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"Cattle Drive" Bowie for ICCE #8199730 03/11/21 10:08 PM
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Two years ago at the last ICCE, Alice Carter and I hatched a plan for a special knife. We've had it done for a while, but are finally glad to announce it will be presented at ICCE this year.

Some of y'all know I like historical elements in my work. This knife is full of history and tells a great story. The cattle drive period in Texas was at its peak in 1871, symbolized in the knife by the inclusion of an 1871 half dollar as the coined spacer. By 1877, the railroad had come to Dallas, captured here in the wrought iron spacer from original Dallas railroad rail. By 1888, the plains were being settled and fenced, and the era was over. The guard, butt cap, and cast elements of the stand are from the cemetery gate of the town of Rayner, TX in Stonewall County. It was incorporated in 1888 and disappeared by 1906.

The fossil walrus handle feature's Alice's wonderful artwork. On one side, the cattle reach the loading pen at the railyard. On the other the cowboy reaches the end of his era at the plains cemetery. The stand has a mesquite base and a forged longhorn.

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Pic of the knife on the base?????


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Re: "Cattle Drive" Bowie for ICCE [Re: Jason Fry] #8199915 03/12/21 01:16 AM
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Thats pretty neat. Thanks for sharing.



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Re: "Cattle Drive" Bowie for ICCE [Re: Jason Fry] #8200079 03/12/21 03:46 AM
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Re: "Cattle Drive" Bowie for ICCE [Re: Jason Fry] #8200124 03/12/21 04:48 AM
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clap Beautiful work !!!!!!


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LOVE IT!

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Now that’s awesome sir

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Awesome!!!

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Very nice!


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Awesome work as usual Jason.


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love the rustic look of that whole knife.. the blade profile is what I think of when I hear - Bowie Knife. thanks for sharing

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Wow, incredible


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Awesome art work !!

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Hope some of y'all can come to the show and see this knife and all the others. There will be some truly world-class knifemakers with their best work. Show is Friday/Saturday at the Stockyards in Ft. Worth.
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Very nice!


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Re: "Cattle Drive" Bowie for ICCE [Re: Jason Fry] #8220421 03/31/21 12:46 AM
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Very Nice. Forrest

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