Frikky – Friction Folder with Bottle Opener – Work In Progress (Part 1)

Ok, figured I’d make a little Work In Progress page on my newest endeavor.

I’ve been meaning to make a friction folder for a while now, so here I go.

I figure there’s no sense in having that tab stick out of the knife, doing nothing, so, mine will open beer.
This is important.

Check back from time to time, to see the progress.

Here’s the drawing I am beginning with.
Open, these are only 4-1/8" from end to end. My smallest knife yet!
And, my first friction folder.

Frikky - Friction Folder Knife with Bottle Opener

And here is what I have so far.
Blades and Material

Custom Knife Building Blades and Materials

Just some water-jet titanium for a few knives

Waterjet Titanium for custom knife making

Some Blades, and Pivot/Stop Pin Supports for Laminate Only handles.
These will be inlaid into the inside of the Carbon fiber handles.
I don’t know how abusive opening bottles is on a stop pin, so I want them set in metal, not just into laminate.

.050″ Titanium.

Blades, and Pivot/Stop Pin Supports for Laminate Only handles - .050" Titanium

And an overview of all the stuff I have on hand.
Blades, Titanium Slabs, Supports, a piece of OD Green G10, and various types of Carbon Fiber.

Blades, Titanium Slabs, G10, and various types of Carbon Fiber.