The Jende E.U. Single Bevel Reed Knife is designed to be a workhorse, able to withstand the rigors of bark removal and initial scraping all the way up to finishing. The E.U. Single Bevel Reed Knife features a tapered hardwood handle made from Magascar Ebony, and your choice of colored custom leather sheath. The blade is also made from a more exotic stainless steel, giving it longer edge retention and resistance to rust. The Jende E.U. Single Bevel Reed Knife is sharpened to 1,500 grit
Each Original Jende Reed Knife is handcrafted using traditional Asian knife making techniques. Japanese Steel is first forged into shape, hollow ground, and then hardened to Rockwell 58-60 - making the edge on the blade very strong, yet durable
Beginner and intermediate reed makers will gain positive experiences from the very first scrape, and all the way to their first finished reed and beyond! Made for ease of maintenance and sharpening, with a beautiful maple handle.
This is our most popular knife! It is a very sharp, durable, double hollow ground wedge-type razor knife made of highest quality steel that holds its edge well. For personalizing this knife, choose your own handle size! We offer small, medium or large wooden handles.
This high-quality steel knife is completely flat on one side of the blade, with an angled surface on the other side. Preferred by bassoonists, and used by oboists for scraping the bark off. For personalizing this knife, choose your own handle size! We offer small, medium or large wooden handles. (price includes sewn leather sheath).
This high-quality steel knife is similar to the beveled knife, but the back of the blade has a slight contour to it rather than being completely flat. The serves to reduce the amount of metal that must be removed when the blade is sharpened. Many bassoon players prefer this style of knife. For personalizing this knife, choose your own handle size! We offer small, medium or large wooden handles. Also be sure to choose from either Right-Handed or Left-Handed.