Posts by Charlie Weddle

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 […]

Magic Circle

Magic Circle

W.R. Case and Sons has been around for a long time in the knife business, and have done so by knowing when to adapt and when to stick to their guns. But they weren’t always the only big dogs in the neighborhood. There was a time when they were competing with several other related companies […]

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 […]

Going Whole Hog

Going Whole Hog

I’ve always admired a bike rider. I’ve never had the guts for it myself, being that close to pavement buzzing under you at anything above thirty miles an hour seems like an invitation to terror, if you ask me. But I’ll freely say the designs and look of a classic motorcycle is something to behold. […]

Father’s Day

Father’s Day

As the title of this happy little post is suggesting, we’re getting close to Father’s Day, a time-honored event for the old man that helped us all keep on keeping on, and there’s a good way to help celebrate and give him a helping hand this year; A Case Pocket Knife. Just in from the […]

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 […]