I have been a Dealer for Herb Derr Custom knives for over a decade, long before I had a website I sold Herb’s knives at Gun & Knife Shows, most often to repeat Customers. Herb’s pieces are sole authorship ~ he forges his own Damascus, grinds his own blades, makes his own Leather Sheaths and still finds time to Teach courses at a Community College on how to make Damascus.
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~ Direct from the Maker ~
The Thick Stag Handle on this knife is Incredible
Here is a Massive Sole Authorship Herb Derr Bullnose Skinner that has some of the best Hand Forged high contrast Birds Eye Damascus that I have seen. This is a great looking knife with artistic attributes, but I guarantee it will perform as good as it looks.
Herb explained that his high contrast – High Carbon Damascus blades have over 2,500 layers. This one is Especially Striking due to the beautiful & intricate Birds Eye Pattern. This Big Blade measures .155 Thick!
This Herb Derr Bullnose Skinner has a Full Grip handle from a single MASSIVE piece of Sambar Stag. Since the embargo on the Exportation of Indian Sambar Stag a decade ago, a piece of this size and quality is Rare!
This knife is Sized for a Large to Extra Large Grip, or would work well if you wear gloves.
On this knife Herb has also added a Subtle Top Guard and some Vine Filework on almost the entire length of the Spine which looks great but serves a dual purpose of also replacing Thumb Ridges for grip enhancement.
The handle is flanked by Nickel Silver Spacers and Stabilized Spalted Maple forward spacer which adds a dash of contrast to the handle.
The Heavy Leather sheath has Boa Constrictor Skin as the inlay.
Don’t miss out on this one.
Complete with Hand Written COA from the Maker
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