Posts Tagged ‘spring steel’

Well Balanced Leaf Throwing Knife

Saturday, January 10th, 2009
Leaf Thrower

These blades are heat-treated and balanced for a gracefull spin..

Hey folks here’s a fun one for you. This throwing knife is made from one piece of 5160 spring steel. It is not recycled leaf-springs but new stock. I’ve made probably almost 200 of these over the years and they are consistently one of my best sellers.

Heat-Treated for Sticking and Balanced for Throwing

The blade is heat-treated differentially as always but naturally it is a tad softer overall to take the throwing use it is designed for. Overall length is just under 11 inches and it weighs 4 ounces. It does have a narrow enough bevel that it does have the ability to serve as a utility knife if necessary.

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