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The Nishi™ fixed blade is an everyday carry built at the intersection of design and usability: the aesthetic treatment is pure beauty and the cord-wrapped handle is supreme durability. Why choose form or function when you can have both?
- Useful Utility: Cord wrapped handle for superior grip
- Slim profile: Thin handle for low profile carry
- Carry Options: versatile sheath for multiple carry options
|Blade Length||4.42" (112.17 mm)|
|Blade Finish||Titanium Nitride|
|Blade Thickness||0.15" (3.78 mm)|
|Overall Length||8.81" (223.85 mm)|
|Weight||3.80 oz. (107.73 g)|
|Handle||Cord-Wrapped Stainless Steel|
|Style||Fixed Blade Knife w/Sheath|
|Sheath Weight||1.20 oz. (34.02g)|
Lucas Burnley is no stranger to east-meets-west design. The Orleans, Massachusetts designer stands the Nishi™ proudly alongside his Obake™ line to form a family of powerful Japanese-inspired fixed blades. The Nishi™ holds its own with a stainless steel, titanium nitride-coated, acid-etched blade. The forged look emulates a highly specialized process in carbon blade forging called hamon. It’s perfectly balanced with a wrapped cord handle that’s fortified with epoxy to boost durability and grip in all conditions. The glass-reinforced nylon sheath is built for multiple carry options.
The Nishi™ is so low profile, you’ll hardly notice it; so beautiful it can’t help but stand out.
When you ask Lucas what drew him to the knife world as a teenager, he’ll tell you it was stories of survival, off-path adventures with his father, and a healthy dose of action movies.
Over the years, he has experimented with a broad range of styles to artfully combine classical examples with modern materials and techniques, such as with his Obake™ knife. Lucas believes knives are a personal expression of independence. We couldn’t agree more.