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Old 03-06-2024, 04:36 PM
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Dyed wood handle thoughts?

As of late I see suppliers with a variety of dyed wood handles. Personally I like the colors yet among a group of us, the artificial infusion was not accepted. The natural woods sold better for those makers.

What are your thoughts on these dyed woods?

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Old 03-11-2024, 07:35 AM
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I like pretty wood either way. I do prefer all natural most of the time as it suits my style of knives more often. I do use "infused" and stained for kitchen blades. Not a big fan of most "plastisized"materials though.

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Old 03-11-2024, 07:38 PM
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Have been seeing the various blocks and slabs from @xoticblanks on IG. The color combinations combined with Damascus are pretty eye catching. I'm conservative though appreciate the visual appeal they have.

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