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steeley
09-14-2012, 01:17 AM
My Canadian friend Pierre Rodrigue was asking about designs of old butcher knives and asked for a few example's
and since the other stuff got wiped out here goes...

This will start of some of the earliest I have and then move forward. some of you may have seen some of these but most are brand new old time stuff.

the year 1540
http://i.imgur.com/euyool.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/nIQRD.png

http://i.imgur.com/PYwRJl.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/38Nqcl.jpg

steeley
09-14-2012, 01:19 AM
http://i.imgur.com/mHnMNl.png

http://i.imgur.com/PLVNil.png

http://i.imgur.com/I9WRAl.png

http://i.imgur.com/4q0nel.jpg

steeley
09-14-2012, 01:22 AM
http://i.imgur.com/zHUjZl.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/SaxC4l.png

http://i.imgur.com/bBR0Ql.png

http://i.imgur.com/0PKrSl.png

steeley
09-14-2012, 01:25 AM
This one was found in the old stock yards in Canada .
http://i.imgur.com/qJ7Zj.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/jefhs.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/mUcyl.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/hC5E9.jpg

steeley
09-14-2012, 01:37 AM
Ok lets bring this up to speed with knives that can be had today

Russell still makes the green river brand.
http://i.imgur.com/FEPkM.jpg

So if your looking for a pattern or idea to make a butcher knife or have someone make it for you here you go.

link to Russell and more knives.
http://www.dexter1818.com/default.asp

and as always cupcakes.
http://i.imgur.com/TGpQDl.jpg

PierreRodrigue
09-21-2012, 12:38 AM
Mmmm, cupcakes!

Thank you! I am trying to do a special piece. Even older than most of these. I have an idea, but just want to add accuracy if possible.

sachem allison
09-21-2012, 02:10 AM
here are some oldies for you most of these range from 1830's to 1880"s The second photo is one of my favorites, It's from the mid 18th century.

sachem allison
09-21-2012, 02:11 AM
oh yeah and a girl with a belt sander

steeley
09-21-2012, 02:40 AM
I am glad to see she is wearing safety glasses .

Pierre going to need a little more information shape wise.

DwarvenChef
09-21-2012, 05:15 AM
Random kitchen pic :p

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a190/DwarvenChef/Pictur.jpg

PierreRodrigue
09-21-2012, 08:48 AM
Hmmm. Not only is she cutting on a polly board, but her belt is seemingly unable to support that piece of kit. And having said piece of kit in a quick draw rig, it shouldn't have its hammer in the cocked position...

Steely. as for photos, I am getting closer to narrowing down the shapes i will be using for the new line. Any thing else you can add would be bonus!

Sachem, love your taste in, um, tools! ;)

Lefty
09-21-2012, 09:01 AM
I am glad to see she is wearing safety glasses .

Pierre going to need a little more information shape wise.

34-25-36 is my guess. B-cup, at most.

steeley
09-23-2012, 01:59 AM
Adding :

Sheffield, England
http://i.imgur.com/qj0iZ.png

Wish i had a better picture of this.

http://i.imgur.com/SZ0z7.jpg

1830 France
http://i.imgur.com/oAgPJl.jpg

steeley
09-23-2012, 02:01 AM
18th century
http://i.imgur.com/z8CqLl.jpg

3rd B.C.
http://i.imgur.com/XrIjWl.jpg

and a Harley mama.
http://i.imgur.com/ih8bel.jpg

PierreRodrigue
09-23-2012, 10:12 AM
Lol!! Awsome!

Here are a couple questions. The knives from Japan, that are considered the peak of the art by today's standard, how long have those designs/profiles been around. Are there any images or drawings depicting Japanese knives from previous centuries? Are today's shape just that? "Today's" shape? I know that doesn't play into the "butcher" knife theme, but these old pics got me thinking, and I don't recall finding much on the web photo wise.

GlassEye
09-23-2012, 02:53 PM
Lol!! Awsome!

Here are a couple questions. The knives from Japan, that are considered the peak of the art by today's standard, how long have those designs/profiles been around. Are there any images or drawings depicting Japanese knives from previous centuries? Are today's shape just that? "Today's" shape? I know that doesn't play into the "butcher" knife theme, but these old pics got me thinking, and I don't recall finding much on the web photo wise.

I think Mari may have posted some old paintings or drawings of Japanese knives.

steeley
09-23-2012, 07:29 PM
http://www.kitchenknifeforums.com/showthread.php/7560-Japanese-Knives-in-Historical-Art-Pieces

here is Sara post .