How To Make Homemade Micarta For Knife Handles

If you own a knife, or are thinking about making a knife handle you are probably familiar with Micarta. In case you are new to knives micarta is basically epoxy with some added material to give it strength.

That material is often paper, cotton cloth, linen, or canvas. It’s alternating layers of epoxy, and paper (or whatever). This layering gives it the appearance and character of “grain.”

Below you will find 3 very nice, clear and concise videos on how to make homemade micarta for knife handles. After watching the videos here you may be inspired to start making your own micarta knife handles.

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