Handle | Curly Koa | TF 240

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Handle | Curly Koa | TF 240

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This is a past project.
The handle was made for JBart (Jeffry), and was mounted to his brand new Terayasu Fujiwara (aka, TF) 240mm gyuto.

The Curly Koa was an exhibition grade piece that was obtained from a source I have used for years: Wood Stabilizing Specialists Int'l.. The chatoyance (movement in the wood) in this piece is extraordinary, and the camera couldn't do it justice!
The African Blackwood spacer is sandwiched between two copper sheets.

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Thanks for lookin'! ;)

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Everytime I use the knife (a lot), I smile. As you said, the photos don't do justice. Helluva looker and great job, Brian!
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Thanks buddy! :D

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Wow!

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Welcome back Brian, I hope you're feeling better.

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Thanks!
Still having some minor issues, but FAR better than I have been.
Working on finishing up a batch of handles for Mark/CKTG, and a few more projects in the works that will shortly follow.

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Koa is one of my favorite woods. Beautiful handle!
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Beautiful workmanship!😍

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Hmm. How would that look on a Gihei? :) pretty kick ass Brian!!

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slobound wrote:
Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:03 am
Koa is one of my favorite woods. Beautiful handle!
Thank you!
Gtjeff wrote:
Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:14 pm
Beautiful workmanship!😍
Thanks :mrgreen:
Chefspence wrote:
Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:35 pm
Hmm. How would that look on a Gihei? :) pretty kick ass Brian!!
Send me your Spence, and we'll soon find out? :lol:

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Beautiful handle!

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