What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?


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Sep 13, 2017


Rainy Saturday, bad light....
Black & white : Mozzetta by Gigi Sechi and "Jacknife" by Jérôme Bellon.
Have a nice week-end :)

Very nice.
Dec 17, 2004
Otter Anker Messer today. I think these represent good value with good QC for a readily available knife


Wow, gorgeous photo! You really got the colors to pop, the contrasts, dark to the brass, and to the leather color... Just gorgeous lighting and composition!

Nice knife too. I really should get one while I can. Keep seeing them and saying maybe someday...

Jack Black

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Dec 2, 2005
Exquisite painted horn, Jack. :cool::thumbsup:

Today for Black Friday... Black Alox Cadet and Charlie Lamb.

Thank you John, what a great Black Friday pairing :cool: :) :thumbsup:

Just got this Fontinelle Pataud 5 Coqs (5 Roosters) off the Exchange. At 4.44" it's a good sized knife. The F&F and mechanics are just perfect.
Makes a great picnic knife!



Nice pick-up Gary :) :thumbsup:

Sounds good, Jack. And I love book recommendations, keep’em coming!

From the same publisher, I very much enjoyed this one, which contains some fascinating history :thumbsup:


Heading into the weekend with the indomitable #42 Missouri Trapper--have a great Friday, everyone!

I love that blade profile, great lines :cool: :thumbsup:

That's hilarious, Jack! There was quite a wealth of non-fiction Western characters helping create a vast amount of great Western fiction books!:eek::cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:

Your horn covered Lamb is quite a startling beauty, while your classic Sheffield spear looks as tasty as that bread!:D:thumbsup::thumbsup:

He was certainly a funny character JJ :rolleyes: Thank you for the kind words my friend :) :thumbsup:

Going with these two slicers today; a kind of "surf and turf" combo. :)

Two beautiful knives I could stare at all day :cool: :) :thumbsup:

Yes and no, Jack. It's a knife that is most certainly inspired by Kephart's design but in a considerably scaled down version. I have a couple more of these in different size (one larger and one mid sized) in the works from the same maker. It is his take on the Kephart design - with some of his personal design changes.

Here is the little Auk3 beside the Becker Kephart.


Personally, I like the jigging that I see Case do a bit better than what GEC produces and far better than what Queen/S&M produced in recent decades. I agree with you in that I usually do not like Case's dyes but every once in awhile, I find a gem.


Some of the nicest jigging that I own is on this Lambsfoot that @glennbad did up for me - I can't recall where he sourced the bone but I like that there are no smooth spots.


Thanks for the comparison pic Dylan, two useful knives there for sure :) I love that green bone on your Case Copperhead, and it's great to see your @glennbad -modded Lamb again :cool: :thumbsup:

I've been carrying this Taylor Schrade 89OT stockman (that came with a deck of cards) this week:
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Also carrying a Colt stag canoe this week:
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- GT

I bought one of those for a friend's lad Gary, he was very pleased with both cards and knife! :) Nice-looking Colt Canoe too amigo :) :thumbsup:

View attachment 1543386 View attachment 1543387 View attachment 1543388 View attachment 1543389 View attachment 1543390 View attachment 1543391 Been chasing a case saddlehorn for quite sometime but I wanted it in CV steel finally found one I really like pocket worn gray bone Crandall jigged. F&F is great blades centered very happy with this one

I'm glad you managed to find one Al :) :thumbsup:

Hope everyone is having a great weekend :) :thumbsup:




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