The handle fastening system with JP bolts or screw connectors is a very interesting system in the world of knife makers but not only.
It is a threaded pin that is used to screw two screws often technical or aesthetic that allow the mechanical fastening of the cheeks that should not be glued to allow the dismantling of the handle.
The screws can be brugola or to Torx or with a flat cut that can easily be unscrewed with simple tools or makeshift tools.
Often the screws are lowered or aesthetic screws, so with specific figures that are “drowned” in a cylindrical or flared bottom (depends on the screw) created on the handle or leaning on the handle plate in the simplest case.
If you go on the internet you find many aesthetic figures but that also require specific inserts to screw them and tighten the screw. Continue reading “JP bolt or connector”