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post #1 of 3 Old 03-09-2008, 01:05 PM Thread Starter
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I was asked buy some friends to put new handles in these marital art knife,s what is the strong,s dowels or wood that I can turn down to make these handles. any advice would be greatly apericated.they need to be 2ft long and about 1inch round.
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First thing that comes to my mind is hickory.

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Big Dave had a good suggestion. A few other species that might not break the bank and may be readily available are Maple, White Oak, or Ash.

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