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Help with French Maple Burl Handles.

Started this discussion. Last reply by AlecsKnives Feb 20, 2010. 2 Replies

Hi,I wonder if anyone knows what I can put on French Maple Wood (Stabilized) to make the wood show its beauty and protect it.I was thinking of using Linseed oil.Thanks,AlecContinue

 

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Jeremy B. Buchanan commented on AlecsKnives's photo
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"Always good to be safe. Looks like a very usable studio."
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Jan Carter commented on AlecsKnives's photo
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"Nice set up Alec!"
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"This is my workplace.  Not far from my knife collection, and a machete hidden that you can't see... just to be safe. lol. "
Jan 3
John Bamford replied to AlecsKnives's discussion WIcked Edge owner experiences.... in the group Knife Sharpeners
"Great review of the WE Dennis . You have a terrific set up there , well done and thanks for the review ."
Jul 14, 2016
Dennis Hibar replied to AlecsKnives's discussion WIcked Edge owner experiences.... in the group Knife Sharpeners
"Rather than starting another discussion, thought I would just add to this one.  While I did learn to free-hand sharpen as a kid, the effects of time and physical abuse to my body kicked in.  Hands just don't work so well…"
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AlecsKnives replied to Ted Erdelyi's discussion A little history lesson...
"Thanks for writing and posting this, I enjoyed it!"
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Ellis H. Roberson left a comment for AlecsKnives
"Hey Alec. I already had you as a friend..Great!!!!!"
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"Wow, I love it !"
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"No .. I've never seen one before. . !!! .. very cool .. !!!"
Feb 11, 2016

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Ed Jessup

"Alec- I'm so happy to see this and have this additional information--I just happen to own a  Case-Parker honey-brown Rogers bone 100th Anniversary trapper with a Damascus spey blade from 1989. (ROG 6254 SS D ) The Damascus blade is 512…"
Feb 11, 2016
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"That is an amazing piece of memorabilia! "
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Ed Jessup

"Wow, those first Damascus should have gone up well in collectability and price"
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JameParker

"Very Nice!"
Feb 10, 2016
AlecsKnives replied to D ale's discussion Box cutter replacement in the group Knife Repair, Modification, Restoration & Improvement
"Very cool! Thanks for sharing it.   I have been watching how the employees at Trader Joes use the box cutters they have.  The store gives them a sheath and a mat knife type retractable box cutter. Will you make a sheath for it? Have you…"
Dec 28, 2015

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"The Captain will hold your leatherman for you so you dont have to throw it away, but in the future you shouldn't travel with one of those".....a flight attendant the week of 9/11
How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
Yes
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
Yes
How long have you collected knives?
11- 15 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Customs, Tacticals, Case knives (the older the better)Folders more than fixed. Multi tools,japanese kitchen knives.
About Me
I am an Emmy award winning musician, a teacher, I am raising three children on my own.. A rare North Easterner that loves knives.
Interests
I have a collection of CASE knives (Pre 2000). I enjoy the older rare knives and have many, I dont many from the 1980s. I love the work of Shaw/Leibowitx and have many of those. I love tacticals and have some, but I use those, not so much collect them.
Other Hobbies
Handling knives and doing filework ,Japanese Art, Carving/Whittling, cooking (I gotta feed my kids and it is just me here),Music most music -not into rap or hardcore metal.

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At 21:00 on March 16, 2016, Ellis H. Roberson said…

Hey Alec. I already had you as a friend..Great!!!!!

At 23:13 on May 24, 2013, Kaylin Smith said…

Thanks for the add, and the welcome, it's nice to meet you!!

At 21:48 on April 24, 2013, Michelle "Fingers" DellaPelle said…

Thanks for add friend! Of course not many NJ Knife people.  I am interested in knife collector. I have few older case knifes like Sunfish, Congress, and other. Of course my brand new #46 whaler knife...

At 21:26 on October 18, 2012, Ron Cooper said…

Thanks for your very generous comments, Alec! I do play with paracord a little. Some of my lanyards I make myself and some I just make better by adding beads to lanyards made my someone else.

Have a great evening, my friend!

At 10:32 on October 18, 2012, Isaac Austin said…

glad to be friends here on IKC! Looking forward to know you better!

At 0:41 on October 18, 2012, Ron Cooper said…

Alecs!

Congratulations on being a "Featured Member."

Good show, my friend!

At 15:43 on October 17, 2012, Stanley May said…

Congratulations Alec.  Your pics of your knives is most impressive.  Makes my knives look pretty ordinary.  Have a good one.

At 12:05 on May 11, 2011, stephen tungate said…
would like to see some pictures of your collection do you make knives?
At 20:21 on May 10, 2010, D ale said…
Alec .. thanks for joining the repair/mod group .. there are some good ideas to be gleaned .. we've been having some fun w/ it recently ..

Emmy .. cool .. raising the kids .. supercool !!
At 9:50 on March 6, 2010, A. G. Russell said…
welcome!
 
 
 

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