"Awesome to see this post about Larson Forge & Finish knives! As a fellow Minnesotan, I try to support local makers whenever I can afford to. That's a nice one you have there, looks like it fits your hand well."
Found this beaut at a gun show. 4 1/2" closed No lock, the back spring is tempered in such a way that the blade is as hard to open as it is to close! File work from the tip of the back spring to the end of the thumb ramp.Box wood handles held down by three brass pins, brass threaded bolster and liners. Touch mark looks like a Lilly. Blade was tarnished black and 'brightened' by me.See More
"I don't think there is a group. I used to have a website showing every years Club knife, Youth knife, and commemorative knives from the NKCA and National Knife Museum. Also I had every copy of the NKCA magazine from 1977-1997. …"
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
How long have you collected knives?
56 to 60 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Hawks, obsidian, folders, hunters, kukris, fighters, sub-hilts, I know if I like it when I see it. Life member NKCA and Knife Word Ambassador (Life). Member of GCKC (Gold Coast Knife Collectors) (South FL). Organized two local (Miami) Knife Shoes 1997 and 98. My little daughter has a collection..Rubber knives; made in occupied Japan, Auburn Rubber and a few others.
Teacher, father of a 3 year old girl, husband, world traveler, linguist, agent at auction, farmer at one time, served my country. Patriot.
Fishing, hiking, driving my Ram. Yard sales, trash piles, flea markets, buying books for my library, going to the Post Office, going to the air port, collecting knives, pens, tools, bow ties, long ties, bolas, writing. Bringing my daughter to all of the above.
Working in the yard, growing orchids, making things grow. Taking care of our dog and cats. Research on things I like. Talking to people, politics, activism.