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Hello My father turns 50 in march and I'm going to make a knife for him, but I need advice on the wood and how to finish it. I haven't made many knives, and I'm still learning but I sure am going to make the best knife I have ever made. It's going to be a full tang knife with brass guard, brass butt, mosaik pins (black and brass) with either ziricote or bocote as wood. This post is all about the choice between bocote and ziricote (both unstabilized), which is best combined with the rest of the knife etc. I wan't something that'll give contrast between the shiny, gold looking brass and the
Hello Everyone, I am taking a break between jians. Actually, the customer doesn't want any pics of his jian posted, so I can only show the simpler stuff I am working on. I have to admit, these sorts of knives are by far the most fun to make. I just love them. They are my favorite for hunting, too. I hope you like. These are W2 and ziricote. I wish the whole board I had was the same as the top handle. Unfortunately, some of it is not. Thanks for looking, kc