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musk ox horn, raw large burl

Discussion in 'For Sale: Knifemaking Supplies & Tools' started by milesofalaska, May 25, 2011.

  1. milesofalaska

    milesofalaska KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

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    Dec 4, 2010
    I thought someone might want to cut their own horn to suit a special need - and save some money. I have one customer for example who makes straight razors and needs 7 inches length.
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    Musk ox horn burl
    5.5 pounds. 8 inches x 6 inches x 4 inches. This is the highly sought after part of the musk oc horn knife makers seek with the nice swirly patterns. Usually sold as finished scales for high dollars. I decided to offer the main part so you can cut it how you want to meet your requirements. Maybe extra thick or extra long. Save money cutting it yourself. Asking $60 a pound so $330. Enough material for maybe 8 sets of scales, so $41 a set that retails for over $100 a set.
    Keep in mind there is some bone in the weight and this is fresh material that needs drying. Normally I put an $80 a pound value on this material so the $60 a pound allows for bone and moisture.

    Below is what this looks like sliced

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    Best way to buy is go to my web site and use the pay pal shop cart this item about halfway down page http://www.milesofalaska.net/knife_Materials/
     
    Last edited: May 26, 2011

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