Professional Knife Repairs by *AJH* Custom Knives & Services
Your Payment is required up front - include it with the knife.
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,
Many WW-II combat knives have the pommel pinned into dead-end hole, so the tang with the pommel has to be cut off and new end made and welded on.
Your final cost can be be over $400.00 US on some.
Before you submit the Repair form make sure that you have a rough idea what it will cost you.
Turn around - The knife will be ready to ship withing few days. However the shipping will depend when I am able to travel to my temporary mail box. It may be a week extra.
Partial item listing of your fee (add items that are specific to your knife type for your rough cost estimate, and input for the form)
KaBar pommel can not be removed and has to be cut off, then the new end of the tang has to be made, and welded on. Same on some other knives.
Your knife take down preparation for the repair and final work - fee estimate - Ship your own parts to save quite a bit.
Extra Simple Parts - too many to list
Folding knives - on site
Small kitchen knives on site
$5 per item
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 About knife repairs page