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Todd Helmkamp
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  • Hudson, IN
  • United States
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User/Collector
How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
Yes
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
No
How long have you collected knives?
3- 5 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Stag-handled Fixed Blades, Anything Scandinavian, Victorinox Swiss Army
Website
http://www.etsy.com/shop/toddhelmkamp
About Me
I have always loved knives but have only recently begun collecting them. I have a small business retailing factory knives and building my own from blade blanks. I hope to begin forging my own blades as soon as I have some free time. I have a wonderful wife, two boys, and am adopting a little girl from Africa. I am currently working on my Master's in History degree, and want to focus on knives and guns of the American Colonial Period.
Interests
Knives (duh), Shooting, Archery, Hunting, Camping, Reading, History, Hiking

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At 19:07 on October 12, 2017, Jan Carter said…

At 19:15 on October 12, 2015, Jan Carter said…

At 1:42 on October 12, 2015, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

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At 19:14 on October 12, 2013, Steve Hanner said…

Hope it was a great day for you Todd!

At 23:24 on April 13, 2012,
KnifeMaker
Henry Ramos
said…
Hey Todd, i saw your post about drilling the tang slot. i was in your same position not too long ago, actually just yesterday i got an extra long drill bit, that works great. but back before i had it, i drilled as far as i could with the bit, and then i used a needle file to really get in there. just kinda stabbed it in and out, while it is primitive, it works. but what can work even better is to get a long nail, and hammer it in there so you get that hole deeper, even faster. just make sure you mark the nail to where you want to stop going down so you dont break through to the bottom of your burl. unless that is what you want to do.
At 20:10 on March 26, 2012, Jan Carter said…

Hey Tod, that wood I am using with the blue swirls..it comes from this site

http://www.ankromexotics.com/products.php

At 7:58 on October 11, 2011, J.J. Smith III said…
At 17:03 on October 10, 2011, Jan Carter said…
Welcome to IKC and thanks for joining.  When you get a chance we would love to see some of your knives
 
 
 

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