Bitterroot Handle Works

Based out of Hamilton Montana's Bitterroot Valley, we are a family business designing high quality, low cost, unique handle materials to accent your custom knife.  Bitterroot Handle Works - from Montana's Bitterroot Valley where beauty, quality, and craftsmanship set us apart.

Domestic Wood Collection

Our Domestic Wood collection is organized by type of wood.  All our wood product is stabilized unless we specifically state otherwise in the product description.

We have some beautiful collections of very unique woods available.

You are buying the product shown in the picture; we do not use "representative" photo's on our site.

Exotic Wood Collection

We have some amazing wood from Africa, Asia, and South America.  

All of our wood products are stabilized unless otherwise noted in the description on the product page.

You are buying the product shown in the picture; we do not use "representative" photo's on our site.

Antler & Bone Collections

We have a variety of scales available that have been crafted out of antlers and bones from animals found around the world.  

Wood & Resin Hybrid Collection

We have developed some stunning designs in this hybrid collection.  All of the wood material is stabilized unless specifically noted in the product description.

If you are unfamiliar with the unique techniques for working with Resin check out our Tips & Tricks page!

Micarta Collection

Micarta materials made from canvas, burlap, kevlar, and other fabrics.  We are always experimenting with materials so keep checking back for new patterns.  These are extremely versatile and rugged knife scales.

Want a custom color or material? Email us your request on our contact page!

Kevlar-Nomex Hybrid Collection

Kevlar-Nomex is a honeycomb substrate utilized in the civilian and military aircraft manufacturing process, normally sandwiched between layers of carbon fiber. We fill the honeycomb with resin of various colors, resulting in a product similar to C-Tek (i.e. aluminum honeycomb). 

 

These scales are made in color batches, with a limited number available from each batch as listed.