Re: Unusual Old Folding Knife
Originally Posted by wleoff
It's a bud grafting knife. Use it to make two cuts in the bark on a tree trunk. Them make a split between the two cuts and insert a bud. Then wrap the graft with string to hold tight until it heals. This is used to graft various fruit trees. I probably didn't explain this too well.
I hadn't thought of that, thanks. I'm in orchard country so I know exactly what your're talking about.
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