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New Knives for 2015

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Project by poospleasures posted 03-09-2015 12:03 AM 2440 views 10 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have not shown wooden collectible knives for a while now. These are the first four for the 2015 season. For the new folks here this is my most favorite item to make. The first is a doctor knife which I gave one like to my favorite doctor. The next is for our hair dresser. The third is for John Deere and all the farmers in this area (have sold several of these). The last has no emblem and this one I gave to a guy who helped me remove some of the 20” of snow from my driveway Friday afternoon. The display is the one that goes with me to the local craft shows. The last shows the 12 to 15 parts used to make these knives. If interested there are others to view in my projects.Have now made well over 800 of them since retiring. Thanks to the folks who have seen these before and to the new lookers. As always love your comments and questions.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon





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flintbone

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#1 posted 03-09-2015 12:31 AM

Lookin’ good.
Keep up the good work.
flint

-- If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. - Albert Einstein

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 03-09-2015 12:34 AM

These are just awesome. After looking at these and your previous ones I am putting this on my list ahead of other things to do. Hope they turn out half as cool as yours. Thanks Vernon.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 03-09-2015 01:55 AM

Really beautiful stuff Vernon, keep up the good work.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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hoss12992

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#4 posted 03-09-2015 04:20 AM

Those are really cool. Love them. Thanks for sharing

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#5 posted 03-09-2015 04:21 AM

Awesome projects, wonderful workmanship

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#6 posted 03-09-2015 11:11 AM

Vernon, you have to know you have one of the most delicate and intricate wood crafts out there in the craft world. You failed to mention that the knives when opened have the same locking snap as a real knife. I could only dream of replicating this fine piece of art.
Did I say there were nice ?

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#7 posted 03-09-2015 12:49 PM

Absolutely astonish collection!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 03-09-2015 03:35 PM

Soo kewl I love wooden blades, i;ve made a few but not as nice as these

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#9 posted 03-09-2015 06:47 PM

Very cool. Nice personal touch on the emblems!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#10 posted 03-10-2015 11:53 AM

You have been a busy knife builder over the winter. I keep mine within arms reach at all times. You’ve received many good comments on it.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#11 posted 05-07-2016 01:38 PM

Your knife projects are amazing, I like the idea, would love to try some, do you have a blog or have more information. I like the idea for gifts. People would treasure them. Well done..

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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