May 2014 Blog Posts (12)

In Memoriam
What is your favorite wooden knife handles?

  There is a lot of different exotic wooden knife scales out there from all over the world. There's burls, stripes, checks, well almost too many types to list. It seems almost every country has some type of wood that makes excellent knife handles. The question at hand is what is your favorite? If you have more than one, list them all. Please.

Added by Robert Burris on May 25, 2014 at 17:54 — 19 Comments

Blade Show


Added by Larry and Tina Pridgen on May 20, 2014 at 11:26 — 5 Comments

Why knives? And what kind of collector are you?

By suggestion from Steve thought I'd copy this article over here. Looks like even the links and the pictures came along for the ride.

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Why knives?

I was sitting in the car the other day, on my way to church and I was…

Added by Alexander Noot on May 20, 2014 at 1:00 — 7 Comments

In Memoriam
Are You Happy With Your Collection?

  With all the time, effort and expense are you satisfied with your collection? Did you buy the right kind of knives, over the years? What would you change, if you could, in your collecting habits?

  These are some questions I think, we all ask ourselves, in private. I know some have large collections, some have small and some have everything in between. No matter the size or the value, are you happy with that collection? I know we have all bought a knife here or there, that was a…


Added by Robert Burris on May 18, 2014 at 16:36 — 23 Comments

In Memoriam
Self DefenseWeapons-luxury or neccesity?? You Decide--

Let me preface this by saying I am a typical 60 year old law abiding citizen-In my 20's I worked as a bartender, then in retail management until my retirement- However, I have had people try to kill me with a car ,boulders, knives, hatchets, etc. in what would seem to be a normal life-Not to mention, that Danny Rollings, the Florida serial killer who killed U of Florida coeds was captured in my yard !! I have had to defend myself twice with a gun, once with a knife, and once with  a…


Added by John McCain on May 13, 2014 at 18:25 — 16 Comments

In Memoriam

Bolsters, there are so many different kinds and types of materials. I was wondering if some of you had favorites.

Added by Robert Burris on May 12, 2014 at 16:14 — 15 Comments

In Memoriam
A great day for a knife dealer?

I had a the nicest pleasure that a knife dealer/collector could have...

I had a customer call, leave a message  which I called back and he 

aggreed to meet me at the store. We are normally closed on Saturdays

but I opened for this young man. He met me holding a Eickhorn soligen made tactical folder, with a carbide glass breaker, seat belt cutter…


Added by Terry Ray on May 10, 2014 at 20:18 — 8 Comments

A 5-Knife Day - here is what I bought Jan

Had a great day at the Central KY Knife show and bought 5 Knives

l. Queen mini Trapper

2. Queen Trapper

3. RR mini Trapper

4. RR Canoe (both of these are in the Outdoorsman series)

5. Western Bowie: no sheath, I need to get one. Need to clean this knife up alittle but it should clean up well. I paid $40 for it - do you think I did alright on it.?

Added by Ken Spielvogel on May 9, 2014 at 17:56 — 6 Comments

Central KY Knife Show - 5-9-14

Was a great knife show today as usual. Lots of knives, vendors, and people. Saw and talked with 3 of our members: Jim Thompson, Ken M., and Roger Cunningham. Gina Smith was there to but I couldn't find her. Did not see Adam Archer, he may come tomorrow. Also did not see Charles Reed.

I went down every isle and looked at lots of knives and even bought some.

Added by Ken Spielvogel on May 9, 2014 at 16:26 — 6 Comments

In Memoriam
Knife Buying Poll

  Which knife do you spend the most money for, a single knife, a fixed blade or a folder.

Added by Robert Burris on May 5, 2014 at 18:51 — 22 Comments

Antique and Collectible Cars Events

Otway, Ohio

This area of Appalachian foot hills has one of the Oldest Covered Bridges in Ohio.

Saturday hubby and me attended the save the bridge cruise in.

70 cars showed up to help in their effort.

Ongoing work now on the bridge the grant was…


Added by Sue OldsWidow on May 4, 2014 at 14:12 — 4 Comments

Just what knife lovers need to hear

(What’s written is an opinion on my part)

I don’t know what’s in the drinking water of Connecticut but at the high school in a neighboring town a 16 yr. old knifed to death a girl who refused to go to the junior prom with him. 7 AM, just before classes, in the main hall, in front of everyone he cut her throat. It’s in all the media, over and over. Her funeral was today. It’s an incredibly sad situation. It’s a nice town; a nice high school. Everyone’s asking “Why?”



Added by Michael D. on May 1, 2014 at 21:14 — 9 Comments

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