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Good job. My first set of grips I ever made were from purpleheart. Just know that over time, you'll lose the purple color and the wood will turn brown.

But it sure is pretty when it's freshly worked.
 

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Very nice!
 

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I heated them in the oven to get the deep purple and cleared them do you think I will still loose the color?
Yes. Heat has nothing to do with it. It's UV rays that will change the color.
the color is amazing! very different indeed. nice looking grips.

if UV rays discolor them, then he could just use it at night!
 

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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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