Igor Potapov – Mini Cleaver – Back up Blade


Item Condition: New
Source: From Maker
Handle Material: G-10
Blade Steel: 154CM 
Blade Length: 2  7/8″
OAL: 5  1/2″ 
OAL w/Bead Extension: 7″ 
Sheath: Leather

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I met Igor Potapov at the 2019 New York Custom Knife Show and was instantly taken with the variety of Knives and Beads that he offered. Every item was crafted with the utmost attention to detail. Igor is a passionate knife enthusiast, starting out as a Collector and then turning his talent for Artistry to Knife and Bead Making. Even though Igor is new in the knife business, he has set himself apart with his unique Designs and Materials. All of Igor’s knives and Beads are based on his own designs with many more different and developing knife designs coming soon.

HERE is a Link where you can follow Igor’s work on Instagram 

Fort Henry Custom Knives is proud to be a Dealer for Igor Potapov

~ Direct from the Maker ~ 

*FREE Shipping 

Igor is a Member of an Artists Guild in Moscow, Russia. All his knives are Hand Crafted, One at a Time with no CNC or Computer controlled machinery.  He performs every step himself, from Designing, to Grinding and Polishing to Sheath Making.  

This is Igor’s Mini Cleaver ~ a discreet Practical / Tactical built with unique Materials and the Highest Degree of Fit & Finish.    

Igor Potapov Knives

  • 154CM Steel 
  • Robust .165 Thick
  • Near Full Height Hollow Grind 
  • Supremely Durable Stonewashed / Mirror Polished Finish   
  • Full Tang ~ Integral 
  • Modified Cleaver Blade  
  • Three Finger Ergonomic Handle / Deep Forefinger 
  • Lanyard with Hand Made Glass Bead 
  • Custom ~ Adjustable Leather Sheath

The Strong EDC blade maintains the Full Thickness of Material from Tail to Tip and has a Razor Sharp Polished Edge that will provide amazing Cutting Ability, handling any manner of Tough Cutting Chores with ease.

Igor Potapov Knives

This Full Tang / Integral Design lends the Full Strength of the Thick 154CM Material. The G-10 Handle Scales have Custom Anodized Screws and Titanium Liners and there is also a Hidden Lanyard Bar at the Butt end of the Handle. 

The Unique, Ergonomic Handle Design allows for a Secure Three Finger Grip with the Third Finger falling naturally into the Groove on the Butt and the Custom Glass Bead then fills in the Gap at the Pinkie area.  Very Comfortable and Secure.  This Large, One of a Kind Bead was hand made using a Labor Intensive Forged / Glass Blowing process.

  The Custom Sized Handle and Shape melts into your Palm. The Blade has a unique Mirror Polished / Stonewashed Finish that creates both a beautiful yet tough surface finish.  

Igor Potapov Knives

Complete with a Custom, Leather Sheath – Stitched and Riveted 

Built with a Multi Directional Leather Belt Loop on the Reverse

This is the Exact Knife you will receive with this Order ~ I have Only One! 

Add a Custom Embroidered Padded Zipper Case ~ HERE

Watch for more unique work on my website from this talented Craftsman – my Inventory changes quickly so check my Site often! 

*Free Shipping in the Cont US Only – USPS Priority Mail 

Additional information

Weight1 lbs
Dimensions9 × 6 × 3 in

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