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Forged Railroad Spike Knife - Two Piece

SOLD: $215

A unique take on the railroad spike knife. A hand-forged dropped point blade of O1 steel was slotted into the point of an ancient railroad spike, hot-forged together and then riveted with copper. Only the edge is polished. The spike is left intact, the pitted texture still visible to provide a secure grip. The blade and grip are patinaed a dark blue. A bit different from your basic heat and twist treatment, with a better steel blade than would be possible from a typical forged spike.

The knife rests on a stand of natural ironwood, with copper posts.

The knife is 10” overall with a 4” blade.

    Architecture and award-winning museum-quality custom handmade knives, edged weapons, powder horns / powderhorns, tomahawks, war clubs (warclubs), jewelry, metal sculpture, cribbage boards, flint and obsidian knives, Japanese swords, menorahs, and more from Tucson, Arizona artist and architect Larry Gotkin.

    About Larry Gotkin
    Artist & Registered AZ Architect
    Tucson, Arizona
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    Unique Custom Handmade Items: acid etching, architecture, blades, candle holders, cheese slicers, clasps, cribbage boards, chess setscustom knives, daggers, desk knives, dirks, edged weapons (knives), edged weapons (tomahawks), flint knives, guns, hadseax, handmade knives, Japanese swords, jewelry, katanas, kitchen knives, knife bags, knives, menukis, metal sculpture, obsidian knives, powder horns, powderhorns, puukkos, sax, scramaseax, scramsax, scrimshaw, seax, seaxe, sgian dubhs, skeans, skinners, spears, sword bags, swords, tallit clips, tantos, tomahawks, wakizashis, war clubs, weapons (knives), weapons (tomahawks), weapons (war clubs), yoga pose meditation candles, yoga pose metal sculptures

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