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#1 posted 816 days ago

I only know of one because of my specific interest in vintage Japanese swords. Typically, wood for a hilt (tsuka) and scabbard (saya) would be carved from a native Japanese wood called honoki. Poplar is the closest thing we have here.

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - https://www.etsy.com/shop/BigTWW - http://vimeo.com/98821147


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