View Full Version : Suien VC Cleaver

05-17-2012, 11:59 PM
I am selling my Suien cleaver. Great knife, had it about 3 or 4 months to get a feel for a full size cleaver and have now decided to get something a little more custom.

It has been re-handled with spalted maple.

Blade length is 220, height is 110.

The knife has a great patina starting, but I can remove it if the buyer chooses. (just going to take a few more days to ship if I have to remove the patina)

Comes with original box. The knife is in used condition, it is a big beautiful workhorse.


Blade closeup

Handle closeup

Reverse side


Asking 150.00, shipped free to CONUS.

PM with any questions,
Thank you for looking, Matt

05-18-2012, 12:34 AM

labor of love
05-18-2012, 12:35 AM
this is a great week for BST.

NO ChoP!
05-18-2012, 12:56 AM
Interested if initial bid falls through....

05-18-2012, 01:39 AM
Sold! Thanks for looking.

Man, I am kind of getting sellers remorse as I get this packaged up. I hate it when that happens.

NO ChoP!
05-18-2012, 01:49 AM
Yah, that looks like a bunch of fun!

05-19-2012, 01:14 PM
Commission sent. Thanks

05-19-2012, 01:24 PM
Sweet cleaver! Who did the handle?

05-19-2012, 01:45 PM
The handle is mine with Burl Source splated maple.

05-19-2012, 05:07 PM
Dang. I'd have been all over this if I'd seen it earlier. $150 is like giving it away. Great deal.

NO ChoP!
05-19-2012, 06:01 PM
I've found I despise a flat cleaver. That's got some nice belly....

05-20-2012, 10:08 AM
I was gonna ask about that...is that an optical illusion, re-profiled, or does a stock VC really have that much curvature?

05-20-2012, 10:17 AM
Looks like the stock belly to me.

05-23-2012, 11:49 PM
Stock has some belly. Looks completely stock.

05-24-2012, 01:52 AM
Correct, the profile is the stock profile, Suiens do have some belly, but I have found I liked the way it performed. I have used a Moritaka flat cleaver before and hated it.

For me a 2 mm raise from mid point to tip and mid point to butt suits me pretty good. The Suien is a little more than that, but I still found it a good knife.