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Posts: 2472 | Location: Commonwealth of Virginia | Registered: January 15, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
so sexy it hurts
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Okay I'll say it, she's attractive.
Not too keen on her knives, though.




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Okay I'll say it, she's attractive.
Not too keen on her knives, though.


agreed!!!
 
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Pretty cool knives. It looks like she is doing more bushcrafting and kitchen knives than tactical knives. I maybe wrong about the bushcrafting but it looks like it from some of the blade blanks.
 
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i thinks she is using files and charging 800 bucks a pop Eek
 
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i thinks she is using files and charging 800 bucks a pop Eek


with 7 months lead times.... wow

good for her though


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Don't let Sybo see this.. I still want to buy one of his !! Eek
 
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She makes a killing selling to uneducated hipsters. She's very well known in the knife community but not in a good way.

Lots of legitimate knife-makers have a hard time selling much nicer knives for less money.

Kudos to her for finding a niche where she can soak people with more money than sense but I don't consider her a knife maker. She buys old crusty farrier rasps, cleans them, does little to no forging on them, grinds an edge, does a rudimentary heat treat, uses scrap wood that doesn't look properly stabilized and charges a mint and gets it because she's a woman who lives in Brooklyn.

If you go to her website, she sells it as repurposing, upcycling, reclaiming and all that other feel good crap people eat up these days.
 
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I trust two knife makers exclusively Emerson and Winkler. She's nice eye candy, the aforementioned are the best.
 
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Scurvy, I sensed that just watching the video:
"It's really like a new way of setting a new momentum..."

It's really like bullshit.
 
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She makes a killing selling to uneducated hipsters. She's very well known in the knife community but not in a good way.

Lots of legitimate knife-makers have a hard time selling much nicer knives for less money.

Kudos to her for finding a niche where she can soak people with more money than sense but I don't consider her a knife maker. She buys old crusty farrier rasps, cleans them, does little to no forging on them, grinds an edge, does a rudimentary heat treat, uses scrap wood that doesn't look properly stabilized and charges a mint and gets it because she's a woman who lives in Brooklyn.

If you go to her website, she sells it as repurposing, upcycling, reclaiming and all that other feel good crap people eat up these days.


I can't criticize her for getting what price she can get for her knives, but too bad her customers don't know better.

Is it really $800 for a crudely finished file knife from her? You can get a Bob Dozier knife of similar construction, but done at the highest level for $400, and it will be so much better made.




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Well isn't her website just precious?

Is she heat treating with a torch?

"More beautiful than they have to be." What the fuck does that mean?

Make a knife like Bob Kramer and it is more beautiful than it has to be. It will cost more than $800, too.




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Given the choice between a Burt Foster for $800 and one of those...geez, I don't know what I would do... Roll Eyes



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"More beautiful than they have to be." What the fuck does that mean?


yea, but her interest in the material she uses is for its "otherness", and its personality. Roll Eyes


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I refuse to bash anyone for ripping off hipsters from Brooklyn.




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God bless.


I've said it over and over, why sell eight $100 knives if you can sell one $800 knife.


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Make a knife like Bob Kramer and it is more beautiful than it has to be. It will cost more than $800, too.


Bob Kramer just lives up the road a little bit. Have exchanged emails but not yet met. However, he is my inspiration.

Below is one I made from 1095 with a variety of features, 8.5" blade, brass bolsters and pommel, matched Madrona Burl, Variable edge geometry (incls. distal taper) and mosaic pins:





Bob K's pattern welded steels are remarkable in their performance. That's a closely guarded secret/recipe. Wink





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What the actual fuck? $800 for a crudely finished knife?
 
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If you like file knives, go to:
www.michaelmorrisknives.com
I found a very old Nicholson file in an old barn. Morris made a bad ass knife out of it. About 150 bucks.


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