Northwoods Signal 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 Signal Jack

Postby FarSide » Sun Jul 28, 2019 3:20 pm

JohnR wrote:
kootenay joe wrote:Does anyone know how many mammoth Signal Jacks were made ?
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I heard 98 Roland.

Very nice example Farside!

Mine showed up yesterday, nicely matched handles, may have a pin crack in mark side handle, hard to be sure with Mammoth, since its been stabilized I'm not going to worry about it. Sown with 2 other Northwoods Mammoth I have.
cudgee wrote:FarSide, you have hit the jackpot there, well done, that is a " Bobby Dazzler ". With my limited experience about these drops and buying methods, i do think it is pot luck, as there are so many handle variables, but you just take what you can. You have really done well, that is one beautiful knife, enjoy. ::ds::

Thank you guys. lol-I had to look up “Bobby Dazzler”. I think I had heard that term before.
Nice group of Mammoth John. Your Signal is very nice. There is so much variation in the mammoth. So many great covers. I had my first one taken as soon as I tried to put it my cart. Then had to go back & try again. Just happened to spot the one I got. Didn’t think I would make it to checkout though.

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Re: Northwoods Signal Jack

Postby Sharpnshinyknives » Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:27 pm

After seeing these gorgeous mammoth handles, I am regretting passing on them.
Here are the 3 that I got. Hard to pick a favorite, it’s between the jigged sienna bone and the Cocobolo. The grain on the Cocobolo is beautiful. But the jigged bone is top notch, right up there with the handles on the Waynorth Lambsfoot.
The Appaloosa bone reminds me of an Appaloosa pony a neighbor had when I was a kid. This looks just like that horse. I like this lighter coloration on this compared to the very evenly brown color on my last one.
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Re: Northwoods Signal Jack

Postby FarSide » Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:11 am

Sharpnshinyknives wrote:After seeing these gorgeous mammoth handles, I am regretting passing on them.
Here are the 3 that I got. Hard to pick a favorite, it’s between the jigged sienna bone and the Cocobolo. The grain on the Cocobolo is beautiful. But the jigged bone is top notch, right up there with the handles on the Waynorth Lambsfoot.
The Appaloosa bone reminds me of an Appaloosa pony a neighbor had when I was a kid. This looks just like that horse. I like this lighter coloration on this compared to the very evenly brown color on my last one.


Another nice group. It’s encouraging to see some different covers on this release. The color & jigging is very nice on the one. This pattern has proved to be very successful for Northwoods & GEC.

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Re: Northwoods Signal Jack

Postby Onearmbladejunkie » Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:18 pm

I try and try to buy a Northwoods knife. KnivesShipFree would rather sell Northwoods knives to Evilbay dealers. How can someone buy 5 knives and I can't buy even one ? Special buying software. They have different emails and bank accounts , buying as many knives they can afford with one click. Don't get mad , go buy a custom knife.
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Re: Northwoods Signal Jack

Postby 1967redrider » Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:30 pm

I find these knives interesting because of the whole Jess Crouch/Chris Wolf originals, which I wouldn't mind having. Would I pay $200+ for the Northwoods version? Well, I haven't yet but I like looking at the ones you guys have, which is fine for me right now. ::nod::
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Re: Northwoods Signal Jack

Postby robbobus » Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:52 pm

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This was waiting for me when I arrived home. Outstanding walk and talk. The scales on this one, particularly the pile side have some great character. 5 star effort.

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Re: Northwoods Signal Jack

Postby FarSide » Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:28 am

robbobus wrote:15647824784654098487091476320022.jpg15647825237454473292844355295856.jpg

This was waiting for me when I arrived home. Outstanding walk and talk. The scales on this one, particularly the pile side have some great character. 5 star effort.

Really nice, and like you said; some real character. Nice colors.

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Re: Northwoods Signal Jack

Postby Sharpnshinyknives » Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:09 pm

robbobus wrote:15647824784654098487091476320022.jpg15647825237454473292844355295856.jpg

This was waiting for me when I arrived home. Outstanding walk and talk. The scales on this one, particularly the pile side have some great character. 5 star effort.



They knocked it out of the park on these. The mammoth especially. Everyone that has been posted is just tremendous. Nice knife.
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Re: Northwoods Signal Jack

Postby cudgee » Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:05 am

robbobus wrote:15647824784654098487091476320022.jpg15647825237454473292844355295856.jpg

This was waiting for me when I arrived home. Outstanding walk and talk. The scales on this one, particularly the pile side have some great character. 5 star effort.

Beautiful knife. Well done my friend, enjoy. ::tu::


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