Links

to other sites of interest.

Knife Collecting
  • "Australian and New Zealand Cutlers and Cutlery 1788 - 1988"   Keith Spencers last book, published just before he died. It contains a huge amount of information for collectors of Australian and New Zealand knives and researchers looking for information on the cutlery industry industry in both nations.
  • Camillus, Quality knives since 1876   This web site is dedicated to those whom made Camillus knives and to those whom still love them
  • The Gerber Mk II knife   This web site has everything you would ever want to know about the Gerber Mk II knife. A must visit for Gerber afficiondo's
  • John Gibsons Collection of Military Knives
  • Schrades r Us   This set of web pages is dedicated to the knives and other items made by the Schrade families of knife craftsmen and craftswomen over the last 100 years
  • Sharyn's Antique & Collectable Knife Page   Unfortunately, no longer being updated. Hopefully Sharyn will put up a new site soon.
  • E. W. Stone   This site belongs to Bill Stone who is the son of EW Stone who created the Skull Knuckle Knife in WW2. There are some very interesting knives shown on this site including several Australian knives.
  • Frank Trzaska's U. S. Military Knives   Further Studies on the United States Military Knife, Bayonet, Machete and Associated Books.
  • US Military Fighting Knives   A private collector who has some exceptional Australian Military Knives in his collection. He apologises for the site, describing it as a work in progress. The truth is that all web sites devoted to collecting Military Knives are all "Works in Progress" because there is always more to learn and add.
  • Wilkinson FS Collection   Fairbairn-Sykes knife collectors know that Wilkinson Sword Co Ltd was the first and most important of all those who made this fine fighting knife. This site, lovingly put together by Roy Shadbolt, is devoted to the Wilkinsons and the Fairbairn Sykes knife. It is an important reference for FS collectors and a good read for everyone else!

Knife Forums

Knife Makers
  • Dewey Knives   Manufactured in Australia by Robert Dewey.
  • Zu Bladeworx   An Australian owned and operated edged tool manufacturing business.

Knife Making

Bayonets

Multitools
  • MultiTool.Org   This is a great site for Collectors of Multitools and it has Forum with very helpful members.
  • MultiTool Encylclopedia   For anything you want to know abou MutliTools

Arms and Militaria Collecting

Miscellaneous Sites
  • Australian Commando Association Victoria   To foster and perpetuate ties of comradeship amongst past and serving members of Commando and Special Force units
  • Bushcraft Oz   Australian Bushcraft Forum. Well worth a visit!!
  • The Great Throwzini   For anyone interested in the Sport of Knife Throwing
  • The Gutter Fighting DVD  reproduces two films made by William Ewart Fairbairn in 1944 while he was on secondment to the US Office of Strategic Services.
  • Hand Tool Preservation Association of Australia   Preserve, study, discover, identify, classify, document & exhibit Australian-made hand tools
  • Helmets of the Deep  The Lyons Maritime Museum. If you want to find out anything about Diving Helmets this is the place to visit.
  • Ozwrenches   Vintage Spanners & Wrenches in Australia. Your online guide to collectable spanners, shifters and wrenches supplied by companies in Australia
  • Swimming with the seals   Swimming with the seals at Hopkins Island South Australia
  • Varmint Als Hunting Page   Varmint Als Hunting Page with lots of useful advice for Vermin Hunters

Museums
  • Australian War Memorial   Every Australian should visit this Museum as a child and then as an adult and then bring their children back there!
  • Australian Army Infantry Museum (AAIM)   The custodian of Infantry Corps history and its customs and traditions. The Museum collection ranges from the colonial armies and their first deployments overseas in the nineteenth century through to today's twenty first century diggers.
  • Special Air Service Historical Foundation   Unfortunately, the SAS Historical Collection is not open to the general public. However, visits by appointment may be made for schools and other eligible organisations.
  • Army Museum of Western Australia   To collect, conserve, and exhibit the history of the Army in Western Australia, and Western Australians in the Army
  • Marybororough Military and Colonial Museum   Well worth a visit. Lovely little museum.

Military Associations

Action Sites

Native animal projects worth supporting!
  • The Marsupial Society of Australia   The Marsupial Society of Australia Inc. is a small organisation, based in Adelaide, South Australia, dedicated to providing information and education regarding keeping and breeding our native Fauna in captivity.
  • Native Animal Network of South Australia Inc   The Native Animal Network of SA Inc (NAN) is a South Australian based organisation that provides a Wildlife rescue, care and information service.
  • Wombat Rise Sanctuary   Wombat Rise Sanctuary was setup as a home for injured and orphaned native wildlife and is within easy reach of Adelaide, South Australia.

If any of these links are found to be innaccurate, please and let me know.

If anyone has a Site they would like to have included please with the details.