Micarta source?

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I've been buying Micarta from the knife supply houses, but is there some other source? Does anyone sell it cheaper and in more colors?
 
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If you want to buy 1 1/2" X 5" pieces it doesn't get any cheaper. If you don't mind buying 3ft X 3ft pieces from Janz it is quite a bit cheaper. Paper micarta is made by International Paper Decorative Products division. Check the net for International Pulp and Paper, also known as IP in the paper trade.

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I buy my black Micarta and G-10 from a place called Professional Plastics... The prices are WAY less than from the knife supply houses, more than half. They dont have colors though... I will have to take a look at Chucks site for colors..

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Chuck is a very nice guy to deal with. He saw pics of my dymondwood handled knives and gave me good newbie maker deal on some green g-10!! Very nice to deal with and, by the way, he deals in materials to FUND HIS KNIFE COLLECTING! He's into knives all the way.

Chuck: I'll be using that g-10 real soon! And, as promised, you'll get some pics.

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