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The last time I found Masur Birch I googled it online and found a source in either Norway or Sweden. It's not easy to find, as I'm sure you've found out.



HELP...I'm a twenty year old trapped in the body of an old man!!!

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I have not found a great stateside source yet. Not that really makes a difference but, you know go USA.


Its been a long time since I've dabbled in eBay. When I did it was full of dishonest people and product photo's that did not match the product. Is it any better now?



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Thanks for the link and info.

I'm looking specifically for Masur because I've got a weird obsession with Scandinavian style knives and also because I just made up a San Mai (Screw you Cold Steel) of wrought and 1095 to emulate the laminated Swedish steel that was so sought after way back when.

I am really hoping to get enough for several puukko style knives.

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http://brisa.fiis the main source. They'll sell you a box of the stuff for a pretty good price, and what you don't use you can sell to the rest of us...:)


It is a wonderful wood to work with.


Gilmer woods occasionally has it too, but they also have a $100 minimum order.

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Thanks for the input guys. I did end up going with Brisa. They are a wonder to work with.

I'll post my latest Puukko with the wood soon.

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