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All blades in your pictures are very beautiful but most of them look like handle is shiny, making me think it is unnecessary polished or sealed. 

I like ZJK handle, but no idea about wood used there. I like it's texture and the way it absorbs sweat, never becomes slippery.

Btw, what price range we are looking at for finished product?
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Originally posted by fmarek fmarek wrote:

All blades in your pictures are very beautiful but most of them look like handle is shiny, making me think it is unnecessary polished or sealed. 

I like ZJK handle, but no idea about wood used there. I like it's texture and the way it absorbs sweat, never becomes slippery.

Btw, what price range we are looking at for finished product?

Actually only the last two are sealed. They were made for me so I used a varnish to bring out the colors and protect the wood. I know it can get slippery for some people if they sweat a lot but it's not a problem for me. Some handles don't have any finish, others have tung oil or tru oil. The colored handles need something to seal the color and keep it from degrading over time. In those cases I use tru oil which is a film finish. It leaves a very thin layer and it's very comfortable to the touch, not slippery at all. Tung oil is a penetrating finish and leaves that nice satin look. It's also not slippery.

Big manufactures use laminated wood for the handles. It's most likely ayous.

I will PM you with prices.
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Limba/Basalt Fibre/Padauk/Balsa/Ako/Padauk - 77.2g - 6.30mm






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Hipnotic, feel free to share pics of the blade you made me!
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Originally posted by Nuise Nuise wrote:

Hipnotic, feel free to share pics of the blade you made me!

Thank you Nuise, I will share some pics of your blade.

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Hipnotic, nice blades sir, do you also make cpen blade? do you have walnut wood for outer ply?
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Originally posted by wappak wappak wrote:

Hipnotic, nice blades sir, do you also make cpen blade? do you have walnut wood for outer ply?

Thank you Wappak. I was never asked for a cpen blade but I can make one. Yes, two kinds of Walnut are available, black Walnut and European Walnut.
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Originally posted by Hipnotic Hipnotic wrote:

Originally posted by wappak wappak wrote:

Hipnotic, nice blades sir, do you also make cpen blade? do you have walnut wood for outer ply?

Thank you Wappak. I was never asked for a cpen blade but I can make one. Yes, two kinds of Walnut are available, black Walnut and European Walnut.
thanks hipnotic, i will let you know
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