Aaaaah thanks guys, I really appreciate all your kindnesses & well wishes. Today was just another day for me & actually I'm just taking a break from the bench at this moment and going back to try and finish up a piece of work for Kevin casey on one of his bronze bolsters. Got to get um in & out ASAP. Ken
Happy B day Mr. Hurst , I hope it was good for you, your work has brought many people lots of happy times . your the BEST there is. And you make the art of bladesmiths much better. Thank You for your work ,even us 13 year olds know of you . Your the best there is . and thats saying something. THE BEST
WHAT A GREAT THING !!!!!!!!! HAPPY B-DAY
Little Miss Darci, thanks you dear. It is especially appreciated as you are so young but obviously been taught good manners. All older folks love to see a child with good manners & it makes us like & respect them even more.
Mack1 --- You most certainly can call me Ken, most folks do ecept youngsters -- you aren't a youngster are you . Quite often I'll address someone as Mr. Bruce or Mr. whoever as I was raised this way -- guess it's an old Southern custom.Ray -- I actually have Eli's knife in the vise doing some prelim. work now --- more to come. Will call you on this.
Wade -- I worked all day & part of the night on a folder by & for Kevin Casey. Thanks for the well wishes.