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Ringed Razel - Designed by Jon Graham

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(2012) Ringed Razel - Designed by Jon Graham
(2012) Ringed Razel - Designed by Jon Graham
(2012) Ringed Razel - Designed by Jon Graham
2012 description
When Jon Graham of Graham Knives in Cleveland, Tennessee, developed the custom Graham Razel in 2001, most knife blades came to a single point. Not the Razel. It's a cross between a chisel and a razor with a knife handle. The result gives two useful Razor-Sharp edges, one for pushing or tapping, and the other for precise cutting. You also get two strong blade points. Jon Graham has been very successful with their custom versions in a variety of sizes and styles.

The CRKT production Razel models follow the Graham concept faithfully, with very thick full-tang blades of premium 9Cr18MoV (similar to 440C) stainless steel in a brushed finish, hand-contoured resin impregnated fiber handles, and custom-fitted Kydex® sheaths.

How are mechanics, carpenters, farmers, and home craftsmen using their Razel models? The Jon reports: Scraping gaskets, removing paint and stickers. Chiseling to make reliefs, mortises and tenons. Prying tight-fitting parts. Cutting things like paracord, wire insulation, radiator hose, plastic ties and tubing. Taper reaming a hole with the twist of the wrist. Reaching into tight spaces and push cutting with the chisel edge. Opening feed bags and cutting through bales of hay. You name it, the Razel does it.

The Ringed Razel has cutting edges of 1.125" and 3.0". The handle terminates in a ring for the little finger. You can use this tool in the wettest, slickest conditions without fear of losing your grip.

It's an extremely high-quality work tool, built to custom standards, unique in the knife and tool world. And just about every serious craftsman we show them to, wants one immediately.

In-pocket sheaths. Jon designed the Kydex sheath which comes with the Ringed Razel for right-hand in-pocket carry.

2012 ratings and reviews
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No. of ratings: 2
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Number of Reviews: 3
  • 2013-08-18
    Saint Clair Shores, MI
Beautifully crafted knife with high quality materials. Useful for just about any job you can think of. The only downfall is the incredibly cheap kydex left handed sheath. It's not reversible and makes the knife difficult to carry for a right hander. For the price, you should offer a choice of sheaths for such a great knife

  • 2013-07-20
    Cleveland, TN
Just received one for my birthday from my brother. Bought it from Jon. Smoothed out the ring, rehoned the blade, refitted the sheath, and covered the sheath clip with heat shrink.I'm an audio engineer, and it has proven itself indespensable. Whether on performance stages, or doing system installs, it's been my go to tool. My engineer peers were jealous until they ordered ones themselves.

  • 2013-06-26
    Buffalo, NY
I just received this knife, and I am stunned by the great materials, great machine work, and the great fit to my hand with and without a glove. I just love it. Its better than the photographs/videos. I work in the northeastern portion of the country in the mobile telecom industry, and this knife will be in my pocket for years.

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Ringed Razel - Designed by Jon Graham

Item Number: 2012
Price: $130.00

Product Specifications
Open Overall Length7.5 inches
Weight5.5 ounces

Length3 inches
Thickness0.18 inches

MaterialPolished Resin Impregnated Fiber

Carry SystemMulti-Position Kydex Sheath
Weight1.4 ounces

PatentU.S. Patent 7,007,352

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Jon Graham of Cleveland, Tennessee, was born to a father who had an appreciation for knives, and at a young age he was taught the importance of a good knife.
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