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Thought I'd share this with you all because I think it's a very nice gift.

One of our clients (whom I consider a great friend) from about 9 years ago wanted to make me a knife (which he does in his free time for friends and family only... he's a CEO of a Fortune 500 company and this is a hobby for him). He was a big admirer of my old hunting buddy "Cosmo" ( http://www.wareagleretrievers.com/cgi-bin/dogs.cgi?dog=55 ) and wanted to do a knife for me as a Tribute to him.

Here's what he came up with. The image of Cosmo is scrimshawed into a piece of ivory and laid in polished Black Buffalo Horn. The blade is made from an old rusted saw mill blade. He's in the process of making a display stand for it right now.

His payment for making these knives for his friends is one penny.

Thanks for letting me share this with everyone.

Hope you enjoy it as much as I have.









 

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Keith man, that is really awesome!

Left you a voicemail the other day. Hope to catch up live soon.

Cosmo is already a great retriever who will last forever...this just makes it that much more memorable!

Chris
 

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One of the coolest gifts I've ever seen.

What I'd give to be his friend.

That's simply awesome.
 

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Cool knife Keith. Better keep an eye on Jere or it might walk off. Hope I catch up with you next time I'm down there.
Josh
 

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Very very nice! The maker is a real artist.
 

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You know....it's nice to get a gift from your friend....even nicer to get a personal gift such as a knife which depicts your dog......even nicer when that friend made it himself!!

Awesome!!

Just watch Derek close, make sure he doesn't swipe it and put Stella's Picture on it!!
 

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Keith, that is a beautifal knife and a wonderful tribute.

My mom always told me you give a penny for a knife, so you never get cut on it!

Regards,
Earlene
(mom to War Eagles White River Raven!)
 

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Keith
That really is a piece of beauty. I also make knives as a hobby when I'm not training dogs so I have an idea of how much time and work went into the project. Does he do his scrimshaw work himself? If so he is quite talented. I also like the fack that he used damascus steel. Damascus is a true quality steel. Holds an edge like no other.

Al Honeycutt
 
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