Charles Sinclair - Commanchero style knife
A fully functional rig that will serve as well as exhibit a south western mountain man or commanchero look. Below is Charles description of the materials used ... and some of the "why". This is another once-in-a-lifetime Charles Sinclair creation. Usable, functional with museum quality display value
- 5" blade; 9.5" overall length of knife
- San mai blade , core steel D2 Rockwell hardness 63-64 super hard scary sharp,
- outer steel 440c.
- Mountain Lion humerus bone handle completely filled and stabilized with west system g2 epoxy.
- Cold worked copper wrap with copper rose head ship nail rivets.
- Sheath inner fully welted / sewn veg tan horse hide.
- Outer is brain tan Wapati (elk) with brass tack dots, verde natural pigment shop made paint, patina copper cones and tin horse hair cones.
- The 3 inch wide belt loop features a real Coral snake skin inset that inspired the beading motif.
- Beads are glass Czech seed beads sewn with Irish shoemaker linen.
- Completely hand laced and stitched