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"James B. Lile The Arkansas Knifesmith" The Book!


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Jun 3, 2004
For twenty-one years, between 1969 and his untimely death in early 1991, Jimmy Lile created some of the finest and most original custom knives and other edged weapons known. Along the way, a legend began to grow. For, in doing what he loved during his short lifetime, this modest and likeable man became known far and wide as "the Arkansas Knifesmith", as well as "Knifesmith to the World." Jimmy's classic Bowie knives, the distinctive fixed blade knives, Jimmy's favorite folding knives including his original patented "Lile Lock" Folding Hunters, the custom axes, cutlery and other items he made, and-of course-the deservedly famous "Rambo" series of movie knives, all contributed their part to the Lile knifemaking legend. Thanks to Jimmy's avid following, the desirability and collectabilty of Lile knives not only continue to this time but in fact are still growing! So enjoy opening the covers of this book and discover why the Jimmy Lile Legend lives on today....

This 528 page hardbound book by Jack Lucarelli and John Hill is a wonderful tribute to one of the finest men in modern times, James B. Lile. The reader enjoys learning about the beginning of Lile Knives, the hard work and sacrafice that went into building the reputation and integrity of putting your name on a product you made with your hands. Filled with photos, production information, and many until now little known facts and Jimmy and Marilyn Lile. This coffee table book needs to be in the hands of any collector or non-collector that had the privledge to meet Jimmy Lile! This is sure to become a collector's piece!! Just delivered by the publisher and John Hill gave me several to sell to other collectors. These are new a fresh and will not be removed from publishers case until I ship them to you! Only $129.95 and that includes shipping within ConUS! PayPal accepted!


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