Texas Toothpick Folder Kit-SM53K
- Buy 3 for $18.95 each and save 5%
- Great little kit for learning the basicsAfter putting this kit together i would say its a great little kit to hone your skills. Fit and finish of some of the parts are not perfect but knife functions just fine. Added some kingwood scales to jazz it up a bit.
-Over all open length is 6"
-Closed is 3 1/4"
-Blade is 2 5/16"
-Built on a stainless frame
-9CR14 stainless steel
-Stainless satin bolsters
-2 - 3/32" pin holes
-Handle material area 2" x 1/2"
-Vine design filework on the spine
Made in Asia
NOTE: These knife blanks are already heat treated and hardened. All you need to do is add a handle and maybe a sheath. We suggest adding a pair of g10 scales in 3/16" or 1/4" thick material for the handle. You could also add some handsome wood scales from our extensive assortment or even from your own stock.
9CR14 stainless steel is very similar to 440C which is possibly the most popular knife steel in use today. It takes and holds a good edge. It has good corrosion resistance and is tough enough the edge won't chip out. 440C offers a good performing steel at a good price. Finally it can easily sharpened. Don't confuse 440C with lower quality 440A you find on low end knives. 440C is quality steel that has a good balance of edge holding, toughness and corrosion resistance that has stood the test of time.