What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

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A couple stainless on a rainy day here. B. Svoboda stag pen knife and a RR bone stockman. View attachment 1193836
Alluring couple of knives; the stag pen is a real standout! :thumbsup::thumbsup::cool:

These two Tuesday totes are both wearing jigged bone covers from the same factory, made 50 years apart; a pre WWII Kutmaster scout and a 1987 BB Winchester toothpick.:D
Breathtaking toothpick, and legendary bone on both, JJ! :cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:

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Morning folks, thought I'd treat myself to a Double Lambsfoot Day ;) :thumbsup:

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Morning folks, all stag for me today :) :thumbsup:
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Looks like you have some capital Knife of the Year candidates, Jack! :thumbsup::cool::thumbsup:

Today in my pocket.;):thumbsup:

Desirable TC Barlow, José! :cool::cool::thumbsup: That coin inspired me to look up the Latin phrase, and I was intrigued by the history going back to Constantine, with connections to Portugal and to Knights Templar!

Templar Trapper Tuesday...
Speaking of Templar, that's an excellent example of a distinctive style from GEC, John! :thumbsup::cool::cool:

Good morning! I hope y’all have a great Tuesday! :) :thumbsup:

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I’m carrying these two today. A Northfield Blood Red #73 Scout from 2011 and a Wright’s Ebony Guardians Lambsfoot from 2018.

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Fabulous pairs, Ron; looks like there might be a "theme" in the pairs you're posting! :cool::thumbsup::cool:

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Thanks a lot Gary! :thumbsup::)
Nice to see your "fab four"!:cool:
Looks like your sodbuster has seen some duty there!
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I'm totin' these three beauties today: Lionsteel, A. Wright & son and a Buck. Have a great day everyone.:thumbsup:
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Thanks, Mark. :) That Case Sodbuster Jr was my first single-blade knife, I think, that I won in a GAW early in my time at BF. I used it quite a bit when I first got it, seeing how I liked a single drop point blade, and watching the patina develop. :thumbsup:
You have a gallant international trio from Italy, UK, and USA!! :thumbsup::thumbsup::cool:

Maybe not a practical plan, to carry all three.
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Especially since I should be carrying a Tuesday trapper as well.
IMHO, the phrase "the more, the merrier" is especially apt in the context of pocket knife carry! ;):thumbsup::thumbsup:

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It is a smallish knife (somewhere in vicinity of GEC #14) and a thin one too so it must be a good one to keep in wallet, I guess. It disappears in my pocket like nothing else. I always have to fish it out.
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Thanks for the helpful comparison shots of that fish knife. :cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:

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John Primble 916 Stockman from the estate sale a few weeks back, finally got it cleaned up. I've seen this knife advertised as bone, but I believe these scales are Delrin.

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That's a handsome stockman, Chris! :thumbsup::cool::thumbsup:

Today it's a mid '70s USA Schrade "Slenderino," an 897UH with some nice color and a rare tang stamp.

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Jeff and Gev, your Uncles are ideal stockman models! :cool::cool::thumbsup:

The back side of old patchy is a little more presentable.

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Joyous photo of your jewel, Paul! :cool::thumbsup::cool:

Killer pairing, Taylor! :thumbsup::thumbsup::cool:

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It's another Palindromic Day, whether you write it as: 9/10/19, or 9/10/2019.
If you write it European style...never mind. ;)

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29/92
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Nice catch, Rachel. :cool: :thumbsup:
Don't you wonder what 5K Qs 5K Qs (GT) does to celebrate days like this? :D
I laud that 29/92 pair, Rachel! :cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:
John, I didn't even realize until last weekend, when my daughter sent me a link about it, that recent years have had these long strings of palindromic dates (Rachel's 9/10/19 starts a streak that doesn't end until 9/19/19)! :eek::( The link I read claimed this was that last such streak this century, which saddened me, but once I started thinking about it, I realized the link was wrong, and such streaks will occur throughout the next decade as well (e.g., 3/20/23 - 3/29/23). There is NOT such a streak NEXT year, but if you use MM/DD/YYYY notation, my wife's next birthday, 02/02/2020, is special! :D

Dean, there are some good choices among the imports in the slenderino class, these from Marbles and RR.
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Quality quintet of slender stockmans, Jeff! :thumbsup::thumbsup::cool:

My Stag Stockyard Whittler:thumbsup:
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Magnificent stag on your Stockyard Whittler, Paul! :cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:

These 2 are in my pockets today .


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Notable WCLF pair, Harry! :thumbsup::cool::thumbsup:

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Great foursome Gary; your Case pocket worn is certainly lovely eye candy!:thumbsup::thumbsup::D
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Thanks for the support, sir. :)

Today's wooden Wednesday totes are a 1965-69 beast from Case wearing "Wonderwood" and a lightweight super slicer from MAM wearing Beechwood.:)
Gotta be quite a weight difference between those two, JJ! ;):thumbsup::thumbsup: I have a couple of MAMs I like, but I'll have to pick up one with that blade shape sometime. :cool::thumbsup: Do you like the liner lock?

Today with A. Wright & Son, Hartshead Barlow.;):thumbsup:
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Splendor in the Grass, José! :cool::cool::thumbsup:

Thanks! That's the Baby, Gary. I picked this one up at the Zippo - Case Store in Bradford, PA. It was the nicest of the 2 they had available.
Thanks for the info, Gary. :) I have several mini canoes, and I like them, but I haven't tried a Case Baby Butterbean thus far; may have to remedy that in 2020! :cool::thumbsup:

That's an ornate Peanut, Jon! :thumbsup::cool::cool:

Kim carrying her 1 dot Case Christmas tree #18 Stockman. I'm carrying this c. 1946-1956 Imperial cracked ice Toothpick. Both from estate sale this weekend.
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Both beauties, Chris, but I have a soft spot for big Imperial toothpicks (and even better if they have a secondary blade)! :cool::thumbsup::cool:

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I appreciate your compliments and interest, my friend! Very kind.
Lots on fascinating info in your post, Jeff! :thumbsup::thumbsup::cool: Thanks for the jigging tips, for clarifying your pull-reduction technique, for posting your lovely wood knives, and for the ongoing story of commitment, growing trees from scratch! ;):cool::thumbsup:

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For some reason I only had 1 knife in my pockets . This don't happen often . Needed to carry my 2015 Red .Sawcut 77 Barlow .




Harry

A true beauty that one.


When I went to put this in my back pocket this morning I went and flung it on the floor like a spaz, the floor being laminated wood over a slab; not exactly soft. Thankfully no harm was done that I can find.

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Have the 72 with me today after I applied some potassium permanganate to the covers. I really like how it turned out. Much prefer this darker brown to the more orangey color before. I liked this knife a lot before I applied the PP but now I really love it!:)
It’s a great color now, and I agree-quite an improvement!

Working in your own jigging is awesome Jeff; very impressive!;):thumbsup::thumbsup:

Thanks Harvey!!! Love the excellent depth your photo reveals of that wonderful jigging!:cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:
You’re very kind, and I agree - Harvey’s knife has some incredible jigging.

For today's "Thursday totes", two trapper patterns from GEC caught my fancy; a #53 Furtaker trapper and a #43 Oregon trapper.:D
Wow! Works of art.

Today with the Portuguese Martins de Palaçoulo.;):thumbsup:

That’s wonderful!

Thanks Jeff, one find like this keeps me stopping at flea markets, garage sales & antique stores for a long time! Wonderful work you've done on those rehabs thanks for showing.:thumbsup:
I know, Mark. But I don’t think I’ve ever even seen a Case at our big flea market, much less one in mint condition.
Thank you for your kind comment!

I’ve got these two in my pockets this morning. :) I probably won’t need them both, but what’s that got to do with it! ;) Y’all have a great Thursday! :D :thumbsup:

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You’ll probably “need” the nail file on a SAK, but will keep pulling these out to admire.
And aint nothing wrong with that!

Very attractive bone color with that treatment, nicely done. :cool::thumbsup:

Carried these two yesterday and thinking I'll stick with them for today as well. View attachment 1194981
I love the S&M jack!

Totin' this Catt. today. The weekend is nearly upon us!:thumbsup: A good day to all.
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Great one from a great knife company!
 

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I laud that 29/92 pair, Rachel! :cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:
John, I didn't even realize until last weekend, when my daughter sent me a link about it, that recent years have had these long strings of palindromic dates (Rachel's 9/10/19 starts a streak that doesn't end until 9/19/19)! :eek::( The link I read claimed this was that last such streak this century, which saddened me, but once I started thinking about it, I realized the link was wrong, and such streaks will occur throughout the next decade as well (e.g., 3/20/23 - 3/29/23). There is NOT such a streak NEXT year, but if you use MM/DD/YYYY notation, my wife's next birthday, 02/02/2020, is special! :D
Isn't 9/19/19 "Talk like a Pirate Day"?
 
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Fabulous pairs, Ron; looks like there might be a "theme" in the pairs you're posting! :cool::thumbsup::cool:
Thanks for the compliment Gary! :) As far as a "theme" I hadn’t really noticed that.

You’ll probably “need” the nail file on a SAK, but will keep pulling these out to admire.
And aint nothing wrong with that!
This one sailed right over the top of my head Jeff! Thanks anyway!
 

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As you well know Harry, that one is a personal favorite of mine! :thumbsup: :D
Thanks Ron !! I believe that the early 2015 Red Sawcut 77 Barlows are favorites of many people . Every time I carry mine , I have to wonder why I don't carry it every day .Then I realize that you and I and many other people that we know , probably have the same problem . I do not have enough pockets to carry my Personal Favorites at the same time .

Harry
 

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Speaking of Templar, that's an excellent example of a distinctive style from GEC, John! :thumbsup::cool::cool:
Thanks, GT. :)
I gave it to my son, but I always reserve the right to photograph and carry any knife I give them :D

John, I didn't even realize until last weekend, when my daughter sent me a link about it, that recent years have had these long strings of palindromic dates (Rachel's 9/10/19 starts a streak that doesn't end until 9/19/19)! :eek::( The link I read claimed this was that last such streak this century, which saddened me, but once I started thinking about it, I realized the link was wrong, and such streaks will occur throughout the next decade as well (e.g., 3/20/23 - 3/29/23). There is NOT such a streak NEXT year, but if you use MM/DD/YYYY notation, my wife's next birthday, 02/02/2020, is special! :D
Aren't numbers fun. :)

Isn't 9/19/19 "Talk like a Pirate Day"?
You are correct... Palindromic Pirate Day?
 

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This poor neglected Case I found in a sorry state in a house we cleaned out. Took a week in wd40 to open it up. Cleaned it up and gave it to my boss. Earlier I walked by a counter where shes installing hardware on cabinet doors, and saw it. I like she's using it,one more forgotten knife put back into service. :D:thumbsup:
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Mine for today :thumbsup:
Edit: wanted to add those aren't nicks on the blade of the little stockman, thats something stuck to the blade.
 
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Looks great!
Very attractive bone color with that treatment, nicely done. :cool::thumbsup:
It’s a great color now, and I agree-quite an improvement!
Thanks so much guys! Yes I’m stoked on how it turned out.:)

That looks great Nick! :thumbsup: I’ve got a Northfield #73 two blade with Burnt Orange Jigged Bone that I believe will greatly improve with this same treatment. :)
Thank you Ron! I’m pretty sure your 73 will be a good candidate for some PP. Would love to see how it turns out if you decide to try it.

Totin' this Catt. today. The weekend is nearly upon us!:thumbsup: A good day to all.
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What a beauty!!
 
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