Insert the spring on your knife and make sure that it fits and test to see if the spring mechanism works. The blade has been heat treated in house and triple tempered including. Spiral bound so it lays flat when open. Spyderco and Buck both use the Rod Tension spring extensively. The Bobcat folding knife making kit makes a fantastic personal pocket knife with a hollow ground blade that is made of AUS-8 steel (with vanadium added). The Executive Lockback is a must own Case product. 236 superb full color photos detail all stages of the knife's construction, from creating a template to making the blade and locking mechanism. I would recommend this book for any knife maker who wants to make lockback knives. Drill the holes on your knife where the pins are. This folding lockback knife kit is called the "Bobcat". Look no further. Reviewed in the United States on August 2, 2017. Lockback At their core, lockbacks (also referred to as back locks , spine locks or mid locks ) are simply a derivative of the non-locking slipjoint (see below). The classic Lockback knife configuration dates back the 1600's and still produced on a very large scale to this day. Helpful. If you're just getting started with making knives, or you want to make a blade just for fun, these steps will explain how. We have one of the largest selections of lockback pocket knives. Lockbacks open and close with ease, and often provide a strong, sure lockup. CA38922 Case Cutlery Cheetah Lockback Pocket Knife Black/White Carbon Fiber Black/White Carbon Fiber Weave Series. The blade steel is Crucible CPM S30V, a very high quality stainless steel. I think I'm missing something in the lock mechanism geometry. An introduction to the design and making of lockback folding knives, translated from the successful German edition. A lockback knife is a type of folding knife that has a special feature: a locking mechanism that holds the blade firmly in place on the handle when the blade is fully extended. Comment Report abuse. Be aware that the blade comes sharpened. The locking mechanism locks the blade when opening blade all the way. Need a lockback pocket knife? E. 4.0 out of 5 stars Pretty good guide for the novice. Lockback knives are very often sturdily built, and lockbacks are some of the strongest locking mechanisms found in folding blades (if not the strongest). Lock-Back Folding Knife Kit Instructions 58600 Please read these instructions completely before beginning. This basically means that any knife that incorporates a locking mechanism with the back-spring is considered a lock-back. 10111 1/2L SS pattern. Good luck! The Case Lockback is just not a good knife. 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