Posts in category More Than a Pocketknife

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 […]

Red Cross Knives

Red Cross Knives

At the Oregon Knife Collector’s Show earlier on in the month, we came across quite the interesting fella. His forte? Hobo knives. He had a massive display of Hobo knives, it was quite the sight to see. His collection consisted of hobo patterns of all eras, but a certain vintage caught our eye, WW1 vintage […]

Proud to be an American…

Proud to be an American…

We just can’t get past our love affair with the V-42 Stiletto. It embodies so much meaning, so much history, and  creates so much admiration within us for the members of the First Special Service Force (FSSF). For us knife collectors, combine the valiant and successful service of the men who carried it  with the impeccable workmanship […]

We’ll Say It Again….It...

We’ll Say It Again….It’s More Than Just a Pocketknife….

If you’re around Shepherd Hills very long…you’re gonna hear us say…”It’s more than just a pocketknife…”  cause we’ve lived it in our own lives, and we’ve heard it from SO MANY of our Case knife collecting buddies. Well, we ran across this slice of life told to us by Greg Stark, who at the time was […]