Dirk Loots - Art Knife
This is a very elegant art knife from Dirk Loots. This slip joint folder with a half stop features a blade of Bertie Reitveld's Dragon Skin Damascus, opening is via three stainless pins and the blacde is easily pinchable, it runs on caged bearings, the liners are titanium and have been jeweled and anodized, the bolster is Timascus, scales are Mother of Pearl highlighted with three Fine Silver pins near the rear of the scales. The CPM154 spring has been rounded, raised and bead blasted, the screws are gold plated and the pivot screws are anodized titanium. The maker’s mark is on the inside of the back spring and this one is new from the maker at Blade.
Blade Length: 3 1/8"
Closed: 4 1/4"
Case/sheath: Zippered pouch
All listed prices are net to Knifeology.
Dirk Loots is a part time knife maker, part owner of Pops Knife Supplies and a professional photographer. Dirk makes users as well as the occasional Art piece. I have had several of his Art Knives ane I am always impressed by their style.