Last weekend I was talking with a bartender/chef in Minneapolis, and he mentioned that his handle had fallen off of his Wusthof and was wondering what to do with it. The knife knut in me says get a new knife, but it seems as if he likes the knife and would like to get a new handle put on -- but then rehandling knives is no cheap endeavor either.
I've thought of donating a block of wood for the project and seeing if a hobbyist would like to take take a crack at rehandling it for him as a learning project. Since he now tends bar more than cooks, I don't exactly want to send him down the road of new knife, sharpening stones, diamond plate etc...that comes later
Is a Wusthof worth rehandling? For me, any knife is worth rehandling if it is used.