Explorer

Vtg Explorer Seki Japan Tak Fukuta Loveless Fixed Knife Making Blade Blank/Guard

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Description

Description

This is a Loveless inspired knife blade blank made by Tak Fukuta in Seki, Japan for Explorer circa 1990s. It measures 8.25" long overall and the blade measures 4" long and is made of polished 5/32" thick AUS-8A. Has a tapered tang. Comes with Stainless steel guard, needs filing to final fit. This blade is unmarked. Tak Fukuta was the first Japanese member of the American Knife Maker's Guild, and apprentice to Bob Loveless. He hand crafted fine quality knives that impressed his mentor. Over the years, his factory in Seki, Japan also produced knives for Parker, Valor, Gutmann, Explorer, Frost, and Browning among others. After his passing, several vintage old stock models were found at his warehouse. This knife is one of these rare finds.


Specs

Brand/Model:

Explorer Loveless

Made in:

Japan

Condition:

Vintage old stock unfinished blade blank, may have light handling wear, needs sharpened. Comes with guard

Year Produced:

Circa 1990s

Folder Closed, or Fixed Overall Length:

8.25 " long

Blade Material:

AUS-8A

Blade Length:

4" long

Handle:

Tapered Tang

Additional Notes:

Great for custom project

Knife Type:

Fixed Blade

Number of Blades:

1

Lock Type:

Opening Mechanism:

Dexterity:

CA Prop 65 Warning:

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

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