ibuki Jindai tamo octagon wooden knife wa handle blank 140mm
The materials used are very rare Japanese tamo wood "Jindai" (something that was buried underground or submerged in water for many years) that fell, buried in soil and then dug out several hundred years later.
Only plane or knife are used to produce wa handle to pursue beautiful wood grain pattern and smooth surface. Except it, using file or grinder cause damage to the wood surface and it’s absorbing water easily. To obtain strong and glossy beautiful surface of natural wood, please apply oil regularly since the wa handle are not coated with urethane.
Please set it DIY custom knife making for your knife. it's a easy to grip Japanese traditional octagon handle. Jindai wood is hard strong durable, water-resistant, antibacterial material, good smell of tree and good hand touch wood. The hardest wood in Japan is Hardly warped, providing strength and resistance to aging, so it is used as expensive furniture and fountain pen.
*Condition: brand-new , price is include a blank wood. *not include a knife
Material: Jindai tama wood *natural wood: :colors and wood grain varies *natural wood, oil finish
Size: Total length 140mm, width top 22mm to bottom 32mm , thickness top18 to bottom 23mm
whole size : W 13.0mm x 4.0mm x Depth 70mm
*approx. size, weight .
*Note: It is a natural wood, so it have a tiny scratch and crack.
These products are need to be attach a blade to a wa handle by yourself.
Please carefully select a blade and a wa handle by checking size showing each product page before your purchase.
*There is a bit of a discrepancy from specifications as all products made by hand.
*We might not able to answer that you can attach it easily, precisely or perfectly due to DIY product and subjective decision of an individual.
How to attach a tang to a ready-made wa handle
Please use a small-sized diamond file or drill to expand a hole.
To fill a gap and fix, kindly use epoxy resin or a bond that has high durability. If there is still a gap, kindly insert a thin wooden board or spread resin mixed with wood flour.
There are a risk that natural wood might be broken by hitting handle to insert a tang.