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Important Info! Fiddleback Friday 7/12/19

Discussion in 'Fiddleback Forge Knives' started by VANCE, Jul 12, 2019.

  1. VANCE

    VANCE Allen, I have an axe to grind with you. Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 13, 2006
    Fiddleback Friday 7/12/19

    A percentage of profits from Fiddleback Friday will go to our charity of choice, “Give Us Paws”.

    These will go live at Fiddleback Forge's website at 9PM EST.
    Discussions are here, but grab yours on the site!

    Here's the link:
    https://fiddlebackforge.com/collections/fiddlebackfriday

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    Bow Legged Joe - Green Curly Oak - SCANDI - Natural Liners - Yellow Pinstripes - 5” OAL - 3/32" A2 - SFT - 190712 01 - $270


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    Shaman - Natural Canvas - Commando - 7.5” OAL - 1/8" A2 - SFT - 190712 02 - $170


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    Bush Hermit - Emerald Burlap - Natural Liners - White Pinstripes - 8.75” OAL - 1/8" A2 - SFT - 190712 03 - $315


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    Hunter - Arctic Cells - Black Liners - Blue Pinstripes - 9.25” OAL - 5/32" A2 - TT - 190712 04 - $405


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    Patch - Merlot Maple Burl - Black Liners - Pink Pinstripes - 7” OAL - 3/32" A2 - SFT - 190712 05 - $300


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    Loner - Waterfall Bubinga - Natural Liners - White Pinstripes - 7.25” OAL - 3/32" A2 - TT - 190712 06 - $370


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    Recluse - Brown Burlatex - Black Liners - White Pinstripes - 8.5” OAL - 1/8" A2 - SFT - 190712 07 - $315


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    Hiking Buddy - Cross Cut Micarta - Ivory Linen Bolsters - Natural Liners - 7.25” OAL - 3/32" CPM154 - TT - 190712 08 - $435


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    Solo - Alien Pod -Black Bolsters - Black Liners - 6.25” OAL - 3/32" A2 - TT - 190712 09 - $340


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    Runt - Blueberry Burlap - Natural Bolsters - Natural Liners - 5.5” OAL - 3/32" CPM154 - TT - 190712 10 - $360


    Here's the link again:
    https://fiddlebackforge.com/collections/fiddlebackfriday

    Want more photos? Check the email newsletter…or the blog post on the website under News & Events.
     
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  2. Choppaman

    Choppaman Gold Member Gold Member

    May 6, 2017
  3. VANCE

    VANCE Allen, I have an axe to grind with you. Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 13, 2006
    thanks!
    i thought it turned out awesome!
     
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  4. Tutone

    Tutone Gold Member Gold Member

    451
    Feb 9, 2017
    Ya, that is an Epic Hiking Buddy for sure, WoW‼️ Good to see a Shaman too
     
  5. NUTRAMAC

    NUTRAMAC Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 8, 2014
    Wow it’s been forever since I checked a batch out and you guys drop this kinda of awesomeness!
    @Fiddleback well done Andy
     
  6. Warrior108

    Warrior108 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 24, 2012
    I like the Patch color combo, the Loner, absolutely the Hiking Buddy!, the Loner and the Solo :thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
  7. VANCE

    VANCE Allen, I have an axe to grind with you. Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 13, 2006
    thanks
    i think its important to point out the awesomeness of the pink on the Patch to @Fiddleback
     
  8. NoRest

    NoRest Gold Member Gold Member

    787
    Nov 27, 2015
    The pink looks good with the Merlot maple burl Andy.
    @Fiddleback
     
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  9. Warrior108

    Warrior108 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 24, 2012
    Wowwwww

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  10. NoRest

    NoRest Gold Member Gold Member

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    Nov 27, 2015
  11. Southern Gent

    Southern Gent Gold Member Gold Member

    895
    Apr 3, 2015
    You trying to torment me by matching that HB with my Loner???
     
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  12. jaz322

    jaz322 Gold Member Gold Member

    540
    Feb 1, 2015
    If you want it, you best be quick w the keyboard on that HB tonight S.G.
     
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  13. Fiddleback Outpost

    Fiddleback Outpost Fiddleback Forge Knives & Fiddleback Outpost Gear

    526
    Apr 29, 2016
    Here's the in-hand video...



    Unfortunately, no @Outpost Allison on this one.
     
  14. got2hav1

    got2hav1 Gold Member Gold Member

    198
    Apr 27, 2013
    Hiking Buddy is awesome. Nicest HB I've seen.
     
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  15. VANCE

    VANCE Allen, I have an axe to grind with you. Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 13, 2006
    thats a big negative
     
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  16. RobbieB

    RobbieB Gold Member Gold Member

    447
    Jul 13, 2017
    The Hiking Buddy is phenomenal. My personal preference, though, is for shorter bolsters. I see them as accents to enhance or complement the appearance of the primary handle material. If the length of the bolster is near that of the scale, the role of accent diminishes, and it sometimes becomes a toss up as to which is dominant. In this particular example, it still looks good, but in my opinion, the only possible improvement to this knife would be for the bolsters to end half-way between the pins. That said, between its appearance, 3/32", TT and stainless (!), I couldn't resist this one.
     
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  17. Comprehensivist

    Comprehensivist Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Aug 23, 2008
    Great score on the HB @RobbieB ! That is certainly a stunner.

    I totally agree with your comments on the length of the bolster to keep it as an accent rather than a large portion of the handle. My favorite era looks-wise was when Ken Craggs was setting them up. I don’t know why but really long bolsters make me think back to the era when women wore those silly leg warmers as a fashion statement. :eek: I don’t get how some things become popular trends. I guess I am out of touch in that regard.

    Enjoy the Hiking Buddy. Cross-cut micarta with antique linen is a fabulous looking combo that needs to continue. :thumbsup: I can see how folks could build a collection around that handle set-up.

    Phil
     
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  18. jb33

    jb33 Gold Member Gold Member

    93
    Mar 31, 2017
    I really hope more 3/32" CPM 154 TT Hiking Buddies will be in the pipeline. Will not hold my breath, that one was stunning!
     
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  19. VANCE

    VANCE Allen, I have an axe to grind with you. Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 13, 2006
    why not
    i got 2 more bars of 3/32" CPM on Friday
     
  20. Warrior108

    Warrior108 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Apr 24, 2012
    Oooooo nice. That would go perfect with a black bolstered ruby OS Bushnub :D:thumbsup:

    edit: Yes, I know the blanks got carried to the safe. But they can come out just as easy. All it takes is a stroll to the safe. lol

    edit 2: A case of beer could even find its way to sit on top of the safe, to make the walk more worth while. ;)
     
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2019
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