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Laramie Knifeworks -- Spalted Cherry Burl and Box Elder Burl  Damascus Drop Point Knife


Knife Type: Damascus Drop Point 
Blade Length: 3 5/8 inches
Overall Length:  8 3/8 inches
Blade Steel: "Buckshot" pattern Damascus High Carbon Steel
Handle Material: Spalted Cherry Burl

Bolster Material: Box Elder Burl 

Filework: On top of blade
Sheath: Cordovan Leather
Additional Information: The Spalted Cherry Burl comes from a tree in Southern California that was removed because it was causing property damage. This particular piece has wild figure with lots of Birdseye and also has dark brown spalt spots.

Box Elder is a fast growing tree that was often planted as a shade tree and for windbreaks. The wood is plain but sometimes Box Elder produces a burl in which the grain is radically deformed because of some stress or damage and makes small birdseye knots. This burl wood is highly figured. The Box Elder Burl I use in my knives comes from a storm-damaged tree that was part of the original trees planted during the Mormon migration to Utah and provides a nice contrast to the Honduras Rosewood Burl.

Price: $350
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