Northwoods Fayette Jack

The Northwoods Knife brand name originated in Gladstone, Michigan when a man named Dave Shirley adopted it as his knife company's name in 2004. Dave was well known for collaborating with popular knife companies to have knives made to his specifications for resale well before 2004 & beyond. KnivesShipFree bought Northwoods from Dave & has continued to team up with respected makers to produce knives marked with the Northwoods brand name.
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Re: Northwoods Fayette Jack

Postby kootenay joe » Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:46 pm

Thanks Jerry. I am very pleased with this knife. I hope GEC/Northwoods offer giraffe bone on some of the 2019 knives.
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Re: Northwoods Fayette Jack

Postby Sharpnshinyknives » Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:08 am

kootenay joe wrote:Here are my pictures of this Fayette Jack with giraffe bone handles. i am also showing it with my Presidential and Esky Zulu knives which have the best mammoth handles in my collection. I think this giraffe is every bit as pleasing.
It is still very 'dull' outside with the sun very low on the horizon even though it is noon. The handles look 'brighter' when the light is brighter. All this to say, knives exceed these pictures.
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Roland, that is, without a doubt, the nicest giraffe bone I have ever seen on a knife. I usually don’t like the look of most giraffe bone. But this one doesn’t have that look. I’m envious of all those knives. All are beauties. I wish I had started to collect GEC knives earlier.
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Re: Northwoods Fayette Jack

Postby Quick Steel » Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:15 am

Both very beautiful knives kj. ::tu::
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Re: Northwoods Fayette Jack

Postby Sharpnshinyknives » Thu Jan 24, 2019 1:10 am

I posted this in other threads, but hey I don’t mind if you don’t. This is the same handle material that Steve started this thread w/. Of the two that I got, this one is my favorite.
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Re: Northwoods Fayette Jack

Postby RalphAlsip » Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:13 pm

ssk, nice Fayette Jack. ::tu:: ::tu:: The black linen and red linen are usually attractive. The burlap, denim, etch variations are hit and (mostly) miss with me.

Here is a picture of a Giraffe Fayette Jack. Variations can occur with Giraffe as you will see if you compare this one to the beautiful example that kj posted earlier. This one is lighter in color with a salmon color tint to the front handle.
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