One thing I've noticed is that a slip with a square cut bottom stays upright in my front right jeans or shorts pocket much better than a slip with a rounded bottom. Sadly, the vast majority of slips seem to have the rounded bottoms.
What a huge loss to the knife world. Tony's designs were always distinctive and always beautiful.
Nice bio here: Tony Bose, BLADE Magazine Cutlery Hall of Fame® Inductee, Passes Away - BLADE Magazine
Sincere condolences to his family.
Thanks for the offer and if you have time, I'd be curious to know if the stone will reach the edge of either at 15 degrees without bumping into the clamp.
But I've also gotten an update from a nice gent at Work Sharp who was kind enough to do a little checking. He tells me that on a small Old...
Well done on the Spydie, and great pics.
I have many traditionals and I sharpen them to 15 degrees per side. The problem with many clamp type sharpeners is that, at 15 degrees and with the typical narrow blades of a trad, the stones don't make contact with the blade. Rather, they'll hit the...
13 for me---believe it or not, it's long been my lucky number.
Thanks for the generous giveaway, Rick, and congratulations on the 10 year anniversary. Your contributions to the forum have been tremendous and we're lucky to have you. Here's to the next 10 years!
I am very sorry at Berk's passing. We were friends for over 35 years in a different arena---the Travis County Courthouse. We had both been prosecutors in early days and later criminal defense lawyers. In more recent years we got to be better friends due to our mutual interest in knives. While I...
dazzleaj, thanks for your posts. I likewise have found the fine diamond on the Angle Set handy when the Sharpmaker brown ceramics aren't quite enough. And the Angle Set really is a great value for the money.
Thank you, everyone, for all the posts and kind remarks. It's no wonder that I've made a lot of good friends here---so many folks who love both knives and dogs!
I appreciate you all, and tonight Rosalinda and I will toast both you and the pups!
9) Case Half Whittler #6208 in Red Jigged Bone is now SOLD.
PP received. Thanks, Rick. And thanks for kicking in extra to cover the PP fees---very kind of you! I'll get this one on its way to you tomorrow with a t/n.
Thanks for helping the pups!