For many years, canvas Micarta has been well established and a proven material for handles of sporting knives and outdoor knives. Generally, Micarta is a compound material, consisting of fabric and epoxy. To produce Micarta, many layers of the medium (canvas) are immersed in epoxy. When hardened, it can be ground in the appropriate shape, and the typical structure of the basic material comes out in a beautiful way. The handle scales of the new straight razor model Tree Brand are made of the very popular brown canvas Micarta. Canvas Micarta not only has an appealing look, it also offers a lot of advantages in use. This material is extremely rugged and provides a very secure and comfortable grip, even with wet hands. The 5/8″ blade is made of the best Solingen razor steel (high edge retention, non-stainless), and will provide the perfect result, on a daily basis, with the traditional hollow grind. Made completely by hand at the Boker Manufactory in Solingen, Germany. Delivered in historical packaging with a certificate of authenticity.