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Show Us Your Traditional Customs!

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

  1. dispatch184

    dispatch184 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 9, 2015
    I love the blade profile on this one, what a cool knife!

    The best thing about Lloyd's in my opinion is the amazing variety of materials.. blades.. sizes.. that he crafts. Your bottom picture alone is incredible

    See what I mean about Lloyds? Yours are really nice =) And Andy Fannin just nails zulus. I love his work

    I love that cross shield, so beautiful!

    Amazing jigging on that treasure Charlie =)
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  2. dispatch184

    dispatch184 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 9, 2015
    4 that I have not posted yet

    Dr. T Dino in mammoth. When I bought this from the dealer I knew it would be great cause Dr. T puts out an excellent product.. but his pictures did not do the mammoth justice. In hand in natural light this thing shines like something from a Tolkien novel..


    My very first custom from Willem at K'roo knives, warthog tusk ivory

    Little 3 inch copper scaled from La Combre

    And my newest... I have resisted micarta in favor of natural scales for years... but you all have been wearing me down across the threads on BF so I grabbed this off the exchange a couple days ago and so glad I did.
    Wiseman sowbelly in od green. 3.5 inch closed, perfection in the fit and finish department. Smooth as butter.

  3. Signalprick

    Signalprick Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 3, 2009
    Awesome quartet there Drew! If I'd have had the money at the time I would have been all over the Wiseman. Nice score there! The Dr. T is mesmerizing for sure!
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  4. Pkt_Rkt


    May 21, 2018
    Ray Cover Sr. Trapper.
    navaja, Duckdog, Lostball and 6 others like this.
  5. kamagong


    Jan 13, 2001
    A bowie by Stuart Branson.

    Duckdog, Lostball, ccsavage and 3 others like this.
  6. dispatch184

    dispatch184 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 9, 2015
    Thank you very much!
  7. FSUwelder1212


    Feb 12, 2018
    Man that dr t has some incredible mammoth, I eyeballed that on the dealers site for quite a while.
  8. joeradza

    joeradza Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 6, 2014
    Four for Four Drew. That's a grand slam. Each one is deserving of special mention. But @Signalprick is right, there's something about that Wiseman.
  9. tiguy7

    tiguy7 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 25, 2008
    886E716F-FE5C-49F8-847E-ADE559FEACB7.jpeg E6EC384C-1EC3-4480-827A-0F6300E637D0.jpeg This SAK custom Waiter has an added saw blade and a skeletonized Ti handle.
    Fodderwing, navaja, Sam Dean and 4 others like this.
  10. dispatch184

    dispatch184 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 9, 2015
    Thank you! I feel very lucky to own it =)

    Very kind of you =) Its been in my pocket since I got it. Really ending up liking the micarta... however shortly after I posted I dropped it! On hard surface and put a decent chip/scuff up by the pivot... was so mad at myself. I guess on one hand it makes it easy for me to consider it a user now... which is great... but with Micarta not sure if I need to worry about it getting worse and peeling?
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  11. Signalprick

    Signalprick Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 3, 2009
    Ouch! It definitely shouldn't chip or peel. If it's too bad it could be lightly sanded with high grit paper to kinda smooth it out. It'll make a great user for sure now!
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  12. joeradza

    joeradza Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 6, 2014
    The only custom I had made specifically for me. It means a lot. 20180807_201940-01.jpeg
  13. dispatch184

    dispatch184 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 9, 2015
    I was wondering about the sand paper option, thank you

    That knife is special, the sea shell shield representing where you live is really cool too
    joeradza likes this.
  14. L.H.S

    L.H.S Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 1, 2013
    Jeffery Mitchell Spear Point in Silver Twill carbon fiber and Damasteel Vinland stainless damascus with black g10 liners

    Custom one off for me based on my description and materials choice.

    navaja, Duckdog, Lostball and 12 others like this.
  15. Horsewright

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

    Oct 4, 2011
  16. bonzodog

    bonzodog Basic Member Basic Member

    Dec 3, 2011
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  17. glennbad

    glennbad Knife Moddin' Fool Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jan 13, 2003
    Menefee does make a fine knife...

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  18. Goose 7279

    Goose 7279

    Jul 22, 2015
  19. JTB_5

    JTB_5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 6, 2017
    My only custom. Lannier Spring Heeled Jack with El Greco’s View of Toledo. I’m surprised more makers don’t do art knives with resins or acrylics. Rare covers are beautiful (like that cross cut mammoth!) but newer materials are so versatile. Have y’all seen the knives with watch parts imbedded in resin (Tom Fleury was the first to do so, I think)? Combining knives and other hobbies in one is great, in my opinion.
    ccsavage, Duckdog, Lostball and 3 others like this.
  20. joeradza

    joeradza Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 6, 2014

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