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Inlays

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.

 

Interframe®

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.