Sgian Dubh 'Coruisk' - Brass, Blue Maple Burl, Ebony and Bog Oak
A new variant on a traditional Scottish Sgian Dubh - the 'Coruisk'. Co-designed with one of my good customers, Cornel Bebie. The 'Coruisk' features a long, slim blade with a high satin sheen finish, a flared, solid bolster, an accent spacer and pommel. The 'Coruisk' has an elegant and dressy feel compared to the more rustic 'Scavaig' design.
The blade is crafted in Böhler M390 stainless steel - a very high performance powder metallurgy 'super' steel. This modern steel enables the lustrous satin sheen on the blade and has excellent corrosion resistance and edge retention. detailed filework on the spine.
The brass bolster is solid and not just a ferrule (metal band around the wood). Behind the bolster is a spacer of stabilized Maple burl that has been dyed blue and features a beautiful 'super-nova' figure. The handle center is Ebony and the pommel is stabilized Bog Oak that is between 2000 and 5000 years old and also features a decorative mosaic pin at the back. The handle pin has been peined, domed and polished to a satin finish.
The sheath is also 100% handmade with saddle stitching and Celtic knot toolwork to match the color and feel of the knife.
Blade: Böhler M390 Stainless Steel (HRC +/- 61)
Blade thickness: 3.6mm (0.14")
Blade length: 99mm (3.9")
Overall length: 202mm (8")
Handle material: Solid brass bolster, stabilized Maple burl, vulcanized fibre and brass liners, Ebony handle center and a stabilized Bog Oak pommel.
Fittings: Brass with mosaic pin in the pommel
Traditional hidden tang design with filework on the spine. Comes with a custom fitted sheath as seen.