Columbia River (CRKT) Akari
With an attractive cord-wrapped handle, this Lucas Burnley-designed fixed blade everyday carry knife pleases the eye and hand. Meanwhile, an acid-etched blade whips through tasks with precision and ease. Throughout it all, you'll be enjoying every utility minute of it.
Akari designer Lucas Burnley of Albuquerque, New Mexico, strives to create knives with an unparalleled level of design and function, using ever-evolving techniques and materials. He takes this approach with each of his knives, applying a combination of brutal simplicity and practicality, and a high regard for both function and visual appeal. The Akari hits on all these points, and leaves nothing to be desired. This knife is an impressive blend of visually intriguing lines and the Neo Japanese inspiration often found in Burnley's work.
The acid-etched blade, with its upswept style makes the Akari very friendly and easy to use. While the black and neon green patterned handle provides a unique aesthetic, with unmatched grip and cutting efficiency. Both will have you taking your time and enjoying your cutting tasks.
This knife looks and feels so good as it's getting the job done, you may almost forget you're on the job.
|Blade Length||2.83 inches|
|Blade Material||Stainless Steel (8Cr13MoV)|
|Handle Material||Paracord Wrapped|
|Total Length||6.38 inches|
|Knife Type||Fixed Blade|
|Knife Weight||2.9 ounces|
|Handle Color||Black, green/olive|
Columbia River Knife & Tool (CRKT), is a Tualatin, Oregon-based manufacturer of knives, tools, and accessories founded in 1994.
CRKT means Quality. All CRKT knives and tools are built incorporating the most advanced equipment and production systems available, and quality is controlled from beginning to end. Knives are built the way they should be builtÂwithout compromising quality in any part of their creation. CRKT accessories are crafted to the same standards as the knives, so that each sheath, for example, lives up to the customersÂ high expectations.
Sport & Work Knives
CRKT continues to "think outside the box" by seeking out new and unique designs and mechanisms, just when everyone in the industry thinks they have seen it all. For example, the company is introducing the tiny McGinnis Shrimp, the
Gekkota Pocket and Golf, the ExiTool, Ta-Bar Tool, Norfork Diver and Whitewater, and Klecker NIRKÂ all exciting and unusual. At the same time, it continues to broaden itÂs traditional knife models, including for the first time, Classic pocket knives, as well as the Centofante Tribute, Carson M4-02 series, and the Delegate and Vertex lines.
More natural and premium materials.
CRKT is continuing to specify the natural and premium materials that are common in the best custom knives, including more knives
with layered Micarta, G10, stag, jig bone, white bone, ram horn, and hardwoods such as thuya root, cocobolo, ebony, walnut, and burl.
CRKT Limited Lifetime Warranty: This warranty covers any defects in materials or workmanship. If one of our knives ever breaks or fails because of material or manufacturing defect, weÂll replace the knife. This warranty runs as long as you own your knife. Coverage ends if you sell or otherwise transfer the knife to someone else, or if your CRKT knife is modified in any way.
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