Saw some awesome knives today(Lot's of Pics)

Discussion in 'Blades' started by melbo, Oct 22, 2005.


  1. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    At a little local Fall Fair.

    All Damascus, Forges by him. Every handle was unique too... He had Ivory, antler, Walrus Penile bone, etc. And his hands were so cobbled up by arthritis that you would think the guy couln't tie his shoes. Just Awesome. Been forging blades for 35 years.

    I'd give his website but he doesn't have one. Doesn't have a phone either. Just an address and no camera!

    Here are some and the pics came out pretty bad. Overcast day in a dark tent
    dsc00181_165. dsc00180_144. dsc00182_117. dsc00183_169. dsc00184_200. dsc00185_910. dsc00186_145. dsc00187_122. dsc00188_109.
     
  2. Bear

    Bear Monkey+++ Site Supporter+++ Founding Member Iron Monkey

    Cool pics.....
    Those little fairs are a great place to find to some cool craftsmen and women....
    How were the prices on those knives?....

    Did Uncle Melbo buy anything????????
     
  3. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    $350 to $650... I was tempted to buy the celtic dagger even after he cut the price from $400 to $350 but refrained... There's always tomorrow.. lol. but then there is also a gun show..
    I'm prolly better off going to buy that knife. I'd spend that at the g show anyway on stupid stuff like ammo [afro]
     
  4. Valkman

    Valkman Knifemaker Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Neat stuff! I go through that too, where a $1k knife will just sit around but I'll shoot the hell out of a $1k gun. ;)
     
  5. TLynn

    TLynn Monkey+++ Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Buy the knife melbo, buy the knife. It'll last a hell of a lot longer than most guns by the look of it.

    Damn I wish I had more money...there's one knife there I'd almost kill to own.
     
  6. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    which one T? I'm just curious. and I'll get a size on it tomorrow. [peep]
     
  7. E.L.

    E.L. Moderator of Lead Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Beautiful knives. You can't beat the look of Damascus.
     
  8. TLynn

    TLynn Monkey+++ Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Didn't see this till now so it's probably too late...it had the celtic symbol on the hilt. I couldn't see anything else but being Irish that of course caught my eye. Plus what I saw of it looked nice.
     
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