Since the steel is the spirit of the knife, CPM S30V seemed the logical choice for the bladeof the Military Model folding knife, given its reputation for long-term edge retention and rust resistance. The Millie has a modified clip-point blade laser cut with a 14 mm Spyderco Round Hole for quick deployment and for use with gloves. Texturing above the hole holds the thumb in contact with the blades spine during cutting for confident control over the sharpened edge. The handle scales are G-10 with the locks liner nested directly into the scale, pumping up lock strength without the addition of bulky liners. Spacers between the scales create a gap running the handles full length exposing the inside workings for inspection and cleaning. The handle flares slightly at the front end creating a finger choil and at the butt end, which keeps the knife from slipping forward or backward in the hand while sawing or making tough or aggressive cuts. A contoured black metal clip is set for right-hand tip-down carry.