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Hey Groupies/Groupers/Groupoholics,   I was browsing through the iKC blogs and came across one by Frank Evans that you may not have seen. …

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Straight Knife Build

I was recently humbled to receive Member of the Year award for 2016. . I can recall when Jan first joined. JJ Smith III was my first offici…

Started by D ale

13 on Saturday
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Replacing broken blade tips (not by grinding them off)

I am a jeweler by trade, but enjoy collecting knives and guns. A couple of years ago I decided to try using one of the tools (a laser welde…

Started by Andy Jordan

22 Mar 14
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WR Case & Sons, Bradford PA Slim Trapper question

Picked up a 100+ year old Case knife. It looks like a slim trapper but the stamp reads"R2049". The 9 could be a poorly struck 8. The cellul…

Started by Terry Koch

27 Mar 9
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Teardrop handled small dagger

I’ve come to really appreciate Osage Orange. It’s a unique wood. The very center is pithy. The outer white wood is as soft as pine. The ora…

Started by D ale

14 Mar 7
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Spring replacement on a 6" leverlock

After a bit over a yr & a half of constant use .. the spring broke. . The closed OAL of 3.58” is about what I consider ideal for pocket…

Started by D ale

1 Jan 12
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6" leverletto clean-up for EDC

I have a longstanding, deep-rooted, almost inherent interest in autos. After dissecting every locking approach I can find ..  I've been spe…

Started by D ale

4 Jan 10
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Scale replacement of a factory pinned knife.

My Sweetheart asked me for a knife .. made my day !!! Specifically .. she wanted a Doctor's Knife .. for the inherent pillbuster feature.…

Started by D ale

31 Dec 31, 2016
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vintage English soldier's pocketknife

I recently picked up a couple of these pocketknives and plan to clean and make them usable for everyday carry.  I own probably ten of these…

Started by Bryan OShaughnessy

7 Nov 19, 2016
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Marbles safety knife

I found a Marbles Safety knife (I think it is made to be a fishing knife, because it has jimping on the back of the blade, sort of like "sc…

Started by Bryan OShaughnessy

6 Oct 30, 2016
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Factory markings on backsprings

  I'm restoring (read: cleaning/polishing/sharpening/lubricating) a Utica utility/camping/Boy-Scout knife.  I usually rotate each blade unt…

Started by Bryan OShaughnessy

2 Sep 23, 2016
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