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Carbon Fiber Handles - Take 1

Fri May 17, 2013 10:14 pm

240mm tschime damascus with Spalted Maple, African Blackwood ferrule, and Burl Carbon Fiber scales
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Takeda Large Nakiri. Indonesian Blackwood handle, Spalted Maple ferrule, and full length Burl Carbon Fiber
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Konosuke Sakai "Silver" 330mm Sakimaru Takohiki. Special ordered this knife from Mark before he started selling these on the website. The handle looked awesome but I never got comfortable withe the shape of it. So yes I did...I took it off and did a new one. Then watched a couple of Youtube videos and made my own custom fit Kydex sheath.

Old handle
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New Handle - African Blackwood handle, Copper metal and M3 Bronze spacers, M3 Black Titanium ferrule, Lightning Strike Carbon Fiber scales
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Re: Carbon Fiber Handles - Take 1

Fri May 17, 2013 10:18 pm

Oops, meant to post this, not a copy of the other pic
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Re: Carbon Fiber Handles - Take 1

Fri May 17, 2013 10:30 pm

Beautiful work Matt!

Re: Carbon Fiber Handles - Take 1

Sun May 26, 2013 9:58 pm

Thanks Pete, you in San Ramon,CA?

Re: Carbon Fiber Handles - Take 1

Sun May 26, 2013 10:11 pm

If anyone is familiar with the Echizen "coreless" damascus knives, here's what I did to it...

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and then put on a black titanium and lightning strike carbon fiber handle. The damascus pattern and the shape of the handle reminds me of the Star Trek Enterprise.
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Re: Carbon Fiber Handles - Take 1

Sun May 26, 2013 10:16 pm

Here's what it use to look like.
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Re: Carbon Fiber Handles - Take 1

Sun May 26, 2013 10:20 pm

4k-nives wrote:Thanks Pete, you in San Ramon,CA?


Yep sure am.

Re: Carbon Fiber Handles - Take 1

Sun May 26, 2013 10:30 pm

I'm in San jose. Let me know when ever your in the hood.

Re: Carbon Fiber Handles - Take 1

Sun May 26, 2013 10:36 pm

Will do!

Re: Carbon Fiber Handles - Take 1

Mon May 27, 2013 9:38 am

Great work. Really dig that carbon fiber.
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