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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 […]

The American Civil War

The American Civil War

The Civil War was one of the most bloody and vicious conflicts America has ever engaged in. With a death total equaling 2% of the entire nation, and disease running rampant through the frontlines, it claimed more American lives in total than WW1, WW2, Korea and Vietnam combined, and shattered families in two, separating abolitionists […]

W.R Case

W.R Case

Founded in 1889 by the Case brothers Jean John, Andrew and, last but certainly not least, William Russell, the Case brand has been with us for generations, paving the way towards the future with old time values like dedication and hard work. What better way to celebrate and represent the spirit of one of these […]

Doctor, Doctor, Give Me The News

Doctor, Doctor, Give Me The News

We’re kicking off the New Years with some information for you about an old school knife. The Doctor’s Knife, to be exact. This tool has had more than a few years under its belt, created in the 1800’s for traveling sawbones for the smaller finesse based work a doc might see, from cutting and sorting […]