The handle material is made form stabilized Toplar trees. This tall trees are abundant in Europe and Asia as well as in North America.
– Stabilized handle materials are easy to be processed (drilling, grinding and sawing).
– Small gaps or grain openings cannot be fully ruled out in any type of wood. But these can easily be repaired with super-glue and epoxy adhesives.
– The processing of stabilized wood is harmless to health, however, as with any processing of wood wearing a dust mask is highly recommended!