Northwoods Bear Lake

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 Bear Lake

Postby Sharpnshinyknives » Thu May 30, 2019 11:12 am

TravisB wrote:image.jpeg



Travis, The handle on that one is breathtaking. SO very nice!
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby TravisB » Thu May 30, 2019 1:06 pm

Sharpnshinyknives wrote:
TravisB wrote:image.jpeg



Travis, The handle on that one is breathtaking. SO very nice!
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Thanks SSK ::tu:: that ones my current favourite, will have to get a good front on shot

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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby TravisB » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:45 pm

Couple of recent pics....
Giraffe,
Mammoth,
Kudu,stag,giraffe,mammoth

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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby Quick Steel » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:49 pm

Those are beautiful knives Travis and very nicely photographed. ::tu::
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby gsmith7158 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:56 pm

Great looking covers Travis! ::tu::
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby TravisB » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:39 am

Thank you! Quick steel + gsmith!! ::tu::

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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby kootenay joe » Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:24 am

So the 2 with end caps are second release & barehead is first release ? Have any been re-handled by a guy who likes muskrats ? I know he has done some with mammoth and some with ivory.
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby TravisB » Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:08 am

kootenay joe wrote:So the 2 with end caps are second release & barehead is first release ? Have any been re-handled by a guy who likes muskrats ? I know he has done some with mammoth and some with ivory.
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Correct Kj on first n second release.... none of these ones have been re-handled....

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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby kootenay joe » Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:16 pm

When in hand do you have a preference for one over the other, barehead and caps ?
I have the first release, barehead, and in hand feel is exceptionally nice. Sometimes putting caps on changes with weight distribution and feeling in hand can differ.
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby TravisB » Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:31 pm

kootenay joe wrote:When in hand do you have a preference for one over the other, barehead and caps ?
I have the first release, barehead, and in hand feel is exceptionally nice. Sometimes putting caps on changes with weight distribution and feeling in hand can differ.
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Hmmm not sure I have a preference, I love them both :) :D
But yes double caps adds a little weight.... Normally I prefer a knife with a little more weight, but with these two I'm not sure I could pick a preference ::dang::

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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby kootenay joe » Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:35 pm

Thanks, good to know. I had a small Bark River fixed blade with bolsters and another exact same knife except no bolsters. To my surprise the no bolster knife felt much better in hand.
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby TravisB » Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:48 am

Some pile side mammoth

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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby TravisB » Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:08 am

9E0D5613-622B-4EB7-AC71-197438EFB14B.jpeg

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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby FarSide » Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:42 pm

TravisB wrote:
9E0D5613-622B-4EB7-AC71-197438EFB14B.jpeg
TravisB wrote:Some pile side mammoth

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Very nice. I think this is a nice pattern.

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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby TravisB » Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:02 am

FarSide wrote:
TravisB wrote:9E0D5613-622B-4EB7-AC71-197438EFB14B.jpeg
TravisB wrote:Some pile side mammoth

image.jpeg

Very nice. I think this is a nice pattern.



Thanks mate, ::tu::


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