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Scagel, the man and his knives

by Harry K. McEvoy

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Published by Knife World in Knoxville, TN .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Michigan.
    • Subjects:
    • Scagel, William Wales, 1873-1963.,
    • Knifesmiths -- Michigan.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Harry McEvoy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTS380 .M44 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination28 p. :
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2601951M
      ISBN 100940362090
      LC Control Number85159720
      OCLC/WorldCa12371203

        William Scagel is considered by most knife people to be the father of the modern hunting knife. I would argue that he and Webster Marbles deserve credit for that title but I love the work of each. Scagel knives differed from Marbles in that Scagel made all his knives himself. Upwards of . He had a several-year waiting list of people wanting to purchase his hand-forged knives at the time of his death and at one point, had the largest collection of knives and ironwork made by William Scagel. Dr. Lucie is the author of "Scagel Handmade," published in ** Start Price: $

      The Scagel Bowie is the first release of the Scagel Series from Mike Stewart of Bark River Knives. The knife is % Bill Scagel in profile and pattern. This Bowie pattern screams out Bill Scagel and is his most famous pattern. Bill was the first custom knifemaker of note right after the turn of the 19 th Century and made knives for. Scagel The Man And His Knives Paperback Book By Harry Mcevoy. Scagel Gladstone - $ Scagel Gladstone Mi Usa m-bc Hunter Knife Flawless Black Micarta New.

      Bill Scagel was a Michigan knife maker who made a profound impact on American knife making during the early part of the 20th century. His brand is now owned by Derrick and Wendy Bohn who operate Scagel Knives in Oklahoma. The knives are made on an OEM basis by various domestic and overseas producers and all are of a level of quality appropriate.   A2A William Wales “Bill” Scagel was a seminal figure in 20th-Century knife making, and is sometimes called the father of the custom knife. He was Bo Randall’s inspiration and mentor. The American Bladesmith Association has an award named after him.


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William Wales Scagel’s personal hunting knife features a silver-mounted guard and a silver cap at the end of the stag. His signature is on the obverse side of the blade. (image from the Pictorial Calendar of William W. Scagel Knives; knife from the Dr. James Lucie Collection) Scagel, the ManWritten:   Scagel: The Man and His Knives Paperback – June 1, by Harry McEvoy (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

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Lucie was so enthralled by Scagel’s art form that after Scagel’s death, he learned to become a blade smith himself and began producing wonderfully artistic knives in a manner similar to those of Scagel. Knives made by William Wales Scagel are truly considered to be the holy grail of knife collectors.

Bill Scagel began making knives in the early 20 th century and is considered to be the father of handmade knives. His iconic status persuaded guys like Bo Randall and R.W. Loveless to begin knifemaking. Scagel The Man And His Knives Paperback Book By Harry Mcevoy By Knife World.

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Published by KnifeWorld Knoxville TN. not Seller Rating: % positive. William Scagel was the father of the modern custom knife. His knives have been in demand from the early 20th century until this very day.

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The book describes Scagel’s daily life, tempering and sharpening steel over coal flames and wooden wheels. Once a week he relaxed for an evening at a local tavern, drinking beer alone.

Knifemaking. From through Scagel sold his knives through Abercrombie & Fitch of New York and their subsidiaries such as Von Lengerke & Antoine. Scagel made hunting knives, machetes, and axes for the expeditions of the Smithsonian Institution.

Scagel made a variety of knives throughout his career including Bowie knives, fighting knives, and pocketknives. Scagel: The Man and His Knives by Harry McEvoy ISBN ISBN Paperback; Knoxville, Tn: Blade Pubns, ; ISBN   Grapevine, I'm please to know that something has piqued your interest in William Wales Scagel, aka "Old Bill", and his knives.

I'm the lucky guy who found the matched set of 6 Scagel knives featured in the Aug. '03 issue of BLADE Magazine to which you referred titled "Find of a. Scagel expert Dr. James Lucie will talk about the man, his life, and his knives on Tuesday, November 9 at p.m.

Lucie is a bladesmith in his own right who specializes in creating knives in. The first published booklet devoted entirely to William Wales Scagel, this volume provides insight into the man, his life, and his work.

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Zacharias came to Bo’s shop looking for a combat knife. The two men traded ideas until on JBo recorded making his first fighting knife. Jim went on to become a highly respected maker in in own right, mentor to many, authored a book on Scagel, and upon his retirement donated the all of his tools and equipment to the ABS to help future generations learn the craft.

He passed away March 3rd, May his memory be a blessing. Requiescat in Pace.