Premium Bowie Knife: A Blend of History and Craftsmanship
Introducing the Bowie Knife, an iconic fixed-blade masterpiece crafted in homage to the legendary Jim Bowie. Conceived by James Black in the early 19th century in Arkansas, USA, this knife has not only etched its mark in history but also in the hearts of hunters and collectors alike.
Design & Functionality: Originally employed as a broad hunting knife, the Bowie knife is distinguished by its large sheath, crossguard, and signature clip point. The knife's design is meticulously crafted to assist in skinning and butchering, with its sharpened top clip bevel adept at skin removal, while the straight blade portion excels in meat slicing.
Dimensions: With a blade length that typically ranges between 6 and 12 inches, and composed of thick steel, its formidable presence makes it both a collector's gem and a hunter's loyal companion.
Craftsmanship: All Battling Blades Bowie knives are designed with precision and constructed with exceptionally dense steel. Ideal for hunting or as a distinguished display piece. (Note: These knives are not intended or sold as weapons).
Material: The blade is forged from Pattern-welded Damascus steel, renowned for its heat-treated, folded carbon steel composition.
Construction: Comprising 11 individual steel pieces, folded five times, resulting in 352 intricate layers.
Hardness & Durability: With a Rockwell hardness rating oscillating between 55 and 56 HRC, the incorporation of high carbon steel (notably 1095 steel - the pinnacle in carbon steel variants) ensures an optimal balance between edge retention and resilience.
Handle: Crafted from bone and stag horn, accompanied by Damascus steel bolsters, exuding elegance and functionality.
Sheath: A durable leather sheath provides protection and ease of access.
Detailed Blade Composition
- Damascus steel blade
- Carbon Steel: 6 Layers (#43 and #40)
- High Carbon Steel: 5 Layers (1095)
- Layering Process:
- 1st Fold: 22 Layers
- 2nd Fold: 44 Layers
- 3rd Fold: 88 Layers
- 4th Fold: 176 Layers
- 5th Fold: 352 Layers