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A to Z Knife Challenge

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tobias Gibson Jun 16, 2013. 67 Replies

Hello everyone. I thought you might like to play this knife game. Each post should include photos of two knives. I start by posting photos of knives starting with A & B. My knives are Ablett and…Continue

Weekend Additions

Started this discussion. Last reply by stephen tungate Apr 26, 2012. 4 Replies

I acquired these four on the weekend from an antique fair.A circa 1950s Wostenholm sleeveboard penknife with faux ivory. The good carbon steel sharpens very nicely. Will edc this one for awhile.…Continue

How Would You Spend It?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad T. Mar 21, 2012. 19 Replies

While you were sleeping, the knife fairy left you $500 under your pillow. How would you spend it? Of course, it must be on a knife or knives.Continue

iKC Club Knife

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad T. Aug 5, 2013. 15 Replies

I didn't know where to post this. I'm interested in one of the 2011 club knives, if it is still possible to buy one.Continue

 

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Latest Activity

Michael Squier commented on Smiling-Knife's group Sheffield Cutlery hosted by Smiling - Knife
"I'm getting quite the collection of sheffield hunter bowies, I need to take some pics for sharing."
Jan 23
Jan Carter replied to Smiling-Knife's discussion Happy New Year and Welcome in the group Sheffield Cutlery hosted by Smiling - Knife
"Happy New Year and welcome home SK !"
Jan 20
Smiling-Knife added a discussion to the group Sheffield Cutlery hosted by Smiling - Knife
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Happy New Year and Welcome

Belated Happy New Year Everyone. Welcome to all new members. Apologies for not being on board much last year. I'm hoping we can get this forum up and running again. Please feel free to post your photos, information and questions regarding Sheffield knives. Best wishes, SteveSee More
Jan 20
Kevin Casey joined Smiling-Knife's group
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Sheffield Cutlery hosted by Smiling - Knife

Anyone with an interest in Sheffield-made cutlery is welcome to join this group. Feel free to share your photos, ask questions and provide information related to the knives and cutlers of Sheffield.See More
Jan 20
Tony Flannery commented on Smiling-Knife's group Sheffield Cutlery hosted by Smiling - Knife
"New to the group, But not new to Sheffield Knives, Have been a collector since the 80's, Just wanted to wish everyone on the group and on IKC Knife Collectors A Very Merry Christmas & The Best In The New Year! Tony"
Dec 25, 2016
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Sheffield Cutlery hosted by Smiling - Knife

Anyone with an interest in Sheffield-made cutlery is welcome to join this group. Feel free to share your photos, ask questions and provide information related to the knives and cutlers of Sheffield.See More
Dec 25, 2016

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M. Carpenter commented on Smiling-Knife's group Sheffield Cutlery hosted by Smiling - Knife
"After a long battle we have managed to turn armoured plating from a shot down WW2 Spitfire into a product. It's oxidised, bent and pitted and whilst not a knife it's Sheffield made so you may like to have a look at this brutal keyring -…"
Dec 13, 2016

KnifeMaker
M. Carpenter commented on Smiling-Knife's group Sheffield Cutlery hosted by Smiling - Knife
"I did not realise you were going to use them. Can you imagine shaving with a straight razor which has been stored unused for around the 1860's. "
Dec 13, 2016
John Bamford commented on Smiling-Knife's group Sheffield Cutlery hosted by Smiling - Knife
"I bought three of the razors that Malcolm Carpenter posted about back in August . Just thought I should say on this group what wonderful things these are . They are not only beautiful to look at but give the best shave that you could imagine…"
Dec 12, 2016
Leo Lantz joined Smiling-Knife's group
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Sheffield Cutlery hosted by Smiling - Knife

Anyone with an interest in Sheffield-made cutlery is welcome to join this group. Feel free to share your photos, ask questions and provide information related to the knives and cutlers of Sheffield.See More
Oct 26, 2016
Jan Carter commented on Smiling-Knife's group Sheffield Cutlery hosted by Smiling - Knife
"Malcolm, wow, some impressive woods going on over there!!  Sheffield made to boot.  I know every one we have purchased through you was outstanding"
Aug 5, 2016

KnifeMaker
M. Carpenter commented on Smiling-Knife's group Sheffield Cutlery hosted by Smiling - Knife
" This is a Sheffield made sgian dubh or Scottish sock dagger. We have used the walnut from Lee Enfield rifle butts for the wood. The wood has been stored since before WW2 when the British army switched to beech as a cheaper wood. Because of the…"
Aug 5, 2016

KnifeMaker
M. Carpenter commented on Smiling-Knife's group Sheffield Cutlery hosted by Smiling - Knife
"The blades on the pre 1900 straight razors are all different. Each one has a small difference presumably to give each blade it's own personality."
Aug 5, 2016
Ron Dumeah joined Smiling-Knife's group
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Sheffield Cutlery hosted by Smiling - Knife

Anyone with an interest in Sheffield-made cutlery is welcome to join this group. Feel free to share your photos, ask questions and provide information related to the knives and cutlers of Sheffield.See More
Aug 3, 2016
John Bamford commented on Smiling-Knife's group Sheffield Cutlery hosted by Smiling - Knife
"Isn't that classy , what a beaut !!!"
Aug 3, 2016

KnifeMaker
M. Carpenter commented on Smiling-Knife's group Sheffield Cutlery hosted by Smiling - Knife
"I will put them on rasoir.uk I have come to the sad conclusion that pre WW2 razors are better made and better steel than any of the current razors on the market even when you are paying a lot of money for a high end razor."
Aug 3, 2016

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User/Collector
How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
No
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
No
How long have you collected knives?
6- 10 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Sheffield knives, knives with corkscrews
About Me
Canadian living in the UK.
Interests
Wine, hockey, golf, collecting corkscrews
Other Hobbies
Collecting corkscrews and other wine related items.

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At 15:05 on October 8, 2013, Kathryn Ransom said…

Glad to be here... nice to see fellow collectors 

At 10:01 on April 28, 2013, Michelle "Fingers" DellaPelle said…

thanks for add friend!

At 21:52 on October 5, 2012, Roger Russell said…

Hi Smiling-Knife & thanks for the kind words about my old R.H. Boker pearl knife.

At 10:57 on June 2, 2012, stephen tungate said…

glad to be your friend s.k. you meet some of the best people here at ikc.......

At 14:11 on February 27, 2012, Sue OldsWidow said…

now that is a nice set, especially for Coke collectors....Thanks for sharing

At 13:21 on February 10, 2012, Sue OldsWidow said…

Nice millenium mini knife....wonderful red stag look isnt it

At 15:03 on February 5, 2012, Jan Carter said…

Hey I thought you would find tyhis interesting and be able to get some group info from it.  Not only a good read but if you utilize the link at the bottom, it is a pretty cool sheffied history

http://youle.info/history/fh_material/cutlery_and_cutlers.html

At 4:00 on January 28, 2012, Sunil Ram said…

Thanks for joining the Stockman Pattern Group.

At 0:02 on January 27, 2012, Wayne Whitted said…

Great to see you here on iKC! I have enjoyed looking at some of your photos on Photobucket

At 23:18 on January 25, 2012, J.J. Smith III said…

 
 
 

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