Tools for Bowmakers
I also make traditional woodworking tools for bow and instrument makers. The knives are mostly made from older cast steel straight razors. The handles are laminated to the blade blanks and can be shaped to suit your preference. The handles are shaped with an oval cross section and they will not readily roll off the workbench.
I have also made a version of the traditional Japanese “bamboo leaf” knife. Mine are forged, shaped, hardened and tempered from top quality file blanks. Finished knives are available with your choice of handle wrapping. The one pictured has a lizard skin leather wrapping and is approximately 6″ long.
I also supply various other tools, such as custom sized, flat-bottom, spade bits for drilling pearl dot recesses, Parisian eye cutting bits, specialty chisels and gouges, button and stick nipple cutters, etc.
Please e-mail me if you are interested in any of these tools or if you need something not described above.