Handle Materials for Knife Making


KnifeKits.com offers professional knife makers, and knife handle replacement enthusiasts, one of the deepest selections of high quality knife making handle material in the world. We currently offer more than 128 categories of exotic knife handle woods, composites, natural bone handle materials, carbon fiber sheets and knife handle scales, as well as many others. With more than 2000 individual knife handle material options, something from the handle material selections below should get you started right on your next knife or kit build.

Just for starters, we hand pick all of our knife making handle materials at KnifeKits.com. The vast bulk of our knife making handle materials are made in the USA. All one-of-a-kind knife handle materials that we sell are all individually photographed and presented on this website.

We also carry other high-quality synthetic knife handle materials such as carbon fiber, Micarta©, Damagrip™ and woven fiberglass knife making products like G10 and others in an assortment of the most popular and unique colors and patterns, such as the highly popular "Textured" G10. In addition, we carry high-grade natural handle materials such as premium woods and bones. Our selection of fine stabilized and dyed burl wood knife handle materials includes premium cocobolo, desert ironwood, Indian rosewood, koa, figured black walnut, black ash and many others. We also offer the new composite-resin based Hybridwood™ knife handle material, an excellent choice for pushing the envelope on knife handle making.

Finally, we are also proud to offer top of the line exotic knife handle licensed creations from designers like Voodoo Resins, KCD, Supernaturals and more. Some of the latest and coolest knife handle making products are really moving the knife making industry into the future. If you are new to knife making, consider your equipment carefully before choosing a new handle material for your next knife making project. Some knife handle materials are more difficult to sand and shape without mechanical help. On the other hand, every knife handle material that we sell can be hand-sanded and finished to perfection. It's just a matter of how much handwork to bite off for beginners. We recommend that you always choose the material that you like the best. Our experience is that most beginners do a better job on their first knife than they thought that they could. Therefore, we want to encourage new makers to take the dive head-first into the wonderful hobby of knife making. What better knife handle material selection advice than, "Buy the knife handle material that you like best!" Don't worry, we'll help you figure out how to make it look good.

On any of our handle materials, just add some handle epoxy, fasteners, screws, or whatever you need, to turn any of our knife handle materials into a perfect knife handle replacement kit. Do you have a knife that could use a new, custom handle? You're in the right department!

To get started choosing your next knife handle material, select the individual material option by name or image below:

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