A good custom knife is by definition a high end knife and not cheap. Thus, the used material must match the expectations.

Normally, I build my kitchen knives with stainless steels. Therefore, all other used material should be corrosion resistant. For the handles, I am using stabilized wood or stock from bone or horn.

For pocket knifes, the emphasis is also laying on corrosion resistance. I am using here highend Titanium (grade 5 or 6), stainless steel and Bronze. The handles can be from Mammoth-Ivory, wood, Micata or G-10.

Popular is also giraffe bone, fossil sea-cow rib or Mammoth-teeth.

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