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Forum topic by gurnie posted 07-14-2013 07:44 PM 2576 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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gurnie

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07-14-2013 07:44 PM

Topic tags/keywords: straight razor knife scales

Hello,
I am looking for a good place to buy straight razor kits and knife kits. I want to make my own scales for both straight razors and for my knives. Can anyone recommend a good supplier?

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#1 posted 07-14-2013 08:07 PM

Checked out straight razor on Amazon, but I’m pretty sure it’s not for shaving….LOL!

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#2 posted 07-15-2013 03:03 PM

Give this site a look ( it is for Jantz Supply and I Give them 5 stars) http://www.knifemaking.com/

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#3 posted 07-15-2013 11:15 PM

+1 for Jantz

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#4 posted 07-15-2013 11:43 PM

I have been giving some thought to trying assemble a knife. Here are a couple of web sites I found that look interesting, but I have not purchased anything from either of them.

http://thompsonsknives.com/

http://www.northcoastknives.com/

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#5 posted 08-13-2014 08:06 PM

Looking for the same.. No luck on Jantz

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#6 posted 08-13-2014 09:11 PM

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#7 posted 08-13-2014 10:47 PM

Bookmarked for reference.

Thanks Larry!

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#8 posted 08-14-2014 12:07 AM

I have purchased and used some of the knife blanks from Northcoastknives.com and was very happy with the quality and selection. The blanks come very sharp and pre-drilled for scale pins. I thought they were reasonably priced.

-- Richard in Oroville

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