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Brad T.'s Discussions

Knives from Dad.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad T. Jan 15, 2015. 9 Replies

My Dad lives and works in the Memphis area. He has a knack for refurbishing antique clocks among other complicated antiques. Recently he received some knives in a barter to fix a friend's clock. He kept one and sent me these 3.2 AG Russell knives…Continue

What knife related presents did you receive this Christmas?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael A. Smith Feb 1, 2015. 35 Replies

I received 2 gift cards. One for the Knife Gallery at the Orange Mall and another for Plaza Cutlery at South Coast Plaza. Gonna get something nice from both places.Continue

The ordeal I have when changing up my carry knife. "Whoa is me" LOL

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad T. Dec 16, 2013. 25 Replies

We all have sob stories about one thing or another, I am not complaining, but this is why it takes so long to pick my HD pocket knife each day.Brag bag:…Continue

HotSteel Fixed blade review - Another Brazilian knife in Southern California

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad T. Nov 24, 2014. 16 Replies

The HotSteel fixed Blade is a Ltd Edition knife from Brazilian knife makers Peter Hammer and his protege Silvana Mouzinho. Specs:420F…Continue

California Stormwatch 2013 Day 2

Started this discussion. Last reply by Craig Henry Oct 10, 2013. 2 Replies

!!News Flash!! 10/10/13The Storm that has moved into California has brought along with it a condition most Californians were not prepared for...Temperatures below 72 degrees have caught most residents with their "pants down" or a lack of pants at…Continue

California Storm watch 2013!!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad T. Oct 18, 2014. 13 Replies

OMG!!! It is raining in Southern California!!!!All the local media outlets will have a frenzy with onsite reporters reporting local residents opinions of the "Storm". Having spent 1969-1980 in Pensacola & Jacksonville Fla. I know what a Storm…Continue

Key elements of a product review

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clay Strong Oct 10, 2013. 11 Replies

I am often hesitant to start a review of an item because I want to make sure I hit as many points of interest for the readers. We all know you will never cover all those points, so let's figure out here what we as elite Knife Collectors want to see…Continue

Tags: reviews, Knife

Corneta Wotan review - Brazilian Steel in Southern California

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alfredo Pallavicino Sep 11, 2018. 23 Replies

9/28/2013 Okay, alright! 4 months later and now I have time to beat up the Wotan. I will start off with specs today with a thorough report of the testing on Monday.…Continue

Tags: blade, review, Fixed, Tactical, Brazil

What is you favorite "Shield" design?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Craig Henry Jul 18, 2013. 40 Replies

Is your favorite shield design the:Acorn, Bomb, Federal, etc?  Is it stamped with a design or a name?Or do you not like shields? (Weirdos)My…Continue

Tags: pattern, Traditional, Shields

Your favorite tang stamp.

Started this discussion. Last reply by John McCain Sep 3, 2016. 25 Replies

What is your favorite Tang stamp in your collection?Easy enough question, or is it? Please provide a pic of your favorite tang stamp, whether it be pristine or weathered a and small explanation why.I will provide a picture of mine tomorrow...just as…Continue

Tags: markings, stamps, Tang

 

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"Lars, I have a discussion about knife blank customization going here: https://iknifecollector.com/group/kniferepairrestorationupgradegroup"
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Brad T. commented on Brad T.'s blog post Putting handles on a Katsura Damascus kitchen knife set
"Lars, I'll hunt them down tonight and try to link them here. I believe most of them are in the photo gallery. not sure."
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Lars Ray commented on Brad T.'s blog post Putting handles on a Katsura Damascus kitchen knife set
"Hey Brad - indeed I do want to see your "Hit $ Misses"...always looking to learn something from someone else!!! Got a link or do I hunt your home page? Did I mention these are gorgeous? Hmm..I did...OK - well it worth repeating! Here is…"
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Profile Information

Profile
User/Collector
How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
internet search
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
No
How long have you collected knives?
31 to 35 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
innovative locking mechanisms, exotic handle materials, Titanium frames, Damascus blades, Tactical knives, Taditional Slipjoints & fixed blades of any year.
About Me
Navy Brat to Enlisted Navy (8 yrs). Now, Mfg Ops. mgr for a California tool company.
Interests
Watching or listening to sports if I can't play them.
Other Hobbies
Beginning Knifemaking, modifications & customizations.

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At 18:46 on May 23, 2019, Jan Carter said…

Happy Birthday Brad!

At 20:25 on May 23, 2018, Jan Carter said…

Happy Birthday Brad!  I hope it is the best ever

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Brad T.'s Blog

Putting handles on a Katsura Damascus kitchen knife set

Posted on August 30, 2019 at 12:30 7 Comments

I needed some decent kitchen knives as cooking is my favorite pass time. So I purchased a set of chef knives from Amazon and got to it.

Katsura AUS10 damascus blanks; 8" chef, 6.5" chinese cleaver, 7" Santoku and a 7" Nakiri. They all came without the Logo, matching Mosaic pins and gift boxes. Cost about $291/set.

As they'll been in my Girlfriends kitchen, I let her select the handle material. She liked the Purpleheart wood and Red liners. It's easy to work as far as I…

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Mail Call...New arrivals.

Posted on May 21, 2013 at 16:00 58 Comments

Since I have contracted EDC-OCD, I have bought a knife weekly. This blog should help me keep track of the incoming items starting 5/21/2013.

5/21/2013  -  Today it is a Uncle Henry / Schrade+ / U.S.A. 144

This is a beauty, lightly used and well cared for. Polished the brass up a little.…

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100% Custom knives by me....an ongoing endeavour.

Posted on April 19, 2013 at 18:00 15 Comments

For about 3 years now I have been drawing up & cutting out my own fixed blade knife designs. I have yet to complete even one of them. That is terrible, I know, but I am easily distracted by a Paying job and family. This Blog will help me to keep track of the projects.  Please offer up ideas and advice freely, I welcome all of it.

I will list these projects as I started them:

1/2011

.125 x 1.5" 1095 steel knives. I started with a simple modified Tanto design with 3"…

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Amatuer Buck 110 Custom Project -1/10/2014 Update

Posted on February 14, 2013 at 18:00 47 Comments

As some of you may know, recently I have caught the 110 bug. I've been buying older used 110's on eBay out of curiosity. 

Well, I love these knives. They're easy to re-furbish, re-task and the variations of handles are countless. 

This project will consist of a complete tear down, cleaning, New Damascus blade and scales. Plus, re-tasking the old blade into a usable fixed blade. This blog will be updated as the project progresses. 

2/12/13 The Spanish Lace Damascus blade…

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