Show Us Your Traditional Customs!

Discussion in 'Traditional Folders and Fixed Blades' started by TattooBlade, Jun 21, 2018.

  1. kamagong

    kamagong

    Jan 13, 2001
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  2. meako

    meako Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 4, 2006
    Well these are customISED.
    The TL is by our good friend Esnyx in Jotoba wood. Beautifully done.
    The Grandaddy Barlow was an old shell handled junker I got for nothing.I contacted Glennbadd and sent it to him across the sea with a very old bone handle from a broken knife steel that belonged to my Grandad.
    Glenn did an astounding job building a new knife whilst retaining the age and character of the materials ....new pins and solid
    bolsters blend into this beautiful memento of my Grandad.
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  3. Campbellclanman

    Campbellclanman Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Mar 10, 2007
    Nice Meako matey...nice!
     
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  4. kamagong

    kamagong

    Jan 13, 2001
    That knife is a KHnutbuster made by Kerry Hampton. Blade steel is A2.
     
  5. L.H.S

    L.H.S Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 1, 2013
    Does anyone have experience with Steven Cocker of Sheffield and his knives?

    I've been following him and his work on Instagram and Facebook. His knives look great and it seems like he really makes them in the traditional way. Any thoughts on them? Good quality and construction?

    Thanks for any information!

    Here's another picture of my Brad Jansen Mini Lanny's Clip:

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  6. Signalprick

    Signalprick Jason Ritchie Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Apr 3, 2009
    Just received the Saldana today and I love it! Here it is with my Jalomo's.
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  7. joeradza

    joeradza Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 6, 2014
    Manuel is an excellent craftsman.
     
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  8. waynorth

    waynorth Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Nov 19, 2005
    It is wonderful seeing modern knifemakers pay tribute to the traditionals!!
    Here is a Ken Erickson Jack - sole authorship!
    It looks like it's modeled after a nice Remington. Does anyone know what Ken's steel code "6" means??
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  9. LastRodeo

    LastRodeo Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Nov 2, 2013
    I don't believe "6" is a steel code, but I can't recall what it stands for. I do know that @ptradeco would know.
     
  10. Signalprick

    Signalprick Jason Ritchie Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Apr 3, 2009
  11. waynorth

    waynorth Dealer / Materials Provider Dealer / Materials Provider

    Nov 19, 2005
  12. mrknife

    mrknife Gold Member Gold Member

    May 9, 2010
    wow if they took the pen blade out...
     
  13. cotcrab

    cotcrab

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    Aug 21, 2004
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  14. JB in SC

    JB in SC Basic Member Basic Member

    May 19, 2001
    @waynorth Ken's jigged bone knives look like they came straight out of someone's pocket from the '30's. Very very nice :thumbsup:
     
  15. Horsewright

    Horsewright KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 4, 2011
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  16. joeradza

    joeradza Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 6, 2014
    I'm guessing the third pair is cross cut mammoth Dave. They make an excellent set, enough to sway my attention from the first knife with the exquisite engraving.
     
  17. Horsewright

    Horsewright KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 4, 2011
    Yes sir! @joeradza. There were eleven knives in that order, all handled in customer supplied mammoth. Lots of crosscut, but not all:

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    It was a multi year project as the customer was specific about which damascus got used with which handle scale set. Some of the steel we waited a couple of years for. Best customer ever, a patient man. The only non damascus/mammoth knife in the order was that walnut handled skinner above. Its A2.
     
  18. joeradza

    joeradza Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 6, 2014
    A patient man usually knows exactly what they want.
     
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  19. dispatch184

    dispatch184 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 9, 2015
    WHOA! Fantastic
     
  20. Shurke

    Shurke Gold Member Gold Member

    318
    Feb 6, 2018
    Those mammoth/damascus knives are absolutely stunning. Every single one of them.
     

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