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Taylors Eye Witness Endurance Lamb Foot Pocket Knife 741R

Taylors Eye Witness Endurance Lambsfoot Pocket Knife 741R

Hand made in Sheffield England, Taylors Eye Witness knives have a lifetime guarantee against defects when used under normal conditions. The Endurance lamb foot pocket knife has a 7cm (2.5 inches) long, 2.5 mm thick, flat grind, stainless blade. Taylors Eye Witness Endurance knives are held together by 3 torx screws. This allows the knife to be fully dismantled for cleaning or alterations. The 5 mm thick synthetic handle scales are extremely hard wearing and provide a solid grip.

Lambfoot blades have straight cutting edges with the blade back sloping down at almost 90 degrees to form a rounded or squared off point. Lamb foot blades make ideal work knives with the straight cutting edge allowing for accurate slicing. The blade shape has the added safety of a rounded point and lambfoot blades also make good wood carving knives.

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Taylors Eye Witness Endurance Lambs Foot Pocket Knife 741R

Taylors Eye Witness Endurance Lambs Foot Pocket Knife 741R Taylors Eye Witness Knives

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A. Wright Lambfoot Pocket Knife Blue Jigged Bone 31JB1

A. Wright Lambfoot Pocket Knife Blue Jigged Bone 31JB1

The jigged bone version of the A. Wright Lambfoot folding pocket knife features a mirror polished, C70 carbon steel blade and is available with blue, red or lime green jigged bone handle scales. 7 cm, (2.75 inches) long, 2.5 mm thick, mirror polish, C70 carbon steel, lamb foot blade. Rounded, nickel silver bolsters, brass handle liners, polished blue jigged bone handle scales.

Hand made in Sheffield England, A. Wright pocket knives have C70 carbon steel blades. Carbon steel pocket knives generally hold a better edge than stainless steel knives, but need to be cleaned and oiled after use to prevent corrosion. Surface corrosion can be removed with fine emery cloth.

The Lambfoot style of blade has a straight cutting edge with the blade back sloping down at almost 90 degrees to form a rounded or squared off point. Lamb foot blades make ideal work knives with the straight cutting edge allowing for accurate slicing. The blade shape has the added safety of a rounded point and lambfoot blades also make good wood carving knives.

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A. Wright Lamb Foot Pocket Knife Blue Jigged Bone 31JB1

A. Wright Lamb Foot Pocket Knife Blue Jigged Bone 31JB1 A. Wright Knives

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A. Wright Sheffield Farmer’s Pocket Knife Rosewood 70

A. Wright Sheffield Farmer’s Pocket Knife Rosewood 70

Designed as a reliable work knife, the blade of the Farmers’ knife is rough finished, C70 carbon steel with nickel silver bolsters, brass handle liners, polished rosewood handle scales. A. Wright pocket knives have very strong blade springs when new, which makes these pocket knives safer to use as work knives. The blade pivot will gradually wear in with use and gradually become easier to open and close. The farmers’ knife, model 70W is the same length as the Lambfoot knife 31 W. The only difference is a slightly wider blade profile, which can be opened by grasping the blade instead of using the nail nick.

Hand made in Sheffield England, A. Wright pocket knives have C70 carbon steel blades. Carbon steel pocket knives generally hold a better edge than stainless steel knives, but need to be cleaned and oiled after use to prevent corrosion. Surface corrosion can be removed with fine emery cloth.

The Lambfoot style of blade used in the Farmers’ knife has a straight cutting edge with the blade back sloping down at almost 90 degrees to form a rounded or squared off point. Lamb foot blades make ideal work knives with the straight cutting edge allowing for accurate slicing. The blade shape has the added safety of a rounded point and lambfoot blades also make good wood carving knives.

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A. Wright Farmer’s Pocket Knife Rosewood 70

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A. Wright Sheffield Lge Lambfoot Pocket Knife Rosewood 33W

A. Wright Sheffield Large Lamb foot Pocket Knife Rosewood 33W

Compared to the small Lambfoot pocket knife, model 31W, the Large Lambfoot pocket knife 33W is 3.5 cm longer overall at 18.5 cm (7.25 inches). The blade of the 33W is 1 cm longer at 8 cm (3.25 inches) with a cutting edge of 7.5 cm (2.9 inches), although the blade thickness is the same at 2.5 mm. Designed as a reliable work knife, the blade is rough finished, C70 carbon steel with nickel silver bolsters, brass handle liners, polished rosewood handle scales.

Hand made in Sheffield England, A. Wright pocket knives have C70 carbon steel blades. Carbon steel pocket knives generally hold a better edge than stainless steel knives, but need to be cleaned and oiled after use to prevent corrosion. Surface corrosion can be removed with fine emery cloth.

The Lambfoot style of blade has a straight cutting edge with the blade back sloping down at almost 90 degrees to form a rounded or squared off point. Lamb foot blades make ideal work knives with the straight cutting edge allowing for accurate slicing. The blade shape has the added safety of a rounded point and lambfoot blades also make good wood carving knives.

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A. Wright Large Lamb foot Pocket Knife Rosewood 33W

A. Wright Large Lamb foot Pocket Knife Rosewood 33W A. Wright Knives

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Sheffield Lamb Foot Pocket Knife

Arthur Wright Lambfoot Pocket Knife

Hand made in Sheffield by A. Wright & Son Ltd. the lambfoot pocket knife model 31 has a 2.8 inch, flat grind, mirror polished, C70 carbon steel blade. With its perfectly straight cutting edge and rounded tip, the lamb foot shaped blade makes an ideal work knife. As it is designed for hard use, the knife has a suitably strong back spring which holds the blade firmly open.

The pocket knife is also available in a basic version with rosewood handle and less highly polished blade. To preserve a shiny finish on the blade, carbon steel knives need to be cleaned and oiled after use to prevent corrosion. If not cleaned, the knife will gradually develop a grey / black patina over time. Light surface corrosion can be removed with fine emery cloth or sandpaper.

Lambfoot Pocket Knife Buffalo Horn Handle

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2 Blade Folding Work Knives Part 2

2 Blade Folding Work Knives Part 2

Eye Witness 2 Blade Lambfoot Pocket Knife Hardwood Handle

The hardwood handle version of the 2 blade Eye Witness, Lambfoot folding pocket knife is hand made in Sheffield, England. Lambfoot folding pocket knives have been made in Sheffield, South Yorkshire and used by Yorkshire sheep farmers for hundreds of years. The traditional Sheffield folding work knife has a rounded tip with a straight cutting edge. The difference between Lamb Foot and Sheep Foot blade shapes is down to the width of the blade, with Sheep Foot design being wider.

Due to manufacturing complexity, 2 blade pocket knives such as this are rarely found. The blades need to be fitted so that there is no blade play and at the same time remain easy to open. The finished pocket knife needs to have a smooth profile where the 2 springs meet the blades, without any rough edges in closed and open positions.

The Eye Witness, Sheffield 2 blade lambfoot pocket knife contains a 2.75 inch lambfoot blade paired with a 1.9 inch spear point blade. Both blades are 2 mm thick, flat grind, stainless steel.

Eye Witness 2 Blade Lambfoot Pocket Knife Hardwood Handle

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2 Blade Folding Work Knives – 1

2 Blade Folding Work Knives – 1

Eye Witness Sheffield 2 Blade Lambfoot Pocket Knife

Lambfoot folding pocket knives have been carried by Yorkshire sheep farmers for hundreds of years. The traditional Sheffield folding work knife has a rounded tip with a straight cutting edge. The difference between Lamb Foot and Sheep Foot blade shapes is down to the width of the blade, with Sheep Foot design being wider.

As a rule, 2 blade folding pocket knives normally contain 2 different blades shapes. The exception to this rule is the American ‘Muskrat’ pocket knife design, which has 2 identical clip-point blades.

The Eye Witness, Sheffield 2 blade lambfoot pocket knife contains a 2.75 inch lambfoot blade paired with a 1.9 inch spear point blade. Both blades are 2 mm thick, flat grind, stainless steel.

2 blade folding pocket knives are something of a rarity due to manufacturing complexity. The blades need to be fitted so that there is no blade play and at the same time remain easy to open. The finished pocket knife needs to have a smooth profile where the 2 springs meet the blades, without any rough edges in closed and open positions.

Eye Witness Sheffield 2 Blade Lambfoot Knife

Sheffield 2 Blade Lambfoot Pocket Knife Taylors Eye Witness Knives Sheffield

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