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Randall made knives

the history of the man and the blades

by Robert L. Gaddis

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Published by Paladin Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

  • Florida
    • Subjects:
    • Randall, W. D.,
    • Knives -- Florida -- History.,
    • Knifesmiths -- Florida -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementRobert L. Gaddis.
      LC ClassificationsTS380 .G33 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 292 p. :
      Number of Pages292
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1746260M
      ISBN 100873647114
      LC Control Number92059960

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Randall Knives - A Reference Book - W.D Randall - Portrait of an American Legend prev / next. Back to Randall Books. The Randall Saga - First Edition 1. The Randall Saga - Second Edition - 1. Randall Made Knives - The History of the Man and the Blades - 1.

Knives of the United States Military in Vietnam - 1. If you are a collector of Randall Made Knives this book is a will give you the history of the company and the models made by are pictures of the models and information about each book will educate the novice collector as well as help a seasoned pro.I recommend this book to all knife enthusist/5(4).

Steeped in a Randall made knives book blade making tradition, the Randall story is presented here through the words of Bo Randall, our founder, as well as a timeline outlining major events in the life of our business. Contact + Hours + Location» RANDALL MADE KNIVES. South Orange Blossom Trail. Orlando, Florida See Map Phone – Randall Knives: A Reference Book is a must have for all Randall Knife collectors.

The information is very thorough and accurate and the photos are very useful in showing the various models of Randall knives. If you are a dedicated Randall enthusiast don't miss owning this book/5(10). This is the knife made famous by Allied combat troops in World War II and since widely used in all theaters of war.

Blade made from 1/4” stock. Randall made knives book is a heavily made dagger or dirk. 4 3/4" - 5" leather handle is shaped along lines of famous British Commando knife but is larger, stronger Similar to fighting stiletto but lighter and smaller. - Randall made knives book Illustrated - Bo Randall, The Man And The Knives; - Blade - Cutlery Classics; - Peterson's Knives - 50 Years Of Randall Knives; - Orlando Sentinal - A Craftsman First; - Blade - 50 Years Of Knife Making; - Edges - The Randall Legacy; - Fighting Knives - Bo Randall: A Legend & A Friend; - Jackson Sun.

For over 75 years, Randall knives have been the best-known handmade knives in the world. No two Randall Made™ knives are exactly alike, for no jigs or. Randall Knives - A Reference Book: written to provide collectors of Randall Made Knives with a comprehensive guide to help approximate the age of knives already owned, or knives considered for future purchase.

A reference book for Randall knife collectors and enthusiasts, this is not a pricing guide. 8 1/2" x 11" hardcover format. pages. Most knife collectors & hard core users will agree that Randall fixed blade knives are among the best ever made.

The company's factory is located in Orlando, Florida & was founded by Walter Doane "Bo" Randall, Jr. in Mr. Randall made knives as a hobby at first, but the hobby soon evolved into a premier manufacturer of knives. randall made knife Model 5 Small Camp And Trail Vintage.

Ending Feb 23 at PM PST. Randall made knife 3 " blade. $ shipping. Ending Monday at AM PST. RANDALL KNIFE KNIVES SHEATH FOR #15,# 1/2",#17, BROWN, CAUTION DON'T # New Listing Randall Model Hunter With Original Sheath Stone Etc NEW. $ shipping. Randall Made Knives, usually referred to as Randall, is an American custom handcrafted knife manufacturer founded by Walter Doane "Bo" Randall, Jr.

in the U.S. The factory and showroom is located in Orlando, l began making knives as a hobby in His son and grandson continue the family trade along with 20 craftsmen producing about 8, knives per year out of a shop on South Industry: Manufacturing.

Randall Made Knives For Collectors. likes 14 talking about this. Welcome. We are dedicate to collecting, buying and selling Randall Made Knives just one knife or the whole collection. 5/5(4). Randall Made Knives is the authorized history of Bo Randall and his blades.

Compiled through seven years of meticulous research that included correspondence, original sketches, catalogs, purchase orders, personal interviews and rare photographs, this book spans the years from when Bo took up knife-making as a hobby, through World War II when GIs discovered his/5(4).

In demand for Randall Made fighting knives spiked again. The Model #1 took a back seat to the Model #14 and #18, but was still a favorite of the troops. It’s also worth mentioning that Randall imported nearly Solingen blades to meet the demand for the models #14, #15 and #18, but the Vietnam Model #1 was always forged in Orlando.

Founded in by Bo Randall, Randall Made Knives™ are % handmade with the highest quality materials obtainable. The blade is hand-forged from the finest imported tool steel or made of the best stainless steel - hand ground, hand honed, hand polished - and perfectly balanced and shaped for its use.

Randall Model ", "All Purpose Fighting Knife". Carbon Steel, Nickel Silver Guard and 4 Finger Grip Stag. Randall Model ", "Salt Fisherman" with Bright Lime Green Handle and Brown Sheath. The first photograph of this knife is on top the book Randall Knives A Reference book by Sheldon and Edna Wickersham which is a comprehensive book starting from the early beginning of Randall made knives.

Randall Made Knives has long been Americas premier maker of 5/5. 7 spacers all wide. 's (These knives are rare) 7 spacers, 5 thick, 2 thin. Mid/Late 's to early 's Items below are for all Randall handles including leather.

5 spacers, 3 thick and 2 thin. to ** Important. These knives have a bright red, red spacer and the center spacer looks a greenish color in sunlight.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Randall Knives are hand-forged. A testament of Randall Knives quality is exemplified by their Model 17 "Astro" knife, which was designed for astronauts and can be seen on display in The Smithsonian.

The Randall Made Knives selection is full of variety. Keep in mind that these high-quality knives have all been custom designed. Hence, most of. Randall Made Knives, usually referred to as Randall, is an American custom handcrafted knife manufacturer founded by Walter Doane "Bo" Randall, Jr.

in the U.S. The knife making shop and showroom is located in Orlando, l began making knives as a hobby in [3] His son and grandson continue the family trade along with 20 craftsmen producing about 8, knives per. Randall Made Knives are some of the most sought-after collectibles among true knife buffs.

The company is renowned for producing some of the highest-quality hand-made knives in the world. History of Randall Made Knives W.D. “Bo” Randall started making knives in as a hobby. He quickly learned to hand-make high-quality forged knives for various outdoor uses.

Hello everyone, I have a few questions about the book "Randall Made Knives" (The history of the man and the blades). First, a pretty good story on the history of Bo Randall and the knives, yes.

I think so. Second, it is available in hardback. I know that they are out of print, but I believe that they were produced in both hardback and paperback. The Book: "Randall Made Knives" RANDALL MADE KNIVES is the authorized history of Bo Randall and his blades, told in his own words and those of the people who knew him best - his family, his co-workers, his friends, and his customers.

- Explore oldschoolcollector's board "Randall knives", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Cold steel, Combat knives and Custom knives pins. From a humble beginning in the orange groves of central Florida during the late 's, during the last seventy years the American legacy of high quality handmade knives known simply as 'Randall Made™' has carved out a legend almost larger than life.5/5(1).

American Craftsmen: Randall Made Knives These handcrafted, American-made knives are built for a lifetime of use in the field, but handsome enough to put in a museum. By Hans AschimAuthor: Hans Aschim.

I am also going to try to check out the snaps to see if they match the early snaps used. I just ordered the book; Randall Knives: A Reference Book, by Sheldon Wickersham.

This book is supposed to have a reference history, time line etc. of Randall knives, variations etc. I am hoping it will shed more light on it. Randall Made Knives Largest Dealer.

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Our Typical Custom Order Randall Knife Delivery is 11 Months or Less. Contact Us Today. 0 results found for randall knives for sale Save randall knives for sale to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Unfollow randall knives for sale to stop getting updates on your eBay Feed. In the mid 90's I ordered my first Randall at the shop in Orlando.

At that time I purchased Randall Made Knives: The History Of The Man And The Blades. The guy running the counter, name not remembered took the book into Gary and had him sign it. I was kind enough to loan the book about six months later.

The book was never returned. In Bob Gaddis’s book, "Randall Made Knives: The History of the Man and the Blades", you will find on pages a detailed account of his involvement with "Bo" Randall.

But Gaddis also states little is known of W.F. Larsen after the war years. According to Gaddis, there is also some ambiguity about the forging of the Springfield Randall blades.

: Randall Made Knives: The History Of The Man And The Blades () by Gaddis, Robert L. and a great selection of similar New, Used /5(4). The sheath is a Johnson Rough Back marked on the back with the Randall mark and "B C".

This exact knife is pictured on page 91 of Mike Silvey's Vietnam Book. Randall Model BC or British Commando. Made aprox early 60's.

These knives were offered by Randall in either the black or nickel plated versions. The knife has a 6 3/4" blade. According to Robert L. Gaddis in his book Randall Made Knives: The History of the Man and the Blades, the Randall Model 15 Airman was designed for air crew survival and combat use.

The basic specs were provided to Bo Randall by Lt. Col. Ross Jordan and Maj. Harold N. "Tex" Mehaffey, both pilots with long combat records. Book Overview This is the third book in a collector's series on Randall Made Knives, by Robert Hunt.

These publications reflect the author's interest in the historical role that knives have played and he has documented their use during the wars of the 20th Century.

The author of the quintessential book on the subject, Scagel Handmade, published inDr. Lucie calls Scagel a “genius with metal work. He was a pioneer. He got Bo Randall started, and the first knives Bo made were aroundI believe. Scagel’s knives have been copied more than anybody else, more than even the Bob Loveless drop Written:   Buy a cheap copy of Randall Made Knives The History Of The book by Robert L.

Gaddis. Free shipping over $ Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: The Last Half of the s Introduces Five New Knife Styles Chapter 11 - Randall Knives in Outer Space; A New Home for Randall Knives Chapter 12 - Gary Randall Joins the Knifeshop; Meeting Vietnam War Needs Chapter 13 - Other Happenings During the s Chapter 14 - Continued Growth and.

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Unfollow randall knives to stop getting updates on your eBay Feed.Randall Made Knives Other Stuff Contact Model 1 All-purpose fighting knife. David broadwell has been making handmade, custom knives since and full-time since His background as a machinist and artist gave him the skills necessary to make knives, but his passion and love of the craft has elevated him to the highest levels of the.