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December 2016 knife giveaway, a custom hand forged knife

Started by Jan Carter in Member News & Announcements. Last reply by elbin bunnell sr 56 minutes ago. 7 Replies

Now to some exciting news.  For those of you that have just started the journey here with us, a tiny bit of background on our next custom being offered in our monthly contest/giveaway.Don Carter Forge very rarely sells a knife.  It is a hobby he…Continue

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Greetings everyone...

Started by Ken Liebick in New Members Discussion. Last reply by Jan Carter yesterday. 6 Replies

Just wanted to introduce myself and say hello. I've been a fan of knives for a long time. I started collecting about 15-20 years ago, and enjoy it as much (if not more) today as I did when getting started.I'm going to start making knives as a hobby,…Continue

Quite a collection!

Started by Charles Sample in General Knife Discussions. Last reply by Charles Sample yesterday. 13 Replies

We need to get this guy to join iKC.  Does anyone on iKC have this many knives?…Continue

I want to make someone's Christmas a little bit special!

Started by Dennis Hibar in Member News & Announcements. Last reply by Andy Larrison on Monday. 21 Replies

Christmas is a comin' and I love making this time of year special for people.  By now, if you have been following my blog ... you know how much I love Alan Davis knives.  Each of the 66 knives I have (to date) bought from Alan have been uniquely…Continue

Looking for a GEC #38 Grinling Whittler

Started by Tim in Got a knife I am looking for. Last reply by Tim on Saturday. 3 Replies

I guess it never hurts to ask, and maybe the planets will all line up :)This is my so called grail I'm looking. Not to store away, but carry as long as I'm still on this earth.Old Green Jig, and or Stag would be equally great.Thanks for looking.…Continue

Spyderco Knife

Started by Darcy Lindner in Knife Q&A With John McCain. Last reply by Bryan W Dec 1. 10 Replies

I don't think my pictures posted correctly in my first attempt at this, so I'm trying one at time!I found three knives that I have from an ex boyfriend, who is an avid knife collector. I am hoping to sell them, but I don't know anything about them,…Continue

Small unmarked Bowie

Started by Michael Squier in Knife Q&A With John McCain. Last reply by Bryan W Dec 1. 1 Reply

John, Here is what Im calling a Bowie, maybe mid to late Bowie period as defined by Levine, what do you think? Its unmarked, finish was a bright bluing with some gold details. The blade is 5 1/8" long, handle 4 1/4" . Not sure of handle material,…Continue

Keystone Knife Show Lewistown, Pa 2017???

Started by Paul S in Member News & Announcements. Last reply by Paul S Nov 30. 2 Replies

Will there be a Keystone Knife Show in Lewistown, Pa in 2017?  The 2016 show was in late February and I thoroughly enjoyed it.  No listing in Knife Magazine or here. Continue

Member Needs & Prayer Requests

Started by Scott King in Personal, but not too. Last reply by Jan Carter Nov 30. 1104 Replies

Member needs and prayer requests

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Few of Grandpa's knives for sale

Started by Carl Bradshaw in Knives for sale or trade. Last reply by Carl Bradshaw Nov 30. 3 Replies

My grandfather asked that I put up some of his older Queen and Case knives for sale.  Most have price stickers on them as a ballpark of what he is asking. Feel free to make offers if you wish. I can provide more photos and descriptions of any if you…Continue

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Custom Knives by Alan Davis

Posted by Dennis Hibar on July 6, 2016 at 5:58 96 Comments

Thought I would start a blog here to showcase the work of my favorite knifemaker.   I stumbled across Alan Davis, a knifemaker from Boerne, Texas, in late 2012.  I was blown away by his knife designs.  Even more astounding was the fact that they…



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Razor sharpening .

Posted by John Bamford on September 14, 2016 at 6:09 19 Comments

A shortish blog on sharpening straight razors. It will be short because I know little enough , though I have learned enough to be able to get the job done . Maybe I can return to this in future when I have more information but for the present it…


A collection of straight razors , I guess !

Posted by John Bamford on September 10, 2016 at 10:16 28 Comments

I feel that I have to admit that I am becoming a collector , this may sound strange as I am writing this on i Knife Collector and this is ...well the place for collectors .

I have never really collected anything before , in the past I have…




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