Herb Derr – XL Bullnose Skinner – Waterbuck Horn


Item Condition: New
Source: From Maker
Handle Material: African Waterbuck
Guard: Nickel Silver
Blade Steel: Damascus
Blade Length: 5  1/4″
OAL: 10
Sheath: Leather

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  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.  

Fort Henry Custom Knives is proud to be a Dealer for Herb Derr 

  ~ Direct from the Maker from the recent NYCKS 2019 ~ 

This is the ONLY Knife from Herb that I have had that Features African Waterbuck Horn 

  Here is a Massive Bullnose Skinner from Herb that has high contrast Sole Authorship Birds Eye Damascus.  This is a great looking knife 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!

 The knife has a Full Grip handle Crafted from an MASSIVE African Waterbuck Horn.

This knife is Sized for a Large to XLarge Grip, or would work well if you wear gloves. 

African Waterbuck Horn is very dense and has beautiful Deep Natural Ridges that work alternately as Finger Grooves ~ HERE is a link to some information on this majestic animal. 

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 a Stabilized Maple Burl forward spacer which adds a dash of contrast to the handle. 

The Heavy Leather RH Leather Belt sheath has the Skin of an African Ostrich as the inlay. 

Don’t miss out on this one. 

Additional information

Weight1 lbs
Dimensions9 × 6 × 3 in
Blade Steel

Type of knife

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