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There was a time when I first began at iKC when you just could not even keep up with the chatroom. It ran constant and many of us became close friends, met up at shows and just had a ball!You would…Continue
Every year I do a look back at the year, some are easier to look back on than others. 2020 will go down in my book as the strangest year I have survived.In the knife world at large, the pandemic of…Continue
This years GAW knife is an oldie but not an easily found knife. A Parker Seki Japan Christmas knife, this is only the 2nd time I have seen one. It features the manger scene, Luke 2:11 and a seasonal…Continue
Happy Happy Happy National Knife Day !!!!!!!!!
Knife Day is the day to appreciate the knives that folk use on a daily basis. This day is a celebration of this marvelous tool that has been with humans since the dawn of time.
I am not sure that most folks know about today...but we sure do. So…Continue
This is a Tanto that was given to me by the widow of my best friend that died a few years ago. He loved the Japanese swords, and unfortunately I know little of its history. I did have an expert look at it, who determined it was made from a cut down (or broken) WWII Japanese sword. The polishing is not correct, the shape of the blade tip is a bit off, but the parts are all authentic and someone put a lot of time into this piece. The collar was noted as being very…Continue
I don't often narrow my comments to USA but this holiday is one that is very close to my heart
I am a brat! I was raised being moved from country to country, state to state and base to base. It was honestly a privilege. I learned that no matter where you are in the world at 4PM every day, you stopped, placed your hand over your heart, listened to the National Anthem followed by Taps. You learned early that God and Country were to be respected and those lost remembered.