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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. Ramrodmb

    Ramrodmb Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 9, 2010
    Carrying this Case XX 92 Texas Jack today. Made when Case was at the top of their game, it's hard to find a finer knife. Got lucky for $15 at a flea market. Still with factory edge.:D
    Hope everyone has a good one.:thumbsup:

    Lovely Stag, Jack and cool fish knives!:cool:
  2. 5K Qs

    5K Qs Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2014
    I think the posts quoted here are mostly from Monday; I'm running behind again. :(

    That's impressive DIY jigging, Jeff!! :thumbsup::thumbsup::cool: What tool(s) did you use? Is some kind of "jig" actually involved? I don't think I know the origin of the word in the bone context. Was the re-assembly "secret" the one about a razor blade shim in the pivot?

    I appreciate your remarks, Harvey. :)

    Thanks for the CJ info, JJ; I learn something on BF almost every day! :cool::thumbsup: (Now if only I could remember it all ...:rolleyes:)
    What's your traveling trio?
    I'm definitely "over the moon" about the sowbelly that arrived Monday; have to get some photos.

    Impressive cumulative blade length in that pair! ;):thumbsup::thumbsup:

    Thanks, Mark. :)

    Thanks for the recipe; it sure turned out well! :cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:

    Bewitching bone, Steve! :thumbsup::cool::thumbsup:

    Stellar stag canoe, Gary! :cool::cool::thumbsup: Is that the smaller size, or the normal 3 5/8"?

    Y:eek:WZA! That's a preeminent pair, Nick! :thumbsup::cool::cool:

    Sounds like irrefutable logic to me! ;):cool::cool:

    Thanks for the info about the red-butt sheep, Jack! ;):thumbsup::cool:
    Outstanding duo for your York trip! :cool::thumbsup::cool:

    Thanks for the personal attention you give to so many of us in your multi quotes, Stuart! :):thumbsup:

    Your trio of Case blues blew me away, Stuart! ;):thumbsup::thumbsup:

    Thanks, Dean. :) Re-discovering a knife you've had so long must be a treat! :thumbsup::thumbsup::cool:

    Such a distinctive knife! :cool::thumbsup::thumbsup: You have a lot of splendid Barlows, Dean, but that's probably the one I like best. :)

    Thanks for the research report, John. :):thumbsup::cool::thumbsup: First-rate trio of knives!

    - GT
  3. Pt-Luso

    Pt-Luso Basic Member Basic Member

    Nov 8, 2014
    Today with A. Wright & Son, Hartshead Barlow.;):thumbsup:

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  4. Jack Black

    Jack Black Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2005
    Thanks very much Mark, you got a great bargain there, fine pattern :) :thumbsup:

    Thanks a lot Gary :) :thumbsup:
  5. cjtamu

    cjtamu Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 6, 2018
    Ain't estate sales wonderful? Beautiful old Case. I might carry a "new" estate sale find myself today :)
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  6. Peregrin

    Peregrin Traditional Forum Moderator Moderator Gold Member

    Sep 2, 2004
    Thanks! That's the Baby, Gary. I picked this one up at the Zippo - Case Store in Bradford, PA. It was the nicest of the 2 they had available.
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  7. dc50

    dc50 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 14, 2006
    Good day to you :D
    56 Dogleg Jack Knife Frontier Bone .JPG
  8. Half/Stop

    Half/Stop Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 25, 2014
    Wow Paul! You got a beautiful example my friend! :thumbsup: :D

    Mark, it doesn’t get much better than that XX 6292! :thumbsup: :cool:
  9. JaxBaron

    JaxBaron Basic Member Basic Member

    Jul 4, 2016
  10. cjtamu

    cjtamu Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 6, 2018
  11. Travman

    Travman Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 26, 2016
  12. Half/Stop

    Half/Stop Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 25, 2014
    I’m carrying these two today. A Northfield Blood Red #73 Scout from 2011 and a Wright’s Ebony Guardians Lambsfoot from 2018.

  13. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    Nice! You have a beautiful one with great bone color.

    I guess it was no surprise that the bigger knives fared the best.

    Nice reverse dogleg, Dave. :cool: :thumbsup:
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  14. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    Happy Wooden Wednesday
    Two very nice knives today dressed in my favorite ebony wood.
  15. Half/Stop

    Half/Stop Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 25, 2014
    Very nice indeed John! :thumbsup: :D
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  16. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    Thank you, Ron. :)
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  17. dc50

    dc50 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 14, 2006
    Looking good John. :thumbsup::cool:
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  18. JohnDF

    JohnDF Gold Member Gold Member

    May 14, 2018
    Thank you, Dave. :)
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  19. DelOro

    DelOro Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 17, 2016

    Wild Horse Wednesday :p Have an outstanding hump day morning! :D

  20. Amir Fleschwund

    Amir Fleschwund Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 29, 2008
    That’s a stunner to me!
    Wow. This is why I like to poke around a flea market once in a while.
    That’s nice at any price.
    I appreciate your compliments and interest, my friend! Very kind.
    I used this bit in a Dremel.
    Put on the cheaters/magnifying readers, and picked out one of my Voos knives to set in front of me for inspiration.

    No, not the razor blade thing. Sometimes, after I get the last pin in, and test out the pull, and how well the spring and blade work together, the pull is too hard. This one was darn near impossible to open, I couldn’t imagine using it like that after sharpening the blade.
    I found a thread from a few years ago in which @glennbad mentioned carefully working the blade tang to ease the pull. It works. And also helped my understanding of how the tang and spring work together in opening, half stops, and closing.

    Schrade Walden 163 rope knife in walnut, and a modded Camillus TL-29 in bocote for Woodnesday.
    BBD57DB8-7156-4ECE-B1E4-50E26F764DC2.jpeg B84E099D-4EF4-4FF3-9F43-3B8ED58A1EA3.jpeg And a couple of leaves.
    I grew this sugar maple from seed, and it’s now about 14 or 15 inches at the base. Every year, one particular branch starts to turn color while the entire rest of the tree is solidly green still.

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