The Bobcat Lockback folding knife making kit has a 2-1/2" satin finished, hollow ground blade that is made of AUS-8 steel (with vanadium added). It has been cryogenically treated for additional toughness and edge holding performance and holds a 56-58rc hardness. The bolsters, back-spacers, liners and pins are made of 416 stainless steel for maximum work-ability. This excellent lockback knife kit design is 3-5/8" closed and is 6-3/8" when open.
Properly built, this folding knife kit will produce a fantastic pocket knife for everyday use. It has fast lines and excellent lockup and action.
Skill Rating: Level III (Based on modification desired)
Blade Steel: AUS-8 (heat-treated to RC 56-58)
Handle Length: 3.60
Blade Length: 2.75
Handle Material: Optional*
Pivot: Stainless Steel
Bolsters/Lockbar/Backspine: 416 Stainless Steel
Comes with Shim Stock
* Handle Scales Optional - Completed kit models below may be highly modified and are for display only!