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Curly Birch (stabilized by Raffir) Curly Birch (stabilized by Raffir)
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Karelian curly birch grows between Russia and Eastern Finland. It is the classic wood for knife handles Nordic knife maker . The logs are rarely longer than 1.50 m , and often only 20cm in diameter. From approximately 1.000 trees there is only one with this special curly look. From this one tree is cut off about 90% ... just the little piece what remains has an intense and perfect curly grain!

This is one of the world's most beautiful and highest-quality individual pieces, cut to an knife handle block, and in Best Raffir qualit.

In the stabilization process
by the market leading company "Raffir" in quality stabilization the air is sucked out of the wood pores first under vacuum. Subsequently, a specially developed plastic is forced through the material. After curing are-stabilized "Raffir woods" extremely insensitive to moisture, blood, sweat, food juices and therefore very hygienic. Also it is pretty resistant against acetone and is not comparable with cheap acrylic stabilisation! 
Raffir wood must not be oiled or otherwise impregnated and can be polished without any problems.

Tipp: Small gaps or burl openings may be found at any type of wood and cannot be completely ruled out. But this can be easily repaired with superglue and contact filler.

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    Karelian curly birch grows between Russia and Eastern Finland. It is the classic wood for knife handles Nordic knife maker . The logs are rarely longer than 1.50 m , and often only 20cm in diameter. From approximately 1.000 trees there is only one with this special curly look. From this one tree is cut off about 90% ... just the little piece what remains has an intense and perfect curly grain!

    This is one of the world's most beautiful and highest-quality individual pieces, cut to an knife handle block, and in Best Raffir qualit.

    In the stabilization process
    by the market leading company "Raffir" in quality stabilization the air is sucked out of the wood pores first under vacuum. Subsequently, a specially developed plastic is forced through the material. After curing are-stabilized "Raffir woods" extremely insensitive to moisture, blood, sweat, food juices and therefore very hygienic. Also it is pretty resistant against acetone and is not comparable with cheap acrylic stabilisation! 
    Raffir wood must not be oiled or otherwise impregnated and can be polished without any problems.

    Tipp: Small gaps or burl openings may be found at any type of wood and cannot be completely ruled out. But this can be easily repaired with superglue and contact filler.

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      Curly Birch (stabilized by Raffir)

      Item no.: 481
      • 47,99 €
      • including 19% VAT., plus shipping (DHL Paket)
      • 1 In stock
      • Product weight: 0,20 kg
      • Shipping time: 1 - 3 workdays
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