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#1 posted 852 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 - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com


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