Christoph Deringer Custom Knife Hand Forged From a 1″ Ball Bearing (52100 Steel) Wharncliffe Straight Knife

Christoph Deringer is a Mastersmith in the American Blade Smith society. The knife is a Wharncliffe straight knife. It is forged from a 1" ball bearing (52100), part of Christoph's 1" ball experiment. Handle and sheath are Canadian mammoth ivory, sheath tip and collar are nickel silver. The handle is fixed in place with 8 blind pins and 4 cast keys ( at each end of the scales). Forged to shape(98%),with all stock removal done using hand tools (files,scrapers and stones).


Knife Maker Christoph Deringer
Blade Length 2 13/16"
Overall Length 6 1/2"
Blade Material Hand Forged 52100 Ball Bearing Steel
Scale Material Mammoth
Frame Material Integral Forged 52100 Ball Bearing Steel
Condition Excellent

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