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14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion

Sun Aug 11, 2013 9:16 pm

Decided to take this 14" classic Sabatier butcher knife and convert it to a Wa handle.
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Handle is made from materials in my scrap box. Katalox handle, M3 spacer and Maple ferrule. Polished up the blade a little too.
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For reference that's a 270mm Moritaka Ishime Gyuto
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Re: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion

Sun Aug 11, 2013 10:37 pm

Could that knife have come with an uglier handle! Nice conversion.

Re: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion

Mon Aug 12, 2013 12:22 am

All I can hear is, "There can only be one..."
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Re: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion

Tue Aug 13, 2013 2:35 am

Thanks Jeff
Mel - Does make me want to swing it around!

Sorry here's another photo of the original handle
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Re: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion

Tue Aug 13, 2013 2:50 am

Now that I can see the original handle I sure understand why!

Nice work Matt!

Re: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion

Wed Aug 14, 2013 6:56 am

What's up Pete, thanks!

Re: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion

Sun Jan 26, 2014 3:01 pm

That is great work!

Re: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion

Mon Jan 27, 2014 2:01 am

very cool!

Re: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion

Mon Jan 27, 2014 2:22 am

HAHA that things a Beast! Nice job, makes me want one even though i would have no use for it.

Re: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion

Fri Jan 31, 2014 1:00 am

Wow, what a difference. Looks great now.
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