Spyderco Tim Zowada – C56


Model Name: Tim Zowada
Model Reference: C56
Designer: Tim Zowada
MSRP: $165.95 (Micarta), $219.95 (CF)
Description: Tim Zowada is an American Knifemaker from Michigan. While not as well-as many of the other makers Spyderco has collaborated with, Zowada makes his own Damascus and believes in sole authorship knives, leaving no part of the construction of his knives to outside sources. He provides a lot of damascus and meteorite to other custom makers as well. In 2010 a sprint run of Carbon Fiber versions was made.

Blade Length: 3 3/16″
Closed Length: 4 1/2″ (Micarta), 4 7/16″ (CF)
Overall Length: 7 11/12″ (Micarta), 7 5/8″ (CF)
Weight: 3.1oz (Micarta), 4oz (CF)

Blade Material: AUS-8, VG-10
Blade Finish: Satin Finish
Blade Grind: Hollow Grind
Handle Material: Black Micarta
Locking Mechanism: Liner Lock

Years Produced: 2000-2002, 2010
Manufacture Location: Seki-City Japan

C56BMP – Plain Edge
C56BMPS – Partially Serrated
C56CFP – Plain Edge, Carbon Fiber Handle

2 Responses to “Spyderco Tim Zowada – C56”

  1. dave Says:

    sprint run?!
    besides new CF handle, the specs look slightly different from those listed above (copy-pasted the C56CF specs and denoted changes below with **)



    MSRP $219.95
    Zowada Carbon Fiber PlainEdge

    **length overall 7 5/8 in. (194 mm)
    blade length 3 3/16 in. (81 mm)
    blade steel VG-10
    **length closed 4 7/16 in. (113 mm)
    cutting edge 2 7/8 in. (73 mm)
    **weight 4.0 oz. (113 g)
    hole diameter 11/32 in. (9 mm)
    blade thickness 1/8 in. (3 mm)
    **handle material Carbon Fiber

    love this site, great work!!

  2. spyderco source Says:

    Thanks for the heads up!! I’m adding it along with all the stats for it into the sorter.

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