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Lock Blade Folding Knife Gallery

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This gallery shows timeless designs that are quite popular and have been for a long time. Lock blade folding knives can be made in a variety of models, sizes and handle dressings. In general, any lock blade design can be converted to a liner lock or slip joint, and can be made with screws or permanent pins.
Contact Rocket Knives to inquire about
custom folding knives made to order.
Details about each version is along with the picture of each knife.

Rocket Knives lockback folding knife in a Persian design

Above shows a really nice version of a lock blade. This Persian design lock blade folding knife has a 3 1/2" blade made from 1/8" thick carbon damascus steel. The frame is fileworked & heat-colored 6Al4v titanium. Bolsters are "checkerboard" mosaic carbon damascus steel. Handle is elephant ivory. This particular lock blade is put together with screws, instead of using permanent pins.
Price for a similar piece is USD$850.

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Below is a two-blade version of the Persian design above. We call this one our folding hunter. This lock blade has the same 3 1/2" blades as version above, it just has two of them. The frame is 410 fileworked stainless steel. The handle is white micarta, soldered bolsters of 416 stainless steel.
This version put together with permanent pins.

Contact Rocket Knives for a price with different handle choices.
Price for a similar folding dirk is USD$750.

Rocket Knives folding hunter weith two locking blades
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Below shows a medium-sized lock blade folder. It has a 3" blade made from 3/32" thick 440c stainless steel. Heavily fileworked 410 stainless steel frame. The handle desert ironwood, bolstered by 70-30 yellow brass. 
Price for a similar lock blade folding knife is USD$350.
The brass escutcheon is extra.

Rocket Knives lockblade knife in brass and ironwood
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