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    Starting a sharpening service

    Thanks for alle the tips. The problem here in our country is that there aren't anymore Guys around on fairs or markets. I rehandle, resheath, reprofile,... Anything that requires thinkering on a knife, I've done in the past. I'm going to look at Hair shears.. I know of a cutlery store who...
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    Starting a sharpening service

    Good day to each and everyone of you, most of you wouldn't know me, as I normally sit around the porch in the traditional forum. I'm from Belgium and I' m sorry to say that knives here aren't a very big thing. Sure everyone has a kitchen knife and some pocket knives, but it's a small country...
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    Guardians of The Lambsfoot!

    After seeing all these fantastic knives and missing a point while carrying my sheep foot I really want a lambsfoot in the collection. Does anyone know of a lambsfoot knife around 3 3/4 to 4 inch blade wise? I've searched but can't seem to find a larger lambsfoot. Thanks!
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    What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

    today this helle temagami from one of the first production runs helped out making a typical flemish stew, with beef, onion, garlic, mustard and lots of good Flemish beer... now just let it simmer for 3 hours
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    What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

    Been away from the computer for a few days and have a lot to catch up o! Last days it's been my sak only, a huntsman I've carried for a few years. But today I couldn,'t resist my modded bk16. Stripped coating, dropped the point more toward the middle and full bamboo handles complete with sunk...
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    What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

    Few, after 2 days offline it's quite a reading to catch up! Sweet knives and combo's! The last two days I'm weeding my orchard, as a teacher in gardening and landscaping I'm obliged to do things proper soo... The spade and shovel are my new best friends... spitting about 2 feet deep to get all...
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    What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

    Today this rough and working celaya Pastor Carbono. 11 cm blade, so over 4 inches! Love this one, wide blade on thin stock! slices like nobodys business! enjoy the weekend, we're in for the first days of nice summer weather!
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    Updated Mora Classic series

    Amazing! A sure step up from the plastic button sheath. No more need to modify the handle on these... Can't wait!
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    What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

    Good morning on this friction Friday... Today in the pocket is my capucin knife by Phillipe Boyrie. He lives in the Pyrenees mountains. So the birthplace of this knife model and in production for more than 2000 years. It's a proper friction folder and only consists of a boxwood handle forested...
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    What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

    I have an Enzo badger convex D2, which I handled in elm burl. I'll post some. Pics when I have it on me. 8 years ago I had to ring them up for postage to Belgium as the didn't sell them online back then. This one is black micarta that's so brightly polished it looks posh in my scarred and...
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    WORLD FIRST: Corona Virus support Giveaway.

    What a fantastic opportunity and gesture. I don't have any American knives except for a buck 110 lt plastic thingy. The price for an American traditional is double or triple from domestic prizes... And I don't have any forum knives or tc's or... If you are up to it I'll pay for the postage to...
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    Long term knife storage carbon steel

    I keep some of my knives in the gardenshed not really the driest place. I keep them in closed tins, coat them in wax, beeswax is what I use, handle and blade. In each tin there's a drying package, the ones that come with dried beef jerky or in shoe boxes. Never had any problem with rust. If you...
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    What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

    Did someone say Manly? Have this one for 8 years now and it's the knife that got me hooked on well treated D2 steel... Love it! It's a pitty they don't make the classic anymore, but I like the comrade and peak 1 and 2! I haven't got a fixed by them, as I'm pretty much covered in that departement...
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    What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

    Nice knife jp! C'est un Aurillac non ? Coutellerie destannes ?
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    What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

    It's not because we're quarantained that we can't enjoy proper food. Today this 'little helper' joined in... a modded opinel 10 with wood burnings and formed as a capucin knife... Have a great one today!
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    What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

    Well pollarding is a cultural thing here in Belgium/Flanders. It's done to create tiny microhabitats for animals Athene noctua or bats. It's also a good way to collect firewood in a sustainable way and it gives the tree, in our cases willow and poplar a greater lifepsan than it would have just...
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    What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

    Because schools are closed I have to provide teaching at home for my pupils. I'm a practical teacher in gardening, so it's quite a challenge to teach this through the screen... But totday I tought them the theory behind pollarding and coppicing, the comanion for this is an old beat up victorinox...
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    What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

    Today as our school's are closed I'm teaching the kids, 3 and 5, about friction fire. The combo of this day and the days before are a Pradel by au sabot and a vic camper... The pradel has a 11cm handle and 9.5 cm blade, so hanse slightly more than 4 inch and a blade just shy of 4 inch... Great...
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    Info on Laguiole Knives

    Durand is one of the few who makes his knives in the town of Laguiole proper. I visited the store a few years back. Have a great rosewood one, 12c27 blade with 11 cm handle. It snaps shut and when you let it you'll lose half an inch of edge... So close it quietly! Fontenille pataud has worked...
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    Desert Douk-Douk.

    This story reminded me of this knife. I have this douk for a few years but never got used to the skinny handle, being used to Friedrich herder sodbusters or hippeknieps as E call them. So I took to modding this douk, removed the bail and put padouk scales on...
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