This knife is part of my fall collection, it was the first of the batch. The handle is spalted maple with G10 pins and is secured with West Systems Epoxy. The blade is made from kiln treated 15n20 and has a clean finish on the sides, the spine and handle of the blade have a black oxide finish to provide contrast and a sense of color balance between the G10 pins and shades of black in the handle. This is my favorite knife of my fall collection and will be hard to part with. The blade will be oiled with 3-IN-ONE and sharpened prior to shipping.