Producing Lockback Folders [Item # 1029]

Gene Osborn

3 hours 33 minutes
Advanced Level

Custom Knifemaker Gene Osborn shares his secrets of producing those lockback folders that have become so well known today. His concepts and designs have helped him produce thousands of knives with no two ever alike.

This unique video teaches the processes to produce lockback folding knives that share a common geometry and strength, and reveal how each knife becomes a "one of a kind" creation.

Watch as jigs insure accuracy and improve productivity. See how a common locking system can create so many wonderful new designs, and witness how to build each masterpiece with a character and flair all its own, just as our maker made each of us.

 Note: This video is NOT for beginners. Jigs and specialty tools are used. This video teaches a process rather than an application.