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Objects of metal or other material inlaid into the handles of a knife or it could be the handled material inlaid into an interframe knife.


Integral Hilt

The hilt and blade are machined or forged from the same piece of metal; the term "full integral" means that the blade, hilt, tang and pommel are all from the same piece of steel.



Ron Lake, another folding knife maker who achieved world prominence about 1972; invented the Interframe® method of inlaying handle material in solid metal handle frames.