Fittings

Fittings

Modern epoxy resins have enormous strength, but a mechanical fastening can add to that and also create an attractive feature in the knife handle.

Loveless bolts are designed specifically for the purpose. Once the bolt is installed it is ground flush with the surface.

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  1. Loveless Bolts 8mm

    From £2.10

    Designed by Bob Loveless, the loveless bolt forms a strong mechanical fixing by assembling the bolt through the blade and handle and then screwing it up tight. The bits on the end are ground off flush, leaving a strong, beautiful, permanent fixture.

    Made in Europe, these high quality, dimensionally accurate bolts have just enough play in the threads to allow the epoxy to squeeze in and form a permanent bond.

    Outside diameter of...

  2. Loveless Bolts 6.35mm

    From £2.10

    Designed by Bob Loveless, the loveless bolt forms a strong mechanical fixing by assembling the bolt through the blade and handle and then screwing it up tight. The bits on the end are ground off flush, leaving a strong, beautiful, permanent fixture.

    Made in Europe, these high quality, dimensionally accurate bolts have just enough play in the threads to allow the epoxy to squeeze in and form a permanent bond.

    Outside diameter of...

  3. Loveless Bolts Stainless Bolt Brass Nut 6mm

    £2.10
    Designed by Bob Loveless, the loveless bolt forms a strong mechanical fixing by assembling the bolt through the blade and handle and then screwing it up tight. The bits on the end are ground off flush, leaving a strong, beautiful, permanent fixture. Made in Europe, these high quality, dimensionally accurate bolts have just enough play in the threads to allow the epoxy to squeeze in and form a permanent bond. Nut Outer Diameter as specified ...
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    Acorn Bolts

    £2.10

    Acorn bolts are a traditional mechanical fixing for attaching the scales of knife handles. After epoxying and tightening the two nuts, the slotted parts on the end are ground away, leaving a crisp brass circle showing on the surface of the handle.

    Overall length 38mm
    Diameter 6mm

    Unaltered they are suitable for handle thicknesses 28mm to 36mm, for narrower handles the threaded rod can be trimmed back to the appropriate len...

  5. Cutlers Rivets

    From £0.80

    Used for the assembly of tool or knife handle scales, cutlers rivets are a very neat, clean looking, permanent fixing. They can also be used for other applications where you need to join thin components made of wood, metal, plastic, leather, or for decorative purposes. Each cutlers brass rivet consists of a male and female half, these are hammered together through pre-drilled holes in the handle. If using material that can split, remember ...
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