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W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Company
Authored by Shirley Boser
|Paccawood or Pakkawood
|A term used to describe a laminated hardwood.
|An insert for a display case that displays the product.
|Paper Micarta (See Micarta)
|The laminated process for paper Micarta makes the material very tough. This handle material is often mistaken for ivory and can be produced in different colors or used for scrimshaw.
|The model number a manufacturer applies to the knife pattern. Case stamps the pattern number into secondary blades or the main blade either on the mark or pile side.
|An edible mollusk having a shell lined with greenish mother-of-pearl found mainly in New Zealand. The shell is used for knife handle material and also for jewelry.
|A jigging pattern used on bone. Peachseed jigging has the texture of a peach pit.
|A small secondary blade used for light work. It was originally engineered to cut and sharpen turkey quills that were used for ink pens.
|A term used to describe the process of deep-etching a design into steel. The design may be color filled in one or more colors.
|A term used by collectors to describe jigged bone.
|This term is used for the back (opposite the front or mark) side of a knife, the side facing away from the user.
|A product line of Case knives hafted with extra hand-finishing to give a smooth, comfortable feel to the handles.
|Used by retailers to display Case products in their stores; usually a wooden or cardboard display.
|The manufacturing process of polishing the edge of a honed blade to remove the burrs or wire edge.
|The spring used in a lockback knife.
|A term used for the butt or butt cap on a fixed blade knife.
|A Hawkbill blade, usually large, used for pruning purposes and designed for a "pull cut".
|A blade designed for drilling or punching holes in leather, belts, and harnesses. It was also used on wood for screws.