Tuna Valley Picture Show

The Tuna Valley Cutlery Company was an old Pennsylvania brand that was resurrected by Perry Miller in 2007. Perry had several patterns produced by GEC under this name in the later 2000s. In 2012, Daniels Family Knives purchased the Tuna Valley Cutlery name & working stock. Production has since resumed under the direction of Ken Daniels (co-founder of Great Eastern Cutlery) and his son Ryan Daniels.
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Re: Tuna Valley Picture Show

Post by Rookie » Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:48 am

Well, it finally happened. This is the knife I've been wanting since I started collecting Tuna Valley knives. I've found a few of the 2012 SwingGuard over the years, but usually the guard is broken off. Finally found one in mint shape with killer stag!
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Re: Tuna Valley Picture Show

Post by peanut740 » Tue Nov 06, 2018 2:54 am

Why would the guard be broken off a new knife?
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Re: Tuna Valley Picture Show

Post by Rookie » Tue Nov 06, 2018 3:08 am

I was told the pin that holds the guards in place is delicate, and can be broken if the blade is closed without making sure the guard is clear. I don't plan on using this one to find out, it's too rare and took me too long to find it.
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Re: Tuna Valley Picture Show

Post by tunefink » Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:25 pm

Congrats Rookie! Now, if I could only find a burnt stag Cotton King! Y'all keep an eye out. I'll pony up for one.

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Re: Tuna Valley Picture Show

Post by Rookie » Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:19 pm

Definitely Mitchell, I've still got my eye out for you.
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Re: Tuna Valley Picture Show

Post by Rookie » Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:35 pm

Here are a few more new photos for the Tuna thread.

2012 Cotton King - Amber Stag
2014 Fish Scaler - Burnt Stag
2018 Teardrop - Red Maple Burl
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Re: Tuna Valley Picture Show

Post by Doc B » Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:41 pm

Those are nice! I'm gonna vote fish scaler!!! ::tu::
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Re: Tuna Valley Picture Show

Post by Rookie » Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:51 pm

Thanks! Those fish scalers are 5 inches closed, and they really found some killer stag to fill up that much handle space.
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Re: Tuna Valley Picture Show

Post by Rookie » Tue May 07, 2019 11:37 pm

I had to make use of the nice weather today. I took a walk in the woods and took a few shots of some Tuna knives.

2013 Coke Bottle - Amber Stag
2017 Cattleman - Mammoth Ivory
2017 Humpback Whittler - Smooth Rams Horn
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Re: Tuna Valley Picture Show

Post by doglegg » Tue May 07, 2019 11:39 pm

Great series of photo's. Perfect light. ::nod::

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Re: Tuna Valley Picture Show

Post by Doc B » Wed May 08, 2019 12:19 am

Rookie, great knives and great shots!! ::tu:: ::tu::
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Re: Tuna Valley Picture Show

Post by Doc B » Wed May 08, 2019 12:20 am

Rookie, great knives and great shots!! ::tu:: ::tu::
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Re: Tuna Valley Picture Show

Post by Rookie » Wed May 08, 2019 12:25 am

Thanks guys!
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Re: Tuna Valley Picture Show

Post by FarSide » Mon May 13, 2019 6:56 pm

Rookie wrote:I had to make use of the nice weather today. I took a walk in the woods and took a few shots of some Tuna knives.

2013 Coke Bottle - Amber Stag
2017 Cattleman - Mammoth Ivory
2017 Humpback Whittler - Smooth Rams Horn
Need some more pics of the mammoth Cattleman. They even fluted the mammoth ::tu::

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Re: Tuna Valley Picture Show

Post by Tony_Wood » Mon May 13, 2019 7:03 pm

Rookie wrote:I had to make use of the nice weather today. I took a walk in the woods and took a few shots of some Tuna knives.

2013 Coke Bottle - Amber Stag
2017 Cattleman - Mammoth Ivory
2017 Humpback Whittler - Smooth Rams Horn
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