On a whim I bought a unique, resin cast pinecone handle block to sell to customers. Months passed while Dirk and I hoped someone would choose it and finally it happened. Months later I got to build the knife as part of a father and son knife combo. The finished knife looked really cool with a TCU purple liner and handmade mosaic pins made by Sally Martin. The father chose a more traditional wood in some stabilized Texas Mesquite. A phone photo of the finished knives is below: