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      I've read about all of them, some no longer published. Osborne Russell and Zena Leonard are very good, also Washington Irving's...
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      Red Owl replied to the thread First knife build.
      That's very creative, took a lot of thought to build it. In the future you could try soldering the guard to the blade. I love Show Low...
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      Years ago canting a rifle was a big deal. The extension top to bottom helped.
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      Red Owl replied to the thread Antler buttons?.
      Not sure on toggle type buttons, maybe on some mountain man capotes. Some diaries of mountain men speak of them stopping and sewing up...
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      Red Owl replied to the thread Antler buttons?.
      My view- there probably were some buttons made from antler but since other types were available, you are not "More PC" by using antler...
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      Red Owl replied to the thread Antler buttons?.
      Well they look real "historical" and I used to use them until someone said there wasn't much evidence they were common. Then I did the...
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      Well, on the main parts, what was the finish? Charcoal blue? Is there way to obtain that for home use? I have an old Navy 36 and I may...
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      I think now a days a lot of the display cases are vacuum sealed and filled with a gas like nitrogen. I was at West Point, looking at...
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      I think the first technique was a fire blue which wasn't much of a finish but gave a more blue color. This could quickly be worn away to...
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      Red Owl replied to the thread Robert E. Lee.
      I sort of wish we could move beyond Robert E. Lee. It seems some of you want to "burn the books" simply because you don't agree...
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      I think Alexander McKenzie might be the "Canadian" Lewis & Clark. David Thompson did a lot of travel around the Great Lakes and the...
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      Red Owl replied to the thread Knives in Colonial America.
      A lot of the knives mentioned are Period Correct but might have been carried by different personas. The trade knives would have gone to...
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      Red Owl replied to the thread Period pocket whetstone..
      I thought everyone knew. Stone Carvers used a percussion method. Like the star drills gold miners used out in California.
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      Red Owl replied to the thread Period pocket whetstone..
      I guess I'll continue with the NDN. Doesn't make a difference to me.
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      Red Owl replied to the thread Period pocket whetstone..
      Yeah the double N was a typo on my part. Now a days we all have to use "New speak" George Orwell. Funny thing is- I spend a lot of...
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