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#1 tsterling

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Posted 30 March 2010 - 12:14 PM

Just for Dee, here's the other knife lazy me promised - the Toadsticker Shiv. 5 3/8 inch 1080 blade (full tang), carved and engraved shibuichi scales with copper pins, 9 3/4 inches overall length. I agonized between calling it the "Froggy Shiv" or Toadsticker, the meaner-sounding name won out.

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Thanks for looking!

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Posted 30 March 2010 - 01:00 PM

Superb work, as always!

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Posted 30 March 2010 - 02:04 PM

very nice

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Posted 30 March 2010 - 02:49 PM

Very cool...the whole package!

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Posted 30 March 2010 - 05:50 PM

That is fantastic, beautifull work.

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Posted 30 March 2010 - 06:04 PM

Apples and oranges Tom.... I like both of them ...I wouldn't compare them ... I like this one as much as the knapped one....
. Dee thanks for asking to see....
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Posted 30 March 2010 - 06:50 PM

i like, and the fiance, quite the knife critic (chiefly in that she thinks they're all overrated and doesnt get the fuss) says she likey much.

congrats on a gorgeous blade.
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#8 Robert Mayo

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Posted 30 March 2010 - 07:43 PM

You know Tom if any one but you would call a blade the the toadsticker shiv it just wouldn't be right :lol: !
Love it wonderfull piece again :D !

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Posted 30 March 2010 - 10:19 PM

Yes, you are deffinantly give Dee a run for her money with those blades. Great work

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#10 Serge Panchenko

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 12:59 AM

Great idea on the progression from egg to frog, gorgeous work as usual Tom!

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 01:19 AM

:)
im glad i asked to see it.
it is indeed a very nice blade.

but, if i am pressed .. then i would say that i hold by my statement.
i prefer the other blade.
it wins out by a flipper. ;)

but as a separate piece .. i love the scales of this blade ..
and a wonderful choice in the material too.
^_^

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#12 tsterling

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 09:54 AM

Thanks for the kind feedback, folks! It really makes my day to get up in the morning, cup of tea in hand, and look through the forum and see what all of you are up to. You leep me going!




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