Consider Carbon fiber.
It's infinitely customizable too.
Very forgiving, strong as hell, mostly hand work and some grinding or sanding. Wear a mask. There are some great carbon fiber threads on ADV
(get it, Carbon fiber "threads" ? )
Lining up the Angus, I'm sure they won't thank us, feed a millions mouths, but not me - no way, I'd rather shoot a goose today flying down south.