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T. Smith
  • Powell, TN
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T. Smith replied to Ugly Old Guy's discussion My Small Collection in the group Great Eastern Cutlery hosted by Ken Mundhenk
"Very nice! Love those harness jacks."
Sep 22
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380321 NF SFO 15 Yr Rendezvous English Whittler- Burnt Orange Jigged Bone

"Thank you Dennis! I am working hard at uncovering 38s, all examples. :)"
Sep 3
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153113eo STL GEC Tidioute Huckeberry Boys Scout - Ebony Wood

"Thanks so much Tim! It only has the sheep foot on this example. It pre-dated the Scouts/Beer Scouts that came with lanyard tube, secondary blades."
Sep 2
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153113eo STL GEC Tidioute Huckeberry Boys Scout - Ebony Wood

"Wow, nice one. Does that have a secondary blade or screwdriver/cap-lifter?"
Sep 2
T. Smith replied to william schrade's discussion The New Presto Flying Jack
"I can't think of anything more amazing than what you've accomplished with his design. I am sure he was with you in spirit as you created those beautiful examples. Just gorgeous work! Those affected me much like the 2OT did when first…"
Sep 2
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"Some very tough finds."
Sep 2
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T. Smith commented on T. Smith's blog post Finding a fave model
"Gosh, I had a 42 Ind Paintbrush. I only let loose of to return to original owner bc he had one of my whittlers I needed and couldn't get. It is a stunning example indeed. I appreciate your thoughtful well wishes. As you know, it's harder…"
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dead_left_knife_guy commented on T. Smith's blog post Finding a fave model
"I acquired a taste for GEC Missouri Traders / 42's, & I let one pass through my fingers in the "Indian Paintbrush" coloration -- something I still beat myself up for, several years on.  Looking back on it, it's a wonder…"
Aug 22
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August 24, 2021 all day
Knife Day is the day to appreciate the knives that folk use on a daily basis. This day is a celebration of this marvellous tool that has been with humans since the dawn of time.The evolution of knives has been a remarkable feat – from knives made of bone, stone and flint, to modern creations using titanium, bronze, iron and steel. Nobody can deny the knife is one of man’s most useful tools – for cooking, eating, fishing, hunting, and not to forget the oh so handy Swiss Army knife.To make the…See More
Aug 22
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Practicing for grand kids

"What a sweet face she is! Congrats on your upcoming grandchild. What a blessing!"
Aug 22
T. Smith commented on T. Smith's blog post Finding a fave model
"As I jot this down, I'm praying everyone in our communities are in a healthy space today. :) Yes, I'm still actively searching for GEC 38 Grinlings, Farmers along with any Queen farmer jacks. This has to be a lifelong search as I've…"
Aug 22
T. Smith replied to Jan Carter's discussion iKC Christmas give away
"Congrats to Scott! Thank you so much Jan for the GAW opportunity and  for gifting us all with a wonderful place to hang out and share. Bless everyone and be safe out there. Happy New Year to all! :)"
Dec 26, 2020
T. Smith replied to Jan Carter's discussion iKC Christmas give away
"Dennis, I'm sending thoughtful wishes that you enjoy a beautiful, healthy year ahead."
Dec 17, 2020

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User/Collector
How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
Erin McGlyn at TSA knives
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
Yes
How long have you collected knives?
11- 15 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
Traditional slipjoint/folders. GEC, Queen/S&M/Case
Split back whittlers, farmer jacks are a few fave models.
About Me
I am a big family person and love my big family. Truly appreciate the simpler things in life. My amazing friends are as close as family and considered among my greatest blessings in life.
Interests
Restoring, cleaning up old traditional knives for friends, family. Always a joy to see what's under all that rust, dirt. Researching the history behind mostly U.S.A. mfg knives. Spending quality time with family.
Other Hobbies
Traditional knife enthusiast, occasional silver coin admirer.

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Finding a fave model

Posted on December 3, 2020 at 14:51 7 Comments

While staying distanced from most of society, I've been attempting to narrow what my favorite models are. Upon finding a splitback whittler a while back, I'm heavily leaning into this type model. I adore GEC made knives and like most have a harder time acquiring this variety in them. Being patient I did manage to dig up one that really trips my trigger. I've found the 57 examples are definitely my thing. One day I hope to find a 38 American Whittler in the…

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At 18:52 on April 22, 2020, J.J. Smith III said…

Too many women in my world to get into trouble.

Little one just left a while ago and the boss lady just came home.  

Thanks for checking in.

At 6:28 on April 3, 2020, J.J. Smith III said…

At 9:46 on April 1, 2020, Ken Mundhenk said…

Welcome to the Great Eastern Cutlery Group, we’re glad you joined us.

At 18:51 on March 31, 2020,
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Welcome aboard!

At 9:08 on March 30, 2020, Jan Carter said…

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At 19:18 on March 27, 2020, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

Hey there, T! Welcome to iKnife! Come on in, kick back and check things out. There's some handy tips on our front page to help you find your way around, and some fantastic people in the Chat room if you have any questions or want to shoot the breeze. Site rules are also on the main page, and if you get creative, you can customise your My Page to suit your own style! Hope you enjoy your stay with us! Great to have you on board!

At 21:23 on March 26, 2020, J.J. Smith III said…

Well then T, jump right in and check out everything that we've got here.  If you have any questions, just give a shout, and someone will be there to help.

At 17:48 on March 26, 2020, J.J. Smith III said…

Welcome to iKC, Tina.

Glad you're here.

 
 
 

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