What "Traditional Knife" are ya totin' today?

Pt-Luso

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Interesting conjecture about mustard patina, and it makes sense. Here's another example of "mustard blob" results:
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Pretty patina on a good knife Gary.;):thumbsup:
 

Jack Black

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Workin in my shop with Waynorth Cutlery at my side:thumbsup:
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Looking good Paul, hope you get to put your feet up today :)

Sowbelly of the Week is a Rough Rider model with smooth tobacco bone covers:
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Stockman of the Week is a Schrade 897UH (thanks, Dean):
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Delightful duo GT, and I enjoyed seeing your Joker :) :thumbsup:

- GT


Great-looking Hess :thumbsup:

Jack Black Jack Black - Was curious what that cool post WW2 was hafted in.:D

That's yer genuine Bexoid Harvey! :D :thumbsup:

Thank you Jack!!! That's quite a cool Needham, Hill Street jack; it has "military issue" written all over it!:cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:

Thanks JJ, a kind gift from Duncan @Campbellclanman a few years back :) During WW2, all the Sheffield cutlers produced knives for the British Military. There were several patterns, but most had checkered 'Bexoid' scales, like this:

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Some companies continued to produce them after WW2, but a few also produced knives for sale in NAAFI institutions, which would probably have been bought mainly by men doing post-war 'National Service', and used up some of the tooling, and even the parts, left over from the clasp knives. There are three patterns I know of, a Sheepsfoot, Sheepsfoot and Pen, and this one :thumbsup:

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Morning folks, hope everyone is having a great weekend :) I've got a load of chores today, so I better stop lollygagging and get on with them! :rolleyes: Enjoy your Sunday folks :) :thumbsup:

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5K Qs

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Your swayback/barlow combo is a salubrious Case couple, Dean! :thumbsup::thumbsup::cool:

Nice! But now I have another gec to hope for. i want that exact knife with a wharncliff secondary. Lol
Wharncliffe/spey sounds like a satisfying combination, although I'd prefer a mini trapper with spey/lambsfoot. ;):thumbsup::thumbsup:

Salutary stag lambsfoot, Harvey! :cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:

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Scintillating photo of your fish barlow, Gev! :thumbsup::cool::thumbsup:

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Hope everyone has had a reasonable week, and has a great weekend :) I'll be heading out with these three tomorrow ;) :thumbsup:
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Surpassing selection, Jack! :cool::cool::thumbsup:

No change, it’s been this 72 for me. Love this time of year, kids are back in school, beaches are not crowded and the weather is sweet. Could use a little more swell in the water though.
Swell pic of your swell-center whittler at the swell-less beach, Nick! ;):cool::cool:

This one found its way into my pocket today.
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Sweet spearpoint, Dave! :thumbsup::cool::cool:

Thank Goodness GT :) Now I can have a couple of Sam Adams Octoberfest beers to celebrate your canoes! :D
Thanks, Del. :D Sounds like a sumptuous celebration libation! :cool::cool:;)

Thanks, GT. Now I'll be able to sleep better tonight. :D
I seem to have that effect on students in class. :rolleyes: I hope your dreams were sweet!

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5K Qs 5K Qs - Thank you GT. Every time you post one of your beautiful Canoes, I also go back in time to high school and think about another Canoe.:)
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I used Hai Karate. Had to fight the girls off!
Maybe I should get some of that seductive fragrance, Harvey, since I've become such a canoesseur. ;) I've been living basically unscented for the past 45 years, but in high school it would have been Old Spice for me (probably because that's what Dad used). About that time, I think a younger sister may have given me some of Vince's favorite potion as a Christmas gift.

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Great couple of canoes; that FR 4 bladed canoe is really cool (Canoegress?)!:D:thumbsup::thumbsup:
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Thanks for the support, JJ, and for the inventive naming suggestion. ;):thumbsup:

Friday was overwhelming with the wonderful traditional knives on this thread! My Saturday totes will be be a 4 bladed BB Winchester slicer and a 1946-56 Imperial toothpick.:)
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What a supreme pair, JJ! :cool::thumbsup::cool: That toothpick is especially superlative with the striking celluloid covers! One of my favorite knives is a clip/pen Imperial toothpick a "generation" newer than yours.

And because today is Saturday, another stag in my pocket.;):thumbsup:
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You certainly have a lot of sublime stag, José! :thumbsup::thumbsup::cool:

Nice Canoes !
Thanks, Steve. :)

A couple of oldies today
Happy Saturday everyone ! :thumbsup:
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What a superb Case/Schrade duo of jack knives, Steve! :cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:

We're headed to the rocky mountains for vacation, and I thought it appropriate to take this favorite little gem with me as my main knife.

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Glad you're taking that stylish knife to the summit with you, Paul! I hope you have a super vacation! :thumbsup::cool::thumbsup:

Well it’s Stagurday! :cool: Pam and I got up this morning and went to our local orchard to get some fresh apples.
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Ron, that Northfield stag Barlow is super suave, and the Pere David lambsfoot looks very suitable for apple work! :cool::cool::thumbsup:

I was getting nervous because I need my Canoe fix, Gary.:) I have one Canoe which is the Buck model you have. :thumbsup: Are the Case models heavier or lighter than the Buck (just curious)?
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Dean, I don't notice a difference in weight, but I may not be very precisely calibrated. :rolleyes: I checked a dealer's site that reports weights to the nearest tenth of a pound (again, not a lot of precision), and Case and Buck canoes were both listed at 0.2 pounds (I suppose that could range from about 2.4 to 4 oz.)

A Case sowbelly stockman and Case teardrop.
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Another stellar pair of Case knives, Dean! :thumbsup::cool::cool: I really like the covers on the sowbelly stockman. How do you like the sowbelly so far, as compared to, say, you're 6347?

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Your stately sowbelly is stupendous, Gev! :cool::thumbsup::cool:

The Case yellow belly. Tony Bose design.
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I'm stupefied by the string of splendorous sowbellies! :thumbsup::eek::thumbsup:

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Worked today, so I figured these would help whittle away the time. Couple of Germans dressed stag. Henkels on top and a Kissing Cranes on bottom.
Striking pair of German stag knives, David! :thumbsup::thumbsup::cool:

Got up this morning and the outside temperature was 73 F , so I decided that I would carry my two 73's today . Sorry about having to use old photos , because it is raining here ....
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Those stag 73s are state-of-the-art, Harry! :cool::thumbsup::thumbsup:

Thank you.
I'm pretty much over it, started back to work today.
I just gotta build my strength back up after two weeks of basically sleeping :D
:thumbsup::cool: Hope you're feeling sleek and solid soon!

GT thats a photo I took on Monday, usually by the first week of October the killer frost shows up, ready for destruction and mayhem. So hopefully I have until then to take some fall photos.;)
Some spectacular colors to enjoy for a couple of weeks, Dave! :thumbsup::cool::thumbsup:

No special powers :) and no Photoshop either.
It's the real thing. :thumbsup:
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Thanks for the info, Dan. :) Certainly surprising and special pics!

Alox SAK of the Week is a Vic Electrician (thanks, Greg):
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non-Alox SAK of the Week is a Vic Recruit (thanks to a different Greg for knife and bust):
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- GT
 
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