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Old 12-05-2012, 07:14 PM   #11
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I did but dont know where to find any more. Any suggestions?
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:15 PM   #12
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I am intetested in finding some buckeye burl. But again dont know where to start.
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:20 PM   #13
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Also Olympus I have aquired a piece of brazilian cherry have you ever worked any of this. If so any suggestions.
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Look damn nice too. Good work man. What do you charge.
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You can check different knifemaker supply companies to start.

I stay away for buckeye burl. It's very brittle unless its been stabilized. And also prone to worm holes. You take a gamble when you buy the wood.

Never worked Brazilian cherry, but should be nice n
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Ok I will and thanks for the info.
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I dont know I am a saddlemaker and leathercrafter this is something I just started and wanted to try it to see if I could.
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Olympus is the box elder burl the same way?
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Olympus is the box elder burl the same way?
Same way as what? Not sure what you mean.

Box elder burl is a good choice for grips, but it certainly needs to be stabilized before being used for grips.
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That is what I was refering to. stabilizing
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