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The New Presto Flying Jack

Started this discussion. Last reply by T. Smith Sep 2, 2021. 6 Replies

This is a project I've been working on for the last three years. My great grandfather, George Schrade received a patent on this knife in 1937 but it never went into production for reasons I can only…Continue

 

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"Outstanding! Thank you for sharing the video...."
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"I didn't think that uploaded. American Outdoor Brands bought the Schrade brand in 2017. They ask if they could interview me about the history of the company, particularly George. They are bringing production back to our shores. They will be…"
Sep 19
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Sep 12
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, 2021
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Presto Flying Jack

New Presto Flying Jack with 80 year old NOS Mother of Pearl from my Great Grandfathers Factory. I sure would like to talk to him.
Aug 5, 2021
william schrade posted a status
"Thanks Jan, haven't been on for a while. Hope all is well."
Apr 16, 2021
Jan Carter left a comment for william schrade
"Happy Birthday"
Mar 24, 2021
Ellis H. Roberson left a comment for william schrade
"Hey William. I sure would like to chat with you on Schrade knives. I have a very good collection of them. I just complete the 49'er series. Really proud of it."
Aug 14, 2020
Ellis H. Roberson replied to william schrade's discussion The New Presto Flying Jack
"Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Aug 14, 2020
John Kellogg replied to william schrade's discussion The New Presto Flying Jack
"Awesome workmanship! Keeping history alive, Thanks William."
Jul 27, 2020
Jan Carter replied to william schrade's discussion The New Presto Flying Jack
"Thank you Bill and put us down for one.  Thank you so much for sharing them here."
Jul 24, 2020
william schrade replied to william schrade's discussion The New Presto Flying Jack
"Hi Jan, thanks, Right now I have to fulfill some promises and gifts to family first. I was planning to debut at the Blade show but as you know that's not happening. I will have some available for sale in a couple of months and will post here. I…"
Jul 23, 2020
Jan Carter replied to william schrade's discussion The New Presto Flying Jack
"George, For me I think this is one of the most exciting things happening in the knife world right now.  How do they get in touch with you and what do they run?"
Jul 23, 2020
william schrade posted a discussion

The New Presto Flying Jack

This is a project I've been working on for the last three years. My great grandfather, George Schrade received a patent on this knife in 1937 but it never went into production for reasons I can only speculate. He died three years later. My friend Bill DeShivs disassembled the knife and i had it reversed engineered. I assemble the knife one at a time using my great grandfathers stiddy and ball peen hammer. The blade and spring are carbon steel like most knives of that era. I silver solder the…See More
Jul 22, 2020
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Jul 21, 2020
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Mar 25, 2020

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KnifeMaker
How did you hear about iKnifeCollector?
Yes
Do you currently subscribe to any knife publication (offline)
Yes
How long have you collected knives?
46 to 50 years
Favorite Kind of Knives
press button, schrade cutlery, fkylock, presto. g schrade knife co.
Website
http://williamschrade.com
About Me
Great Grandson of George Schrade
Interests
Retired self employed crane operator. Now making knives.
Other Hobbies
Short term mission work

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At 19:55 on March 24, 2021, Jan Carter said…

Happy Birthday

At 19:53 on August 14, 2020, Ellis H. Roberson said…

Hey William. I sure would like to chat with you on Schrade knives. I have a very good collection of them. I just complete the 49'er series. Really proud of it.

At 19:38 on March 25, 2020, Jan Carter said…

At 11:08 on March 25, 2018, Jan Carter said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY WILLIAM!!!

At 21:54 on March 25, 2017, Jan Carter said…

At 12:48 on March 25, 2016, John Kellogg said…

Happy Birthday Bill! I hope your day is a special one!

At 12:19 on March 25, 2016, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

At 8:05 on March 25, 2016, Jan Carter said…

At 16:36 on March 25, 2015, Steve Scheuerman (Manx) said…

At 18:27 on March 25, 2014, Max McGruder said…

Happy Birthday!

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