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 Post subject: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion
PostPosted: Sun Aug 11, 2013 9:16 pm 

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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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 Post subject: Re: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion
PostPosted: Sun Aug 11, 2013 10:37 pm 
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Could that knife have come with an uglier handle! Nice conversion.



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 Post subject: Re: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion
PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 12:22 am 
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 Post subject: Re: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion
PostPosted: Tue Aug 13, 2013 2:35 am 

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

Sorry here's another photo of the original handle
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 Post subject: Re: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion
PostPosted: Tue Aug 13, 2013 2:50 am 
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Now that I can see the original handle I sure understand why!

Nice work Matt!



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 Post subject: Re: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion
PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2013 6:56 am 

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What's up Pete, thanks!



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 Post subject: Re: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion
PostPosted: Sun Jan 26, 2014 3:01 pm 
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That is great work!


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 Post subject: Re: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion
PostPosted: Mon Jan 27, 2014 2:01 am 

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very cool!


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 Post subject: Re: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion
PostPosted: Mon Jan 27, 2014 2:22 am 

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


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 Post subject: Re: 14" K. Sabatier carbon butcher knife conversion
PostPosted: Fri Jan 31, 2014 1:00 am 

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Wow, what a difference. Looks great now.


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