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    Here's an unknown suji with some unknown wood.

    This one belongs to a friend of Rio.
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    Dave: That looks like a CarboNext.

    That's some crazy looking wood. I would never use that out in the woods or camping. You'll never find it if you drop it.
    Michael
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    I shot those pics outside, the wood coloring looks so much more green inside the shop, really weird stuff.


    Thanks for the ID on the brand Michael.

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    Is that box elder burl? Looks funky, and the whole knife is a nice package.

    Stefan

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    Quote Originally Posted by apicius9 View Post
    Is that box elder burl?

    It does look like box elder but as you know I'm no wood expert.

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    That's the coolest looking wood on a handle I've ever seen

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    looks great Dave! kinda sad that wood didn't make it on a misono dragon, woulda been a nice pairing.

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    Midori Hamono santoku in premium koa wood obtained from Stefan Keller. The handle has been hand rubbed and oil finished, looks great in person and not so great in these pictures...unfortunately. The wood really has some incredible movement.

    This knife is currently being auctioned off for The National Breast Cancer Foundation at Badger & Blade
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