For sale, from other knife makers
Our neighbour, Sid Jones, is a knifemaker too.
Here are a few of his knives for sale through us, or from his website, www.knifecraft.co.za.
FITZPATRICK STYLE BOWIE KNIFE BY SID JONES
PRICE: R9 500
315 mm long blade of 5160 spring steel with satin finish. Mopane wood handle with coarse checkering. Nickel silver rivets and pommel cap. Knife style from the early Bowie by Rees Fitzpatrick who was an apprentice of Daniel Searles and is allegedly the blade for the first Bowie Knife
SAILORS ROPE KNIFE BY SID JONES
PRICE: R3 500
Blade of 12c27 stainless knife steel. Slip joint action. Integral nickel silver front and rear bolsters. Giraffe bone scales and Abalone pivot aperture inlay.
MICHAEL PRICE INSPIRED DAGGER BY SID JONES
PRICE: R10 150
173 mm long blade of Bohler 440C stainless knife steel. Handle of mopani heartwood with a contrasting frame of mopani sapwood. Nickel silver liners. Brass and Nickel Silver bolster with filework. Engraving by Kevin Harvey. Nickel Silver bronze escutcheon plates on both sides of the handle slabs. Abalone shell inlay in pommel nut. Display stand of red ivory wood, African blackwood and tamboti wood.
MICHAEL PRICE INSPIRED SPEAR POINT BY SID JONES
PRICE: R10 150
173 mm long blade of Bohler 440C stainless knife steel. Handle of Arizona Desert Iron Wood. Aluminium bronze frame engraved by Kevin Harvey with nickel silver liners. Brass and Nickel Silver Bolster, engraved by Kevin Harvey. Nickel silver escutcheon plates on both sides of the handle. Abalone shell inlay in pommel nut. Display stand of wild olive wood, tamboti wood and African blackwood.
PERSIAN STYLE KNIFE BY SID JONES
PRICE: R9 150
215 mm long blade of Kevin Harvey "Modified W'S" pattern damascus steel with two fullers. Wild Olive (Olea europea sbsp africana) handle with inlays of African Blackwood (Black Ivory). Brass pommel with filed grooves. Aluminium bronze guard with floral engraving by Kevin Harvey. Scabbard of African Wattle Burl wood (Peltophorum africanum).
GREENWOOD DAGGER BY SID JONES
PRICE: R12 250
225 mm long blade of Bohler N540 stainless knife steel. Double edged dagger. 56 Rc hardness. Handle of Lignum Vitae and warthog ivory inserts with fine carving by Kevin Harvey. Guard and pommel of gun-blued mild steel with nickel silver Maltese Crosses. Spacers of nickel silver and brass. 303 stainless steel studs and pins. Scabbard with wooden core covered with green ostrich shin leather. Removable buffalo hide belt loop with lacing. Nickel silver tip engraved by Kevin Harvey. Dagger inspired by the sword used in the movie "Robin Hood" featuring Russell Crowe.
BOX ELDER BURL SUB-HILT FIGHTER BY SID JONES
PRICE: R3 750
120 mm long blade of Bohler N540 stainless knife steel with a hardness of 56 HRC. Stabilised Box Elder Burl wood handle with brass sub-hilt guard. File work on spine. Brown cowhide sheath with embossed border and eagle stamp.
PRICE: R2 950
105 mm long blade of 12C27 stainless knife steel with a hardness of 58 HRC. Tambotie wood handle with bolsters of 303 stainless steel. Brown cowhide sheath.