The Chuck Hawes Custom clip point Copperhead is a timeless slip joint design with traditional construction and standout materials. Rugged and unique Stag handle scales are flush fit to Damascus bolsters over stainless steel liners. 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 180 layers of 1095 and L6 high carbon steels, acid etched to reveal the unique Burl pattern. The clip point profile blade is opened with single nail nick and comes with a razor sharp convex grind. The big bellied clip point is a classic utility blade perfect for for general use with custom file work along the spine enhancing the custom feel. The blade opens with a pronounced half stop with moderate Damascus back spring construction.
Handle: Stainless steel liners support the Damascus steel bolsters which are fit perfectly to the handsome Stag covers. 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.