What Fiddlebacks are you looking for?

Discussion in 'Fiddleback Forge Knives' started by joarthur, Jan 25, 2016.

  1. Scotcha


    Oct 25, 2013
    Strictly non-knife people :)
  2. Szilard


    Mar 5, 2012
    I'm into the stainless as well, although it is less of a priority for me.

    Wasps and a stainless Scorpions with a guard. I had a beautiful Wasp that I patina'ed with mustard and loved but I gifted it to a family member. I want a replacement Wasp and I've been on the hunt for that Scorpion for over a year, although I've recently slipped in my fanatical hunt.
  3. VANCE

    VANCE Moderator Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Gold Member

    Mar 13, 2006
    dont look at last weeks thread
    check in more regularly and welcome back
  4. Szilard


    Mar 5, 2012
    Wow. That's like when you are in the shower and the water suddenly turns ice cold. What a nice piece!
  5. whitty

    whitty Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Aug 25, 2005
  6. adequacy


    Mar 19, 2014
    For me, most models with bolsters and synthetic handles. 3/32 and 1/8 TT all the way!
  7. Kirkwood

    Kirkwood Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Dec 29, 2012
  8. jwillmot


    Jun 24, 2015
    I own 2 fiddlebacks so far.
    I'm currently watching for an Esquire, Minimuk TT and a Sneaky Pete TT.
    I like a lot of handle configurations, just looking for the 1 that appeals to me.
  9. trestle


    Feb 2, 2008
    Kephart with 1/8" tapered tang, bolstered synthetic over synthetic, dove-tailed in the old school style.
  10. baylea


    Oct 7, 2010
    tt scorpion/swedged tt bushcrafter blk/tan/orange pin
  11. kurpak

    kurpak Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 31, 2008
    Woodsmans seem few and far between these days.
    5/32" A2 TT with dark colored burlap, no bolsters, green pinstripes.
  12. Marl71


    Oct 15, 2015
    I'm looking for a Handyman convex ground with a thicker handle in 1/8 or 3/32 SFT. Bolstered with straight grain wood, shadetree, or just plain canvas micarta (all neutral colors) are my preferred handle configurations. Seems like many of them lately have been scandi ground, have burl handles, or both. One will pop up eventually, and I plan to get a production hiking buddy in the meantime.
  13. Wilsonhome

    Wilsonhome Professional Chupacabra Tamer Platinum Member

    Oct 11, 2014
    Woodsman, Ladyfingers, Runt and Stubby Muk with wood handles. Wood and OD (and some other) bolster configurations. Love bocote & OD. A bolstered woodsman is my number one thing right now. It seems like I just keep getting busy and hitting the thread too late.
  14. herpingmad


    Mar 2, 2013
    I'm waiting for a 1/8 convex Stainless terrasaur with micarta handles. Haven't seen many like that but I'm patient haha
  15. rpn

    rpn Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 17, 2008
    For me, a 1/8" convex Recluse with white micarta...:excitement:
  16. 1 ADAM12

    1 ADAM12

    Nov 22, 2013
    I'm looking for a small one for skinning game, in 154..,not sure the thickness, I guess the thinner ones, maybe the runt is the way to go, what do ya'll suggest? Thanks.:confused:
  17. TxSportsman


    Feb 7, 2014
    A minimuk or patch in 3/32" or 1/8"
  18. 1 ADAM12

    1 ADAM12

    Nov 22, 2013
  19. Imrahil


    Jun 18, 2013
    Bow Legged Chopper, 3 Finger Joe, Snub Nose, Wood Pecker, Palmer, Scandi Carver, EDC 1, Old School 2 Finger Karda Scandi, anything with the old style popcorn spalting, SS Nesmuk, a .25" Runt, and a Toothpick.


    Oh, a TT Camp Knife and a Comp Cutter would be killer as well!
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2016
  20. keith-w


    Feb 3, 2011
    I have been wanting a Handyman with convex grind and synthetic handles (if bolstered i prefer them black).

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