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Sneak Peak at Case XX June 1st Auctio...

Sneak Peak at Case XX June 1st Auction

Click on the image above to see a larger slideshow view.   We’ve got ourselves an ALERT!: The auction coming our way June 1st is so extensive and different I couldn’t help but drop a line ahead of time for everyone to give a heads up. The items up for bid come from the estate […]

The May 2019 Case XX Auction

The May 2019 Case XX Auction

With the first of May now on us, that means  the start of another intriguing auction. This one’s got quite the selection, between such items as a Red Stag Damascus Tiny Toothpick, an Abalone Mini Moose, and a Confederate Army shield Gray Bone Slimline Trapper, there’s something for everyone.  But I think the show stealer […]

Setting Sail For a Grand Sale

Setting Sail For a Grand Sale

In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue. It’s just a little ditty that we grew up on, a little rhyme to remember a few facts. Columbus took to the ocean to find a better trade route to distant lands.  A big aid for the explorer were his three ships: The Nina, The Pinta, and the […]

Lock and Key

Lock and Key

You know, there are quite a few options for collecting knives. Handle types, series, pattern styles, the world’s your oyster. But today’s quick blog focuses on a more practical aspect, a look at locking knives. Now locking knives, as the name suggests, are folding knives that, when open, “lock” into place to stop accidental closings […]

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

  You know, April showers might bring May flowers, as the saying goes, but here in February we’re still fighting through snow, and man do simple showers just sound appealing in comparison, they’re something to look forward to and anticipate. Speaking of anticipating, there are a few knife events on the distant horizon I figured […]

Shark Teeth and a Tony Bose Treat

Shark Teeth and a Tony Bose Treat

Some exciting news appeared recently that I thought I’d relay here for those that missed out on some interesting up and coming styles. Case recently announced two things: firstly, the Bose collaboration knife has officially been confirmed. This year is a modification to the ever popular Trapper. Known as the Bullnose Trapper, this knife was […]

A Mammoth Of A Ban Hits Illinois

A Mammoth Of A Ban Hits Illinois

Well, time for good news and bad news for Illinois citizens. The good news is that I hear the Matthiessen State Park is still really pretty, and Chicago style pizza never gets old. The bad news? As of January 1st, Mammoth Ivory will no longer be able to be purchased within the state due to […]

A new year of possiblities

A new year of possiblities

Season’s greetings from our family at Shepherd Hills Cutlery to your own! We hope you and your family have a merry and safe Christmas, full of everything that makes the holiday season one of the best times of the year. While for some it might not be as good as finding something under the tree […]

XX Generation Branson Tour

XX Generation Branson Tour

Branson Missouri is a hot spot for traveling. Whether you’re a tourist wanting to catch sight of such acts as The Dixie Stampede or The Baldknobbers, a local that enjoys the residence, or someone simply looking for a good, family-friendly set of activities, there’s something for everyone. And yes, that does include knife aficionados! This […]

Old Growth; New Life

Old Growth; New Life

The rugged and untamed lands of 18th century America, when our nation was just newly formed—had an abundance of what we now call “Old Growth Forest.” Harvesting that lumber was a way of life for thousands, and the easiest most economical way to get it to the sawmill was by river.  Men called “Log Drivers” or “River […]