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What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by jackknife, Apr 8, 2008.

  1. Pàdruig

    Pàdruig Live and Let Die Platinum Member

    Dec 1, 2016
    My carry has been pretty static the last few weeks but I brought along a smaller companion as well today.

  2. Prester John

    Prester John Gold Member Gold Member

    May 20, 2018
    The Case trapper has been around for about a century, I believe. It is an extraordinary knife.
    Two large blades that will handle about anything, and a handle that was made for me.
  3. cigarrodog

    cigarrodog Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 18, 2014
    @Duckdog - Stuart, that was funny. It’s a sparkles paste that my wife uses to highlight her hair, as well as to accent her eye shadow.
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  4. kai76


    Jun 5, 2009
    @Duckdog Thanks Stuart. Love the pick bone and the swedge on the main blade of your Primble today!:thumbsup::thumbsup: It’s a beautiful knife!
    Duckdog likes this.
  5. JJ Cahill

    JJ Cahill Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 10, 2018
    Today my pocket tote will be a couple Robeson knives; a scout from '11-'21 and a Barlow from '48-'59.:rolleyes:
  6. steelnut

    steelnut Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2007
  7. Travman

    Travman Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2016
  8. Leslie Tomville

    Leslie Tomville Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 19, 2016
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    I have wanted to add a Scrimshaw knife to my collection for quite a while. Several weeks ago, I came across a very talented artist and decided to entrust her with a GEC white bone 78 as her canvas. She normally uses Chinese knives to keep the cost down, but I cannot abide by those products. She did a great job. I can lose myself in the scene she created.

    @r8shell , I know you love Scrimshaw and thought you might enjoy seeing this.

    @Gevonovich and @meako , as the Porch’s two poet laureates, I thought this knife might fire your imaginations!

    Thanks @solphilos , the 78 is a classic. The walk and talk of every one that I have owned has been perfect. I thought the shape and large size of the handles would give her a lot of real estate to draw on.

    Thanks Ron @Half/Stop !
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2019
  9. solphilos

    solphilos Basic Member Basic Member

    Oct 17, 2009
    Wow! Stunning scrimshaw my friend, and on the perfect medium as well. Though I'm probably biased as I think the #78 is the greatest GEC out there.
    Laurelbb and Leslie Tomville like this.
  10. Half/Stop

    Half/Stop Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 25, 2014
    Beautiful Scrimshaw! :thumbsup: Congratulations on that one of a kind jewel! :)
    cigarrodog and Leslie Tomville like this.
  11. joeradza

    joeradza Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 6, 2014
  12. r8shell

    r8shell Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 16, 2010
    Don't worry, anyone who would think that's silly wouldn't be reading this forum. :p Heck, I've taken a couple knives out to a movie (a documentary about British soldiers in WW1, I wanted to carry a few 100 year old knives in my pocket - one English and one German made) :D
    Best wishes for your health. :):thumbsup:
    So cool! That's great work, thanks for showing it. :cool::thumbsup:
    TFBraden, Duckdog, JJ Cahill and 9 others like this.
  13. Half/Stop

    Half/Stop Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 25, 2014
    I’m totin these two today! Hope y’all have a blessed weekend! :)

  14. Amir Fleschwund

    Amir Fleschwund Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 29, 2008
    ‘Preciate it JJ!

    Great knife, and I love the photo with the rain in the distance.
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  15. DCFree

    DCFree Gold Member Gold Member

    May 24, 2019
    Of my (too) many knives, this is the one. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  16. Amir Fleschwund

    Amir Fleschwund Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 29, 2008
    Nice pair, especially ‘Ol Scratchy there on the right. But my eyes are drawn to that beautiful walnut crotch wood your knives are posing on.

    You have a blessed weekend as well, Ron! So far, so good...

    After an extremely late start due to our wettest May in recorded history, the vegetable garden is catching up nicely. Broccoli heads are 3 or 4 inches across, a bunch of sweet grilling peppers are almost ready, and beans and squashes are blooming. I’m looking forward to the entire day in the perennial borders moving plants, battling the creeping charlie, and transplanting some young walnuts and oaks planted by the squirrels, so todays knives were picked with that in mind.

    If you look closely in the squash blossom, you can see a bee doing what bees do... 0DED40C5-F89D-4E17-851F-B3FE1D8E97DA.jpeg
  17. SteveC

    SteveC Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 13, 2017
    These two today


  18. VCM3

    VCM3 Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Oct 26, 2005
    John is grinding with 20" contact wheel these days
  19. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
  20. Tyd450

    Tyd450 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 25, 2015

    Decided to stick with the real lambfoot, no fake lambsfeet 'round these parts
    Lift link, TFBraden, Duckdog and 23 others like this.

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