What is your favorite wooden knife handles?

  There is a lot of different exotic wooden knife scales out there from all over the world. There's burls, stripes, checks, well almost too many types to list. It seems almost every country has some type of wood that makes excellent knife handles. The question at hand is what is your favorite? If you have more than one, list them all. Please.

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Comment by Robert Burris on June 27, 2014 at 13:39

All that Curly type wood is great. I like most all of it.

 Jack that is some fine looking knife, you have there.

Comment by Doug Thrower on June 27, 2014 at 13:18

I want an amboyna burl handled knife, but I also love curly Birch on my Scandinavian knives.

Comment by Andrew Cutler on June 11, 2014 at 18:30

I love the Case curly maple slimline trapper.

Comment by Jack I. Nabors III on June 9, 2014 at 18:21

my favorite is Afzelia and Amboyna

Comment by Peter Howard on June 6, 2014 at 10:33

I like zircote and walnut myself, go figure :)

Comment by Ken Spielvogel on June 3, 2014 at 8:06

I think I will go with Ebony - some of my old Cattaraugus knives have ebony handles and I really like them.

Comment by Alexander Noot on June 3, 2014 at 5:32

Cocobolo is nice. Not very good for the maker however.

Comment by John McDowell on May 30, 2014 at 7:41

i like cocobolo,got some and like it.but aged oak is hard to beat.

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Comment by Robert Burris on May 28, 2014 at 18:57

Those are beautiful guys, that's why I wanted to post this Blog. Wood is so pretty. Stag has a reputation as being top of the line, when it comes to knife handles but just look at the ones Ya'll posted. Move over a little bit...Stag...LOL

Comment by Craig Henry on May 28, 2014 at 17:45

A few of my favorites are.................

 Red Boxwood Elder


Red Curly Oak

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