- Jan 26, 2016
Another outstanding image Steve; your Camillus is quite the superb example, very cool!
My two Thursday totes are a couple of pre WWII budget slicers developed by Imperial during the Great Depression; both "Hammer Brands," a stockman and a medium toothpick.
"Budget" magnificence I say...wow !!! Love em both and great photo as usual The early Imperials had the stuffMy two Thursday totes are a couple of pre WWII budget slicers developed by Imperial during the Great Depression; both "Hammer Brands," a stockman and a medium toothpick.
Sowbelly Stockman of the Week is a Colt "black stag" (stag bone) sowbelly:
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Regular Stockman of the Week is a big Rough Rider with bottle opener (thanks, Barrett):
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"Plain" Canoe of the Week is a Colt black smooth bone model (thanks, Mark):
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"Fancy" Canoe of the Week is a Colt stag canoe:
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Thanks for the compliment on my Lambsfoot Jeff! I don’t know what erks me more Jeff, someone who haphazardly uses sandpaper or someone who buffs the proverbial crap out of a knife to make it look better for sale on an auction site. For my two cents worth I would rather buy a knife in honest “As is!” condition. Have a good day my friend!Half/Stop ~ I still like that white stag A.Wright! Haven’t changed my mind, nope. And lovely Barlow, too.
Craftsman and Camillus today...
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I really like this stockman. But some previous custodian decided to work the blades over with sandpaper.
I suspect the auctionsite seller, because of the artful way his photography de-emphasized the ham handed clean up.
I have bought some rust buckets and “for parts or repair pocket knives”, where taking sandpaper to the blades was justifiable/necessary. Or when reprofiling a blade. The thing is, you don’t stop at some medium grit. Once you start, you really need to go up through the grades of sandpaper, each removing the scratches from the previous until it shines. Unless you’re just a hack.
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