Rockstead Knives – SHIN – DLC


Item Condition: New
Source:  Private Collection
Handle Material: Aluminum
Blade Steel: YXR7 w/DLC Coating
Blade Length: 3  1/2″
OAL:  Closed 4  1/4
OAL: Open 8  1/4
Sheath: Presentation Box
Guard: Integral

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 ROCKSTEAD KNIVES are easily recognized in an elite group of Production / Custom knives. They utilize the worlds most advanced machining tools and create parts to amazingly tight tolerances, but their small staff do all processing of the blades by hand. The factory-custom-knife is completely different from the mass-production-knife in  quality and fit & finish. 

   Fort Henry Custom Knives is Proud to be a Direct Dealer for Rockstead Knives in the United States

Check Out Their Website – HERE

This knife is from a Private Collection, all pictures are of the actual knife for sale, with a Retail Price of $1,050 for a new SHIN – this pre-owned example is an excellent value 

This is one of Rockstead’s Larger models, very hand filling yet incredibly smooth ~ this is the SHIN  

Rockstead Knives SHIN Closed

 With a Perfectly Ground blade of YXR7 steel ~ covered in a flawless Mirror Polished Diamond Like Carbon Coating (DLC) this is a wonderfully unique knife that will tackle any chore!

Rockstead Knives SHIN Open Blade

 Here is but one Video that shows the amazing ability of Rockstead’s knives, a combined effort of the High Quality Blade Steel, Expert Heat Treat and the unique Honzukuri shaped blade! 

The blade Floats open effortlessly, perfect detent and excellent secure lock up. 



   The handles are precision cast Aluminum with a Black/HV400 Surface Coating.  The Frame almost appears to be integral it is so precisely fit tigether. Crafted in 2017 – this particular knife is Serial Number 456.

Rockstead Open Top

The ergonomics on this Knife are wonderful – Traction Ridges on the Frame and Thumb Ridges on the Spine aid the security but are still very comfortable.   

The Pocket clip is set for Tip Up carry. The Clip shows some discoloration but no scratches. 

Extremely impressive all the way around, a folder that looks great and would be a pleasure to use. 

Rockstead Knives SHIN Reverse

Provided with the Original box and all paperwork.

If you want to experience the near perfection of what Man and Machine can accomplish in a knife ~ you need to own a Rockstead.

Previously owned but never used or sharpened. I would rate this example at 99% Mint 

Sold AS IS – No Returns 

Additional information

Weight1 lbs
Dimensions9 × 6 × 3 in
Blade Steel

Type of knife

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