Gentlemen's Drop Point
9 1/4 inches
ATS-34 Stainless Steel
top of blade
Sycamore tree, often called an American plane tree or buttonwood
tree, can grow to a massive size and grows in riparian and wetland
areas. Sycamore wood has a rather plain appearance with some flecks.
However, when the wood becomes spalted it becomes quite attractive.
Spalted wood is wood that is in the process of rotting and has a
bunch of fungi in the wood. The fungi makes lines pen-like black
lines, in Sycamore, and results in some wild looking figure.
The Spalted Sycamore
I use has lots of pen-like black lines and came from a saw mill in
South-Central Pennsylvania. This particular saw mill owner collects
unique primo one-of-a-kind pieces of wild looking woods for me. This
particular piece is one of the wildest looking pieces I have ever
Ebony is a
super dense black wood that will sink in water. The wood takes on a
beautiful smooth finish when polished and can sometimes have
brownish colored streaks. Ebony is considered an ornamental wood and
historically was used for the black keys of a piano. Cameroon ebony
comes from the Western Africa nation of Cameroon and was legally
obtained. This wood is one of the most expensive of all woods
complements the Spalted Sycamore nicely.
Stand and Leather Sheath