2018 Handles

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Re: 2018 Handles

Post by Drewski » Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:46 am

Bensbites wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:57 pm
My first attempts at Westerns.

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Are these table knives for sale?

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Re: 2018 Handles

Post by Bensbites » Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:31 am

Drewski wrote:
Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:46 am
Bensbites wrote:
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:57 pm
My first attempts at Westerns.
Are these table knives for sale?
These are sold, as is the next set of four that are up next. Email me, Bensbites @ gmail. Let’s see about getting you into the queue.

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Re: 2018 Handles

Post by Jeff B » Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:01 pm

Ben you've really been doing some great work lately! :ugeek:
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Re: 2018 Handles

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Jeff B wrote:
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Ben you've really been doing some great work lately! :ugeek:
Thank you. I try...

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Re: 2018 Handles

Post by Ut_ron » Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:11 pm

Quite the stunner 👍👍

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Re: 2018 Handles

Post by Jeff B » Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:43 pm

You just keep upping your game Ben. I better get a handle or two from you soon before I can't afford your work!
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Re: 2018 Handles

Post by Bensbites » Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:07 am



Moritaka Honesuki, African Blackwood ferrule/endcap, Maple spacers, and a walnut body. This is my favorite combination for a KU blade.

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Re: 2018 Handles

Post by Bensbites » Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:41 am




Kanehiro nakiri with new shoes, or a whole new outfit. The handle is made from desert ironwood burl/ebony/mahogany, what a way to dress up a quality blade.

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Awesome work !!
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Re: 2018 Handles

Post by nakneker » Sun Aug 05, 2018 12:30 am

Bensbites wrote:
Fri Jul 27, 2018 11:07 am
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Bensbites wrote:
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Kanehiro nakiri with new shoes, or a whole new outfit. The handle is made from desert ironwood burl/ebony/mahogany, what a way to dress up a quality blade.
I know those knives. I use both of them weekly! These are some great handles, Ben was great to work with too. Highly recommended!!
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Re: 2018 Handles

Post by Bensbites » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:35 am

This was interesting and quite successful. I had one of my prototype one piece handles made from two tone rosewood that I really liked. Empty handle with a custom bunka from @willisonknives. Lastly I played with beeswax installs, not my typical, but super easy. I also played with thinning and polishing the blade. What do you think?

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Re: 2018 Handles

Post by Bensbites » Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:53 pm



Steak knives and a prototype handle have landed in a forum members hands.

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Re: 2018 Handles

Post by Bensbites » Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:37 am



Moritaka AS Kiritsuke 270mm. Dyed poplar burl body with curly maple spacers and purpleheart ferrule and endcap. Wow stunning!

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Re: 2018 Handles

Post by Bensbites » Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:12 pm

Stabilized spalted maple burl ferrule with a figured Mango body. Note: this handle was purchased to be installed by the purchaser on a blade he already owned. He did a great job.


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Re: 2018 Handles

Post by Bensbites » Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:35 pm

Masakage Koishi Sujihiki 270mm Leopardwood/buckeye/nast, complete with a copper cast to fill a natural crack in the wood. Not bad...


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Re: 2018 Handles

Post by Bensbites » Sat Aug 18, 2018 6:16 am

Konosuke GS with olivewood burl with Black palm.


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Re: 2018 Handles

Post by Bensbites » Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:35 pm

The all mighty KS now has old growth redwood and buckeye burl to match its majestic reputation.

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