It's great wood nice and hard and make a good handle. For me the wood scales I use first of all are stabilized and secondly they need to look good, I like highly figured wood.
Osage to me do not have that appeal I like to use, I had tons of it from making bows, but never liked the way it looked on knives.
God is good always; always, God is good!
"If thou wilst a keen edge win
forge it thick and grind it thin"