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A. G. Russell Shopmade California Bowie with Black & White Ebony

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Item #: SMR-773BWE

$425.00

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This very limited version of our Shopmade® California Bowie is a tribute to Ed Henry and his wonderful knives. The unusual handle material is a Black & White Ebony (scientific name - Diospyros malabaricaIn), which grows in Laos and southeast Asia. The unusual pattern in the grain is accomplished by the way the pieces are cut. We picked up a few pieces of this material at a knife show a few years ago and found that the size of the blocks was perfect for this knife. Knives with this handle material will be very limited.

 In A.G.’s opinion, Ed's finest knives were his early "English" style Bowies. The guards were so well fitted you could not tell if they were machined in one piece or if you were looking at the world's finest solder job. With today’s technology, we are able to fit the hilt nearly as precisely as Ed fitted his by hand. The 8-1/2" classic Bowie blade is 154CM at 59-61 Rc. It measures 1-1⁄4" at its widest point. The guard is 420 stainless steel.

 These are handmade in our own shop here in Rogers, Arkansas and marked "A.G. Russell Shopmade®". The sheath is our own design and is made of first class leather. Measures 13-1⁄4" overall. Weighs 12.5 oz.

  • Type
    Fixed
  • Blade
    Bowie
  • Blade Length
    8-1/2"
  • Blade Steel
    154CM
  • Rockwell
    59-61
  • Hilt Guard
    Stainless
  • Handle
    Black & White Ebony
  • Tang
    Full
  • Overall Length
    13-1/4"
  • Weight
    10.6 oz.
  • Sheath
    Leather
  • Origin
    USA

A.G. Russell Shopmade

Our Shopmade® program makes maximum use of our assets. Our knowledge of who can do the best job of waterjet cutting, heat treat, wire electro-discharge machining, and rough grind all allows the greatest productivity from our rarest asset, the time of our expert knifemaker(s). When our shop has done the finish blade grind by hand, put the handles in place, shaped them and sharpened the blade and the knife has gone through our quality control, then we can be sure that you have the very best knife we can provide you for the money you are spending with us.

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