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Project by poospleasures posted 04-15-2014 12:16 AM 1364 views 7 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is is the latest group of all wood folding knives just finished. I have show similar ones before and the folks who follow LJ’s have seen my other offerings. These are for those who are a little newer and like this type of item. I am still searching for others who might make folding all wood knives. Maybe we can discuss and help each other with some tips. Have now been able to make the springs really active and am able to get a nice click when opening and closing. This batch shows Army, Colts, US, and Ford emblems. Added a couple pics to show what one looks like after a couple of the glue steps. The story is I have made well over 850 of these since retiring but have slowed somewhat as I now make more segmented bowls than knives. I really wonder what is next? Comments please and PMs with questions welcomed. Thanks for looking.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 04-15-2014 12:23 AM

Very cool knives, Vernon. I was always going to try that but never got around to it. Nice going!!.........Jim

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

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flintbone

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#2 posted 04-15-2014 12:53 AM

Good job Vernon. I want to make some but I have to retire first. <grin>
Keep up the good work.
flint

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

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MShort

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#3 posted 04-15-2014 02:06 AM

I really like these. Trying to make on is on the bucket list of projects. You do wonderful work.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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HillbillyShooter

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#4 posted 04-15-2014 02:22 AM

Great looking knives.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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doubleDD

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#5 posted 04-15-2014 02:25 AM

These are really cool Vernon. I also checked out the ones you made previously. This is something that would make a great keepsake for ones collection of projects. Maybe some day when I earn more talent.

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

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mcoyfrog

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#6 posted 04-15-2014 03:28 AM

These are awesome

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

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bushmaster

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#7 posted 04-15-2014 04:46 AM

very interesting and well done, I have never heard of this type of project.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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recycle1943

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#8 posted 04-15-2014 09:18 AM

The pictures speak for themselves. They reek of technique, quality and originality of which I can only dream of attaining.
Great job Vernon !

-- Dick, Ohio

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GerardoArg1

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#9 posted 04-15-2014 11:07 AM

Nice job. Love that. Congratulations.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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Rustic

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#10 posted 04-15-2014 12:29 PM

Love them.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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drbyte

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#11 posted 04-15-2014 12:56 PM

Great project! And you do a really nice job! How about sharing some of your vast experience with us in a blog with lots of pictures as you make the next one!! Everybody here would love to see that process I’m sure.

-- Dennis, WV

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Andy

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#12 posted 04-15-2014 04:18 PM

Nice gifts and great designs. You do very nice work!

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com

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benchbuilder

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#13 posted 04-15-2014 11:47 PM

VERY NICE, do you ever sell any of these, I sure would like one, pm me here pls

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poospleasures

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#14 posted 04-18-2014 12:17 AM

Thank you all for your kind words. I looked at most of your homes and projects and really feel good about the great craftsmen who liked my project.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

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Roger

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#15 posted 05-04-2014 01:30 PM

Vernon, you are a master craftsman at those very fine wood knives. All, very awesome. I do like the one with the blue oval. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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