What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

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

  1. Half/Stop

    Half/Stop Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 25, 2014
    You are most welcome Harry! I’m glad we could surprise you and Nancy. I hope you will use both knives. Just like a team of borrowed mules! It’s like I was telling Pam just now! I’ve got a lot of knives. Truth be told (probably too many)! ;) We’ve got friends too. But, we’re extremely proud to know and count you and Nancy as close friends! :thumbsup: Y’all stay safe and well! :)
     
  2. 5K Qs

    5K Qs Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2014
    Alox Knife of the Week is an '86 Soldier (thanks, Ken):
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    non-Alox SAK of the Week is a Tinker:
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    Bailed non-SAK is a Marbles "demo" knife:
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    International Knife of the Week is a Mercator Black Cat:
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    - GT
     
  3. tmd_87

    tmd_87 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 29, 2016
    These two helped add more fencing to the garden, mowed and weedeated the rest. I'm tired. Been working since 8am! :confused: :thumbsup::cool::thumbsup:[​IMG]
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  4. Wild Ben

    Wild Ben Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jan 16, 2016
    IMG_2184.JPG Ebony Lambfoot and a (new!) Case peanut. A cold and windy April day with the first little flowers to poke their noses out - some kind of Siberian something or other - I can never remember the name.
     
  5. sunknife

    sunknife Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 28, 2018
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  6. Spaten

    Spaten Basic Member Basic Member

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    Dec 27, 2015
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    I hope everyone enjoyed the weekend. I decided today was a good day for a scout.
     
  7. TheFactor

    TheFactor Life is good ! Platinum Member

    Feb 26, 2015
    Another fresh application of Obenauf on my leather sheath:thumbsup:
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  8. Corn Fed

    Corn Fed Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jan 14, 2017

    Looks like we may finally get some baseball. Grapefruit League vs. Cactus League. I'm not joking. We'll see.
     
  9. Duckdog

    Duckdog Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 26, 2012
    The Tinker is a go-to, too, for me, GT.

    What a precocious peanut! Very nice.

    A good day for a good scout, pal.
    - Stuart
     
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  10. Pàdruig

    Pàdruig Live and Let Die Platinum Member

    Dec 1, 2016
    I think I might have missed a quote or two but this software is darned unusable between 7-7:30pm Pacific as of late...

    In any case, thank you for the kind compliments, fellas!


    A splash of color for me today.

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  11. cigarrodog

    cigarrodog Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 18, 2014
    I noticed the same phenomena between 9 and 9:30(CDT).

    A pair of handsome GECs, Dylan.
     
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  12. Duckdog

    Duckdog Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 26, 2012
    I, too, noticed a warp in the weave as the sun crossed over the yardarm signaling the Cocktail Hour.

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    - Stuart
     
  13. Pàdruig

    Pàdruig Live and Let Die Platinum Member

    Dec 1, 2016
    Thank you, Harvey! I really enjoyed seeing that new Lambsfoot you scooped up - very fine.
     
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  14. JJ Cahill

    JJ Cahill Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 10, 2018
    Thanks so much Jack!!!
    What a lovely threesome you have today; a wonderful Sheffield lamb followed by a sweet BB Winchester and a classic old Solingen fixed blade, very cool!:cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:
    Great shots of your very sharp looking totes today, Jeff; I can literally feel the points of both clips blades!:eek::thumbsup::thumbsup:
    Thank you kindly, Ron!!!
    I can see the clouds clearing "way out west:" it must be your excellent pairing today!:D:thumbsup::thumbsup:
    Your wonderful old tote is definitely the "cat's meow" Gev; love the unique federal style shield, as well!;):thumbsup::thumbsup:
    Thank you very much, Harvey!!!
    Two fabulous images and totes today; I really dig the old Robeson with the BB card of Lou "Iron Man" Gehrig; what an era!:rolleyes::thumbsup::thumbsup:
    That's hilarious Stuart!!! Very cool Queen, too!:cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
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  15. Jack Black

    Jack Black Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2005
    I don't think he layed many of the bricks himself Gary ;) Your Nealy is cute as a button my friend :) :thumbsup:

    Sheffield cutlers still call those covers Bexoid today, even though they are now made from a more modern, and slightly harder plastic. Bexoid was cellulose acetate, and one of a range of plastics made by the British Xylonite Company. It was used by many Sheffield knife manufacturers, perhaps most famously, for WW2 era British Army clasp knives, which were produced in huge quantities in the city :thumbsup:

    Maybe Ron! :D I bet they can, they're very rare here. You stay safe pal :thumbsup:

    LOL! :D Can I get :grumpy: ?! ;) :thumbsup:

    Thank you Harvey :)

    There was a time, long ago, when I used to put a lot of those in my mouth Stuart ;) :D :thumbsup:

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    Fantastic pics Harvey :) :thumbsup:

    No, you got it my friend :) :thumbsup:

    Wonderful gifts from one great guy to another :) Well done Ron, looks like Pam did a great job of those masks :) Who'd have thought we'd have been gifting each other masks six months ago? o_O Sure is a great time for ugly folk! :D :thumbsup:
     
  16. Jack Black

    Jack Black Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2005
    Welcome to the Dark Side Stuart! :D Very interesting :cool: I forgot, I have one of those, I thought it was for sampling sausage, which is what I'm likely to use it for? ;) :thumbsup:

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    Great knives for tough times Gary :thumbsup:

    Nice work Taylor, and a nicely-matched working pair :thumbsup:

    Those two go well together Ben, nice pic :thumbsup:

    Tuesday is it? :confused: Have a good one folks, and stay safe :thumbsup:

    I picked up a bit of a mixture today, a Rosewood Hartshead Barlow, beautiful John Primble English Jack gifted to me by @Duckdog , and a knife Duane @sitflyer sent me many years ago, made from a cook's knife he sailed the world with, I call it my Chef's Special ;) :thumbsup:

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  17. Rose and Thistle Custom

    Rose and Thistle Custom Josh Mead Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    May 9, 2018
    The last week I've been going to work with a lower back that's out and when I'm home have been hurting too bad to want to get online so I had a LOT of catchup to do on the forum here.
    Today is my 41st b-day
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    This has been my favorite carry lately.

    That's really nice work, thanks for sharing.

    Pascha is the day all Orthodox are on the same calendar. I'm new calendar and most of my family is old calendar but Pascha we all agree on.

    Enjoy seeing pictures of herbs, I work with them all day long but in the dried and chopped or ground state.
     
  18. JJ Cahill

    JJ Cahill Basic Member Basic Member

    Jun 10, 2018
    After seeing that cool Gehrig/Robeson post by @cigarrodog I have Robeson on my mind. :)
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  19. btb01

    btb01 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 26, 2008
    Thanks, guys! :thumbsup: That Bull Nose is Eleanor’s knife (or will be some day), and maybe she was afraid I’d lose it in the snow, ‘cause today she insisted on going out and shoveling all the snow off the porch. :D

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    (She really did ask to go out and shovel snow. She thinks it’s great! I figure by the time she old enough to actually clear the driveway, she won’t want to do it anymore.) :confused: :D

    That’s a great care package, Harry! Well done, Ron! I have that same Maserin, and mine came ridiculously sharp, as well. It’s a nice little knife. :thumbsup:

    I had my Big Biscuit Special with me again today. (Recycled photo, taken in West Bay, Dorset, England.)

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  20. Jack Black

    Jack Black Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 2, 2005
    Sorry to hear about your back, hope it's feeling better soon :thumbsup: And Happy Birthday youngster!! :D Many Happy Returns, that looks like a great cake :) :thumbsup:

    Fabulous pair JJ :cool: :thumbsup:

    Awwww :) Well done Eleanor! :D I can (just) remember the days when chores were fun ;) :thumbsup:
     

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