I'm a big fan of cord wrapped handles on traditional style Japanese swords and on tactical style knives and such. I have handled a few cord wrapped handles that had a very pleasant matte finish after being soaked with epoxy. I have used a couple different methods and a few different glues and epoxies for saturating cord wrapping but none of it really is what I'm after...they always turn out glossy or too "plastic" looking. I'm a big fan of the stuff Wayne Watanabe makes but I have no idea what h