Thursday, April 24, 2008

The Knife That Killed A Lion








It was a simple kitchen/butcher knife that he had built a sheath for. Today, the Forschner 6" stiff wide-bladed boning knife is available for about $20.00. Mine is the only knife I use in the kitchen and I've had it for about 17 years. I refresh the edge with a file every couple of months.
To paraphrase an old friend: The settlers, pioneers and mountain men who tamed this country used knives that you can buy today for about the price of a pack of cigarettes.




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