Rusty R Halsey
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Future movie star

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Hanner Sep 8, 2012. 3 Replies

First Attempt At A Hand Made Knife

Started this discussion. Last reply by John McCain Dec 28, 2013. 4 Replies

Colored etchings

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The Piper Cub is the safest airplane in the world - it can just barely kill you. (Northrop test pilot)
How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
How long have you collected knives?
6- 10 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
sowbellys & sunfish; 3 blade trappers & hardwood handles
About Me
certified old fart - not wild about cheap stainless steel, celluloid handles or telephones of any type
watching NASCAR, reading about unusual aircraft, gardening, playing with the dog
Other Hobbies
very simple woodworking; using basic photography; avoiding crowds & finding quiet places

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Rusty R Halsey's Blog

Jalapeno induced Nightmare

Posted on January 14, 2012 at 12:04 3 Comments

Deep in the bowels of the earth, the mad mighty dwarfs toil at their hidden forges.  Souls of spiders, dragonfly spirits and small flightless birds are used to create mystic steels.  These magical metals form a companion fit for a Queen!  A companion named Joe???   Oh boy, I've got to stop eating jalapenos before going to bed.…


It snowed today

Posted on December 31, 2011 at 16:11 5 Comments

We got 4 inches in a few hours then - poof - it quit.  After getting the walks shoveled, I had to play with the dog and take some pictures.  Isis the wonder dog ( you wonder what she's going to do next ) loves the snow.  We play catch with tennis balls until they get lost under the snow, then she catches snowballs I toss to her.  Later, we watch the squirrels eat peanuts that my wife has put out.  The little house is my wife's sunshed where she grows flowers in the winter.  She has a cherry…


The Christmas Catalog

Posted on November 20, 2009 at 23:22 0 Comments

Oh boy, I just received the new Shepherd Hills Christmas catalog! There are some really beautiful knives in there. I’m not talking about the great array of mammoth ivory or pearl or exotic handle materials – there are some new designs and new treatments. The first thing to catch my eye was the five blade trappers. Five blades on a trapper is a little much, but these were full size and they had the Cigar Band type of shield. If I were to design a knife, it would have a Cigar Band shield of some… Continue

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At 13:01 on February 1, 2014, Jean-François said…

I really like your pics, your dog and your Wyoming !

At 19:52 on December 28, 2013,
In Memoriam
John McCain

Thank you for the frienship, Rusty ! Iam honored to be your friend !!

At 19:19 on December 28, 2013,
In Memoriam
John McCain

Thank you Rusty, for the nice comment on my "custom 1" Bocote is a beautiful wood and I am pleased that you liked my first attempt at layered bolsters. Thanks again !!

At 22:19 on April 7, 2013, Sunil Ram said…

Rusty, thanks for joining the Stockman Pattern Group.

At 21:21 on March 9, 2013, Indian said…

Wc Davis makes awesome knives for fraction of the cost...and outstanding workmanship...


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