket knife for.
  3. Dennis Morland

    Dennis Morland KNIFE MAKER

    Most excellent. You are really getting better and better with each knife that you make.

  4. John Wilson

    John Wilson Well-Known Member

    This is my favorite of your knives to date. Fantastic! That finish is gorgeous.
  5. BrandantR

    BrandantR Well-Known Member

    Thanks, guys. I really appreciate the kind words. I had a lot of fun with this one. Had a couple of firsts with this one such as the deep-carry pocket clip attached to the spacer, and the zirconium bolsters. I didn't find the zirconium too much of a problem and it finished out beautifully. Again, thanks for taking the time to comment.
  6. bladegrinder

    bladegrinder Well-Known Member

    Looks great Brandant, be careful not to breath any of that zirconium dust, it's supposed to be especially nasty to your lungs.
  7. BrandantR

    BrandantR Well-Known Member

    I heard the same thing, Steve. I wear a respirator no mater what I'm grinding and take personal protection very serious. Thanks for the warning.
  8. Rick Otts

    Rick Otts Well-Known Member

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