Moore Maker

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by waynorth, Sep 14, 2017.

  1. waynorth

    waynorth Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Nov 19, 2005
    Thanks, cbach!!:thumbsup:
    Typical creative-minded student!!:D:D
    [QUOTE="black mamba:
    Pretty knife, Charlie, and very similar to my very first GEC knife, a Big Jack. Since Bill was at the helm of Queen when your MM was made, one can easily see the heritage. I'd call your Moore Maker a Big Jack as well.

    Thanks for the comparison, Jeff!! It appears that cutlers who move from place to place bring their patterns with them!!:rolleyes::)
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  2. waynorth

    waynorth Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Nov 19, 2005
    I borrowed your picture for a closer comparison, Jeff! I hope that's OK!!??
    Big Jack comp 1.jpg Big Jack comp 2.jpg
    Another thread idea!! Patterns that transitioned cutleries; although, these are not precisely identical!
  3. black mamba

    black mamba Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 21, 2009
    Any time you want, Charlie!
  4. Pàdruig

    Pàdruig Live and Let Die Platinum Member

    Dec 1, 2016
    Charlie, my Moore Maker has two shields as well, just like yours. I thought it might have been a mistake as well but after seeing others, it has made me curious.
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  5. Mitt


    Aug 31, 2017
    Can't believe I hadn't added this on here.
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  6. mbkr

    mbkr Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    Picked up this single blade with some nice bone handles. Its approximately 3.9 inches long. It has no date and no model number on it hmmm.gif
    Single blade muskrat? Its almost exactly the same size as a Buck 302. I think it was made by Queen just because it feels like a Queen knife to me. It has the double shield. My first MM with the double shield.

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  7. K33ncutter

    K33ncutter Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 24, 2020
    Muskrat, made by Queen for Moore Maker in 1995.
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  8. BP_

    BP_ Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 26, 2015
    Here’s a MM boys knife I’m pretty fond of. Picked it up not too long ago and it’s been a handy little companion. I’ve got another one on the way here shortly.. but I don’t have pictures of it just yet.. :rolleyes:

    And after some use, Ive got a nice patina going on it.
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  9. cudgee

    cudgee Gold Member Gold Member

    May 13, 2019
    That is one of the "NICEST " knives i have ever seen, just fantastic. That is a really good get. i'm impressed.:cool::cool::cool::cool::cool::cool:
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  10. BP_

    BP_ Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 26, 2015
    Thank you! It’s really grown on me. The size and blade shape really hit the sweet spot. F&F is very impressive as well :thumbsup:
  11. tendog

    tendog Basic Member Basic Member

    Dec 13, 2018
    My well used Moore Maker bird and trout . I have cleaned many a fish and skinned lots of squirrels with it . 002.JPG
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  12. tendog

    tendog Basic Member Basic Member

    Dec 13, 2018
    I have numerous moore maker, 001.JPG so thought I would add a few more pics and if you guys don't get bored with these I will drag out my stash for some more pics
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  13. BP_

    BP_ Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 26, 2015
    Here’s one Eric made for me. 1 of 1, but still applicable to the thread. And the MM I showed earlier in the thread was the inspiration for this one coming to life. Thought I’d share here.

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  14. tendog

    tendog Basic Member Basic Member

    Dec 13, 2018
    These are my favorites 002.JPG
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  15. Leslie Tomville

    Leslie Tomville Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 19, 2016


    The Canal Street Cutlery Cooperative also made this pattern for Moore Maker in Ironwood and several other cover
    materials. They are well made, and,
    as far as I am aware, are the last knives to bear the Canal Street Cutlery tang stamp. This one and the Boy’s Knife are still available from Moore Maker with various options.

    Great Boy's Knives @Matt_WY , @JohnDF , and @Coreysbu , Canal Street Cutlery sure went out on a good note!
    Last edited: Jul 31, 2020
  16. Matt_WY

    Matt_WY Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 30, 2018
    Here’s one of the recent Moore Maker iron wood boys knife made by Canal Street Coop. No half stop, great little knife.
  17. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    Might as well post my Moore Maker/Canal Street Boys knife too.
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  18. Wild Ben

    Wild Ben Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 16, 2016
    IMG_1696.JPG My one and only MM - I bought used from someone in Alaska- if only it could talk, I bet it could tell some interesting stories!
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  19. Coreysbu

    Coreysbu Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 2, 2019
    Sure, why not... boys knife. 20200605_192702_compress31.jpg
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  20. mrknife

    mrknife Gold Member Gold Member

    May 9, 2010
    beautiful! if the MMs were like that, theyd probably fly off the shelves
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