Vulcanized fiber for knife handles.
Micarta Black Paper
Black paper Micarta.
Micarta black paper, made from a paste of special paper and resins, which are compacted under pressure and heat. Hard, light, resistant and very easy to work.
Without texture or grain, is a material very homogeneous, similar to the Buffalo Horn, gets easily a bright polished.
Working with sharp tools, if machines are used for your machining is recommended, the excess temperature may cause abrasions in the material.