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 Ivoryman » Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:01 am

Kudu
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby gsmith7158 » Wed Sep 26, 2018 2:06 am

Here is a bear lake with the spear blade that I have on the way.
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby Ivoryman » Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:55 am

Congrats gsmith, great knives, I really like the bone on yours. Also love the slim, thin, scapel like size and light weight compared to many other Northwoods I have. Great color on yours. Sweeeeeeeeeeeet knives. Another D. Bohn design.
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby gsmith7158 » Wed Sep 26, 2018 4:02 am

Ivoryman wrote:Congrats gsmith, great knives, I really like the bone on yours. Also love the slim, thin, scapel like size and light weight compared to many other Northwoods I have. Great color on yours. Sweeeeeeeeeeeet knives. Another D. Bohn design.
Thanks Iman that is giraffe bone and I felt fortunate to get it Should be here Thursday.
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby gsmith7158 » Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:08 am

This one came today and the Giraffe bone looks a lot like my Fremont in mammoth.
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby sunknife » Sat Sep 29, 2018 2:58 pm

Beautiful Bear Lake Greg. Love the pattern, the sleeveboard shaped handle and the spear blade look perfect together. This is my probably my favorite
pattern of all the Northwoods knives. Sure would like to own one myself someday.
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby kootenay joe » Sat Sep 29, 2018 6:43 pm

All the 'African' bones, kudu, camel and giraffe look attractive and quite varied when dyed. But i think the giraffe bone is best of the lot. As Greg mentioned the giraffe resembles mammoth, sometimes it can be hard to say which it is.
I hope Northwoods makes 2019 Year of Giraffe & Mammoth, every pattern being offered with these 2 handle options in addition to Stag, bone or wood.
I doubt however that KSF or GEC read our threads so i'm preaching to the converted here.
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby Ivoryman » Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:22 pm

In the box today, found a used one for about five bucks more than they were new. Don't feel quite so ripped off by the flippers on the secondary market this way. Best of all I get to carry and use it without hurting the value. Already used, not gonna depreciate much if kept up.
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby gsmith7158 » Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:31 pm

Great snag Iman! ::tu::
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby Ivoryman » Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:40 pm

Followed your example gsmith. Thanks, worked for me.
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby sunknife » Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:01 pm

What a find I-Man u lucky dog you. :D :D
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby robbobus » Fri Oct 05, 2018 2:31 am

That's some nice mellow antler. ::tu::

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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby Ivoryman » Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:08 pm

Thanks gsmith, robbobus, sunknife.
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby Ivoryman » Wed Oct 31, 2018 8:51 pm

Wharn pair
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Re: Northwoods Bear Lake

Postby kootenay joe » Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:43 pm

Wow Iman those are both top examples. None of the current GEC stag looks as good as your Bear Lake. Top one is kudu or giraffe ?
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