Handle add-on options including bolsters and bed spacers, double bolsters and many other ways to ‘fancy up’ a knife handle

 

Handle Add-On Options
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Add-on’s are materials added to a basic handle that adds to it’s uniqueness, as well as it’s final price.
Wildfire Cutlery offers clients the basic ‘default’ carbon steel kitchen knife, with brass bolsters and in stock hardwood handles.
see photo of steak knives just below.
Add-on’s add to the cost of this basic ‘default’ price, with different materials and techniques. See most of these choices below.

Bolsters are generally metal and are between the blade and the wood, to protect the wood’s end grain from absorbing water.
I use metal bolsters of brass, copper, stainless all 3/8″ x 1/2″. Brass is my default bolster.
Copper and stainless are considered an add-on, and cost is extra.


Handle -add-on price list ⇒ https://wildfirecutlery.com/handle-add-price-list/

Email me with questions you have – see this page ⇒  https://wildfirecutlery.com/contact-wildfire-cutlery/


My new ‘default’ handle style which started in 2017 is shown in photo below.
Brass is 1/2″ wide vs. old 3/4″ wide.

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4th down, 10" x 2.5", extra fancy, Koa wood.
Hankotsu, double brass, Black Walnut.
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Bolster Prices – see first slide above

Single brass bolsters – cost included in prices on price list.
Double brass bolsters cost $ 25.00 extra.

Single copper or stainless bolsters – add $25.00.
Double copper or stainless bolsters add $50.00.


Bolster spacers are between the brass (or copper/stainless) bolsters and the wood.
I stock 2 thicknesses of bolster spacer material – 1/8″ and .031 thick.

Cost of bolster spacers, of either 1/8″ thick or .031 or combinations See slide show above for examples
of different clients designs.

In 1/8″ thick I have red, black and white.
1 insert for $ 20
2 inserts for $ 30
3 inserts for $ 40
4  inserts for $ 60


Bed spacers are strictly .031 thick only.  See second slide above.
I have red, black, white and green.

1 spacer – $25.00 per knife
2 spacers – $ 32.00
3 spacers $45.00

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