That style D-handle is really nice, I agree! Our D has that shape typically- angle into the blade on the ridge-side, though we don't regularly do the
I too was thinking Bog oak or African blackwood
Sounds like you are new to business and are learning your first lesson.
My suggestion is to develop a document explaining what you provide
What would be your finishing stone in this progression:
JNS Red Aoto (natural)
actually even better there is this: http://www.kitchenknifeforums.com/sh...ht=radio+shack