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Your Payment is required up front - include it with the knife.
When shipping up your knife only for the Repair cost estimate include the payment for the Return S&H
The return postage amount will depend on the item's value. If value exceeds the included fist $100, add $2.50 per every additional $100.
The repairs are labor intensive, and therefore are not cheap.
To see the Whys, and the What's of repairing your knife, check out    Where your money goes

Materials - I do suply the best materials from what I have on hand included in the Basics, or you can send your own
Labor - is never the same, so can not be set in stone, about 8 hours, some over 20.

Some knives will need extra work which may be discovered only after the disassembly - for example:
If multiple blades, springs, bolsters, large custom size MOP scales, or frame liners replacement is required,
your final cost may be over $400.00 US

Before you submit the Repair form make sure that you have a rough idea what it will cost you.

Turn around - The knife is usualy in the return mail within 3 days from arrival.

Knife repairs costs

Your average start-up fee for most type of repairs on any single knife
ADD: The Return S&H - Expresspost USA


Parts combined to $50.00 and first couple of hours of work are included
Special order parts or select / exhibition grades at the purchase cost plus all shipping fees.

Will be added when known

Extra Simple Parts - too many to list
Complicated parts more difficult to make
Extra labor for inserting any object into new handle/scales (shield etc.)
Relocating or installing new bolsters on disassembled and stripped, or new frame
New frame - 2 sides no divider
Springs - depends on complexity
Replacement blade up to 4"
Hand molded plain Kydex knife sheath
Welding - repair or new tang
Extra heat treatment (if at all possible)
Complete blade regrind and polish
Even round scallop serration regrind
Labour (some knives take over 10 hours to repair)

$25.00 per piece
$40 per piece
$20 per bolster
$25.00 - $40.00 each
$40 to $70

Sharpening Service

Folding knives - on site

$5 for single blade
$8 for 2 blades
$10 for 3 blades

Small kitchen knives on site
Scissors - on site
Antique, hunting, fishing knives, shears - on site
Chefs and butcher knives - on site
Lawn mover blade - on site
Any knives mailed in for other repairs
Mail order sharpening - Minimum charge - Return S&H included.
(Mail up to 4 knives to get your money's worth)

$5 per item
$8 per item
$8 per item
$10 per item
$10 per item
No charge

If you know your knife is a piece of junk you do not want to spend any money on, do not insult me with the repair inquiry fishing for cheap price.

You may feel that the repair cost is too high, after all, it is only a handle, only one blade, or just one spring that needs replacing.
Or just a couple of scales of wood, or better dishwasher safe Pakkawood or Dymondwood scales, some glue, and rivets.
Or that only your blades are a bit rusty with some ruts pits, but the handle is perfect ...Nothing else needs replacing
You say the knife you have is perfect it every way, but it is a bit loose and needs tightening up ....

No such simple thing. Do not act surprised, read on: To see where your money goes, the Whys, and the What's of repairing your knife, check out the summary:

Where your money goes

Notice !
Automatic knives are classed as a prohibited weapons in most countries.  
Possession, manufacture, sales, repairs, handling and transfer are subject to
Criminal Law 2502
Us Switchblade Laws - Weapon Laws for Dummies


Any etched manufacturer's logos or trademarks, or shallow stamping, will be obliterated by removing scratches from the blade.
Read more about the Knife repairs on the
Repairs page

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