The Chuck Hawes Custom Hunter is a hand crafted folding blade constructed with a timeless slip joint construction. Vibrant Blue Denim Micarta handle scales supported by stainless steel liners and flawlessly fit to the custom Damascus bolsters. The handles house a razor sharp, hand forged Burl pattern Damascus blade and file-worked Damascus back spring.
Brand new directly from Chuck Hawes.
Blade: Hawes hand forged Damascus combines layers of 1095 and L6 high carbon steels creating a unique, 180-layer Burl pattern. The clip point hunter blade is opened with single nail nick and comes with a razor sharp convex grind. The blade opens with a pronounced half stop with a strong Damascus back spring and file work enhancing the custom feel.
Handle: Blue Denim Micarta handle scales are attached to stainless steel liners and flush fit to Damascus steel bolsters for a striking, robust look and feel. The curved handle is comfortable and secure for heavy work. A full length Damascus back spring rounds out the handle construction and is embellished with the same file work found on the spine of the blade.
Hawes Burl Damascus: A high quality, carbon steel Damascus, Chuck Hawes’s custom Damascus is a folded, pattern welded steel made from simple 1095 high carbon steel and L6 band saw blade material. The steels are forge welded, folded and acid etched to achieve a unique layered pattern. Cutting performance will be similar to the carbon steels mentioned above. Care is required to prevent corrosion.