This is a Master Smith knife – a title and stamp reserved for the most exquisite cutlery. The Master Smith stamp is only used on knives that represent the absolute pinnacle of Murray’s knife making abilities.
STYLE: Master Smith, Long & Slim Original Model Neck Knife
STEEL: Hitachi White #1 Steel core laminated with 180 alternating layers of 1025 High Tensile Steel and Pure Nickel Sheet
FINISH: Ground/Polished/Deep Etched
HANDLE: Arizona Desert Ironwood
LINER: Red G10 and Carbon Fiber Liners
PIN: Nickel Silver, Mosaic Center Pin
BLADE LENGTH: 3.98″ (101 mm)
WEIGHT: 2.96 oz (84 g)
OVERALL LENGTH: 7.8″ (198 mm)
BLADE THICKNESS: *0.133″ (3.39 mm)
SHEATH: Kydex Neck Sheath
*NOTE: Because all of Carter Cutlery blades have a forged distal taper (thicker in the middle, more thin towards the tip), the blade thickness given is dependent on what part of the blade is measured. On neck knives and outdoor knives, we measure just in front of the handle.