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    Nice one, Dave, I like how that redwood came out. Looking forward to seeing the other two for Sean...

    Stefan

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    Quote Originally Posted by kalaeb View Post
    Is that a fujiwara?

    Fukiwara Denka no Hoto

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThEoRy View Post
    Every post Dave makes here brings me one step closer to my Martell Wa-gyuto.


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    Here is Sean's 2nd rehandle on an (unknown maker's suji - it's very hard to see the mark) done with spalted (coarkboard?) wood.

    BTW - this is officially the last heavily spalted block of wood that I'll ever use on a western handle. It saddens me not be able to provide top quality simply because the wood is inferior. No close-up photos on this handle.
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    Looks good from here. Was this wood not stabilized?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThEoRy View Post
    Looks good from here. Was this wood not stabilized?

    Yeah it was and I gave it a good CA glue stabilization too.

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    Dammn...I think this is Yoshikan western handle black Damascus SLD suji!! very hard to find knife, I want one so bad!! nice handle match up the blade perfectly!!
    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Martell View Post
    Here is Sean's 2nd rehandle on an (unknown maker's suji - it's very hard to see the mark) done with spalted (coarkboard?) wood.

    BTW - this is officially the last heavily spalted block of wood that I'll ever use on a western handle. It saddens me not be able to provide top quality simply because the wood is inferior. No close-up photos on this handle.
    Charles ***[All statements I made here only my personal opinion and nothing more!]*** & Please bare with me for my crappy English!!

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    How do you always end up with the spongy wood, Dave? Looks good from a distance. Btw, what wood is it?

    Stefan

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    Quote Originally Posted by cclin View Post
    Dammn...I think this is Yoshikan western handle black Damascus SLD suji!! very hard to find knife, I want one so bad!! nice handle match up the blade perfectly!!
    It's a bad ass knife for sure, whatever it is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by apicius9 View Post
    How do you always end up with the spongy wood, Dave? Looks good from a distance. Btw, what wood is it?

    Stefan

    I have no idea.

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