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Some Old Pictures

Discussion in 'JK Handmade Knives' started by JK Knives, Mar 12, 2019.

  1. JK Knives

    JK Knives Moderator Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 6, 2001
    Here are a few pictures of my shop when I first converted the garage into my work space. Lots of changes since then, and it`s not so clean anymore.

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  2. JK Knives

    JK Knives Moderator Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 6, 2001
    One of the biggest Gatherings at the shop, everyone got to design their own Tin Knife, and I made them. I think only two of these guys are still around here,

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  3. mykel m

    mykel m Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 11, 2009
    And the Scanduckie was born!
    An assumption on my part, but it looks like the beak facing Andy's left.

    It's nice to see where the magic begins.
    I'd show pics of my garage but I don't have one.:( ;)
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  4. mqqn

    mqqn Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 12, 2009
    Mykel nailed it! Scanduckie was born on that day.

    John - I count three - Frontiertom, JDS and myself.

    Here are links to past gatherings - enough to keep you busy through a blizzard...

    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering 01142012/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering 01302016 Aux Sable/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering 03082014 Mokena/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering 05142011/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering 03312012 Waterloo Mi/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering 05152010/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering 08272011/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering 09222018/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering 09262015/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering 101113 Waterloo Michigan/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering 11052011/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering Chelsea Mi 111012 Flying Knives/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering Clear Lake MI 032913/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering Mokena 01122013/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering Mokena 01312015/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering Mokena 08022014/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering Mokena 08052017/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering Waterloo 042015/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering Waterloo Michigan 102011/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering with Bacon 05122012/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Gathering with the Ladies Channahon Sept 15 2012/
    http://www.iammoon.com/albums/JK Knives The Gathering 092510/

    Those should keep 'yas busy -


    Last edited: Mar 14, 2019 at 10:39 PM
  5. Simplejack

    Simplejack Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 28, 2017
    John what would a scanduckie with yellow and green scales run me. Im a oregon ducks fan
  6. JK Knives

    JK Knives Moderator Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 6, 2001
    Haven’t seen jds1 in quite some time
  7. JK Knives

    JK Knives Moderator Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 6, 2001
    The only way it could be done is green handles with yellow liners. I would have to see if I have a pattern.
  8. JK Knives

    JK Knives Moderator Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 6, 2001
    I keep thinking that a scaled up version of the Scanduckie would be cool, maybe about 6” - 6 1/2” overall.
    (currently it’s 4”) Put some handles on it and call it the Scanduckie +
  9. jds1


    Jun 9, 2007
    I’m still checking in daily.

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  10. mqqn

    mqqn Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 12, 2009
    I am willing to send in the 'duckie for evaluation - and would likely be in for a scaled up version.

    I had thought about one with green and tan micarta cut and glued in such a way as to look like somewhat of a mallard.

    Of course I am the bozo that came up with the design in the first place so you should not be listening to me....


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  11. frontiertom

    frontiertom Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 20, 2004
    I think I see three of these guys that are still around! Good to see everyone else has noticed the three of us! Mqqn is always on the ball! That was a really good "Gathering", I had a really great time! I was glad to be able to get Ted there with me! I can't talk them into getting on a ✈ to come and visit us down here! I can't really blame them, cause I don't like to fly anymore either! Sure wish we could visit with him and his wife again! I might have to talk to Yvonne, and maybe we will have to get on the plane and go visit them! Wouldn't mind getting into the woods again! Maybe after Yvonne gets back from Kenosha! Later guys!

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