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Attention 2019 Forum Knife : Poll - Smooth Wood

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by knifeswapper, Mar 8, 2019.

Smooth Wood

Poll closed Mar 14, 2019.
  1. African Blackwood

    152 vote(s)
    41.1%
  2. Bocote

    6 vote(s)
    1.6%
  3. Bloodwood

    30 vote(s)
    8.1%
  4. Ebony

    6 vote(s)
    1.6%
  5. Kingwood

    2 vote(s)
    0.5%
  6. Jobillo

    5 vote(s)
    1.4%
  7. Desert Ironwood

    149 vote(s)
    40.3%
  8. Osage Orange

    17 vote(s)
    4.6%
  9. Cocobolo

    2 vote(s)
    0.5%
  10. Che Chen

    1 vote(s)
    0.3%
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  1. Lostball

    Lostball Gold Member Gold Member

    830
    Feb 28, 2015
  2. Sabercat

    Sabercat Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2015
    Brass pins and liners.

    I voted for wood to match.
     
  3. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
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  4. McFeeli

    McFeeli

    Feb 13, 2017
    Ironwood here. Mostly because I don’t have any..

    I’d be thrilled with Bloodwood, though. It’s the best looker of any of my woods.

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  5. knife_fan

    knife_fan

    277
    May 1, 2012
    I missed where Mike said it would be brass pins only. Now that I know I'm glad I voted for bloodwood. Brass pins look better on red, or brown wood scales, compared to black wood scales in my opinion.
     
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  6. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    I keep thinking the ironwood, with the brushed bolsters, and a brushed propeller shield would look awfully nice too.
    I may change my votes...
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    Last edited: Mar 8, 2019
  7. thepapercut

    thepapercut

    54
    Aug 26, 2017
    Some great options all around. Glad to see some samples posted in the thread. Voted for Bloodwood. Mostly because the name is sick. Jk
     
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  8. metsfan

    metsfan Gold Member Gold Member

    770
    Oct 26, 2012
    I went with jobillo.
     
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  9. Coyja

    Coyja Gold Member Gold Member

    838
    Nov 7, 2009
    Initially voted AB but may change to Osage or desert ironwood. Would be great to see more pics of those if anyone has them.
    Just not seeing what the big deal is with blood wood at all, myself. Looks like a reddish mahogany and rather ordinary to me.
     
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  10. cigarrodog

    cigarrodog Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 18, 2014
    That’s my exact thought. I would think the ones who think Ebony is so boring, would like the brass accents to break up the “boring black.”:)
     
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  11. cigarrodog

    cigarrodog Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 18, 2014
    Dwight, I trust your judgement. I just want the one that @r8shell owns.:)
     
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  12. TOM K.

    TOM K. Gold Member Gold Member

    185
    Jul 22, 2016
    F13AA4B9-692C-4DDC-8E73-D3B5333A9BF3.jpeg BLOODWOOD
     
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  13. hamsco

    hamsco Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 30, 2015
    I like a poll where all the answers are winners.....
     
  14. Pgg365247

    Pgg365247 Gold Member Gold Member

    151
    Jul 30, 2012
    ^^^
    THIS, THIS and more of THIS! I'm loving the darker bloodwood. If I can't get cocobolo, the bloodwood it is.
     
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  15. Pàdruig

    Pàdruig Live and Let Die Platinum Member

    Dec 1, 2016
    To be honest, I feel like Bloodwood was a bit of a sleeper...

    No complaints though, it is a nice looking wood. Vote still remains for AB. ;)
     
  16. Ajd3530

    Ajd3530

    351
    Jan 20, 2017
  17. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    Che chen!
     
  18. Fodderwing

    Fodderwing Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 31, 2017
    I know you di ent!
     
  19. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    ;)
     
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  20. GE Jr

    GE Jr Gold Member Gold Member

    825
    Dec 29, 2015
    Voted African Blackwood. Bloodwood looks mighty nice. Could switch.
     
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