Ivory Micarta–New and Aged

2013 offered several interesting experiences, one of which was the opportunity to watch and compare as Westinghouse Ivory Micarta (a paper/phenolic laminate) ages. In this respect, the man-made material mimics nature. Interesting, to say the least.  So, here are some pictures:Custom knives, with Ivory Micarta, one new, one aged 10 months Ivory Comparison Front

The top knife is freshly finished, the lower one is about 10 months aged.

See my earlier post: https://christophersknifeblog.wordpress.com/2013/02/21/the-buffalo-skinner/

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About christophersknifeblog

I am a knifemaker and dealer, and live a very diversified life in the mountains of central Idaho. I love nature, agriculture, and homesteading. My knifemaking motto and advertising slogan is, "Knives Built for the Bush." I intend them to be efficient, durable, comfortable, functional, graceful equipment for life's challenges and opportunities. My website is www.ctfischerknives.com. Please visit!
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