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2019 ICCE Show - BIG Texas hospitality *and* talent

Discussion in 'Custom & Handmade Knives' started by SharpByCoop, Apr 3, 2019.

  1. J. Doyle

    J. Doyle Bladesmith/Knifemaker

    Feb 17, 2008
    The number of HIGH CALIBER slipjoint/traditional folder makers in Texas is staggering! :eek:

    Must be something in the cactus water. :cool:

    Awesome displays Coop. :thumbsup:
     
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  2. SBuzek

    SBuzek KnifeMaker Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Dec 7, 2006
    It is,we just ferment and distill it before consuming
     
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  3. paneraica

    paneraica

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    Mar 4, 2011
    Lot of nice knives, but of the current lot. I would like the R. M. Green dagger. Smooth and elegant.

    Good thing I'm poor (or maybe a bad thing?)

    Thanks for posting Coop

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  4. SharpByCoop

    SharpByCoop Enjoying the discussions Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 8, 2001
    I helped run a regatta this weekend and had to hit the 'pause' button on edits. Regardless, here are a few that will perk your appetite:

    Brian Hoese - San Antonio, Texas
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    More this week. I'm only halfway done! :eek: :D :confused:
     
  5. Bradenk1987

    Bradenk1987 Basic Member Basic Member

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    Nov 11, 2013
    Great Stuff!
     
  6. Ron Sabbagh

    Ron Sabbagh Gold Member Gold Member

    244
    Sep 15, 1999
    Great pics of great knives. Thanks Coop.

    Oh and I'll take that Harvey Dean button lock. Holy Sheete!!
     
  7. fishface5

    fishface5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 3, 2001
    Yeah that Dean is straight up insane!!!
     
  8. SharpByCoop

    SharpByCoop Enjoying the discussions Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 8, 2001
    Bubba Crouch - Pleasanton, Texas
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    Johnny Stout - New Braunfels, Texas
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  9. SharpByCoop

    SharpByCoop Enjoying the discussions Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 8, 2001
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  10. SharpByCoop

    SharpByCoop Enjoying the discussions Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 8, 2001
    Burt Flanagan - Tom Bean, Texas
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    Gene Baskett - Eastview, Kentucky
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  11. SharpByCoop

    SharpByCoop Enjoying the discussions Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 8, 2001
    Michael Zieba - Brooklyn, New York
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  12. SharpByCoop

    SharpByCoop Enjoying the discussions Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 8, 2001
    Loyd McConnell - Marble Falls, Texas
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    Luke Swenson - Lakehills, Texas
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    Dennis Friedly - Cody, Wyoming
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    As you can see, Fort Worth TX drew in a great crowd of talented makers.

    Still more to come in the next few days.
     
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  13. coinbuysell

    coinbuysell Gold Member Gold Member

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    Mar 29, 2014
    Dang it, I was planning on going Friday but got sidetracked and then decided I did not want to deal with Friday afternoon traffic around the Stockyards...kicking myself again every time more pics are added :mad:
     
  14. BFS

    BFS Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jul 14, 2004
    Zeiba's Bowie is off the charts. That guard sure is different than your typical S-guard.
     
  15. SharpByCoop

    SharpByCoop Enjoying the discussions Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 8, 2001
    James D. Huse II, JS - Buda, Texas
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    Steve Mitchell - Fort Collins, Colorado
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    Geoff Keyes - Duvall, Washington
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    Rick Genovese - Arizona, USA / Daniele Pozzi - Italy
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    Brett Smith / T-Star Leather - Claremore, Oklahoma
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    Michael Walker - Taos, New Mexico
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  16. SharpByCoop

    SharpByCoop Enjoying the discussions Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 8, 2001
    The ICCE = Knifemakers Guild and the American Bladesmith Society combined Show.

    This show is the ONLY other opportunity for a maker to be tested for ABS status outside of Blade in June.

    Noted maker Shayne Carter has a daughter's wedding on the Blade weekend, so he committed to finishing and submitting his set for THIS show.

    He is the first maker to have passed his Mastersmith test at an ICCE Show!

    I give you solid proof of his acceptance and status:

    Shayne Carter, MS - Payson, Utah
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    (Group of ALL his knives including the 'performance test' blade signed by MS Tim Hancock.)

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    That's IT! What you see above are only the knives which either won an award or the makers had me shoot. There were SO many other great knives bought and sold, or simply didn't get photographed.

    I promised images finished within two weeks. I'm two days early. ;) :thumbsup:

    We expect to return to the ICCE Show next year. Thanks for viewing!

    Jim & Susan Cooper
     
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  17. Jason Fry

    Jason Fry KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jun 5, 2008
    Thanks again for your wonderful work, Jim. Looking forward to next year.
     
  18. Ron Sabbagh

    Ron Sabbagh Gold Member Gold Member

    244
    Sep 15, 1999
    Shane...congrats on the MS AND the wedding!!!

    Thanks again Coop. GREAT stuff.
     
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  19. SharpByCoop

    SharpByCoop Enjoying the discussions Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 8, 2001
    A few more sneaked in.... :)

    Brett Smith - T-Star leather - Claremore, Oklahoma
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    Michael Walker - Taos, New Mexico
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    Rick Genovese / Daniele Pozzi - USA/Italy
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