Kesler Custom Knives
Call: 970-691-1590
NZ Kauri (Agathis australis)
The largest of New Zealand's native trees. This is some of the finest wood available. We have some dating around 6,000 years old.  VERY limited quantities.  
Rewarewa (Knightia excelsia)
Totara (Podocarpus totara)
Selection of New Zealand handle materials currently available.
New Zealand Honeysuckle tree.  This wood has an amazing shimmering snakeskin finish.
A hard, straight grained wood that is a favorite of New Zealand craftsmen.  Varying shades in light to dark brown. Plenty in stock!
Mairie (Nestegis lanceolata)
          Golden Kahikatea
    (Dacrycarpus dacrydioides)
Rata (Metrosideros robusta)
Rimu (D. cupressinum)
A stunning reddish brown New Zealand wood with very unique twisted grain feature. Only 2 handles worth left.
Just in.  A form of New Zealand Red Pine this makes amazing patterned multi colored handles.  Very limited quantity.  Rimu and Rimu burl available.
     Pohutukawa (M. excels)

One the hardest native timbers of New Zealand. A beautiful Golden color. 
A stunning pink/red New Zealand coastal evergreen tree in the myrtle family.  Enough for 1 medium or 2 small knives left.  
One of the hardest New Zealand woods.  This very dense wood makes for an indestructible handle.  Polishes to a beautiful finish.  
This a yellow/white and black striped wood  from a endemic NZ conifer tree.  This tree has been around for 160 million years!