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Thread: As Per Ron's Request.... Pics of the custom Handled Ivory Straights...

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    Default As Per Ron's Request.... Pics of the custom Handled Ivory Straights...

    These were Expertly hand made by Mike Thomson out of exibition grade pre-ban Elephant ivory, both have Black Ebony wood spacers. Mike is a scholar and a gentleman!!



















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    Default Splendid!

    Very, very nice.. Thanks!
    You realize that Kokopelli is the American Indian God of Giving Razors to Ron? Right?
    Huh? What's that gesture mean??
    Best regards,
    Ron
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    Quote Originally Posted by guenron
    Very, very nice.. Thanks!
    You realize that Kokopelli is the American Indian God of Giving Razors to Ron? Right?
    Huh? What's that gesture mean??

    A little payback in honor of one of our B&B Brothers who fell victim to some "Oakie Ass"
    - Joel
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    TIme-out in the corner Ferman!
    Best regards,
    Ron
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    Nice str8s Joel. Very nice.

    Randy
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    Simply gorgeous razors!
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    Too bad Mike still isn't in the handle business anymore. He sure did some beautiful work.
    Laz in Tampa

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    Upper class Joel!

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    Joel, Those are absolutely stunning!!!
    Take care,
    Rik

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    Nice looking handles Joel, I had him do up a W&B chopper for me in maple burl, which is also quite nice looking. (The original horn scales were shot) has anyone heard from Mike recently? I know he was having some health issues, but hopefully some of those have improved...
    John P

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    Last I heard, Mike was working for Paypal or Ebay. He is very busy with finishing his education, his family, and his job, and has no time for making custom handles anymore. He got in over his head by accepting all orders, and it just overwhelmed him with the other things going on in his life. I do believe he had carpal tunnel syndrome, also.
    Laz in Tampa

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    I remembered him saying something about that, but haven't heard from him since then.
    Hope he's doing well.
    John P.

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