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History: The Disputed Origins of the Butterfly Knife

Where did butterfly knives originate? Some say the Philippines. Others say it's a French variation of a Pied Du Roi. Here's a look at both claims.
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3 Great A.G. Russell Knives

Here's a look back at the knives that defined the legacy of the late A.G. Russell, aka "Mr. Knife."
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A.G. Russell Passes Away at 85

A.G. Russell, long-time knife entrepreneur, founder of A.G. Russell Knives, a founding member of The Knifemakers’ Guild, and a member of the BLADE Magazine Cutlery Hall Of Fame, passed away Oct. 12.
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Portland BLADE Show West Review: Fresh Faces, Excited Exhibitors, “Weird” Works

Wrapping up Oct. 7, BLADE Show West 2018 in Portland, Oregon, showed why times are good for knifemakers and knife collectors.
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BLADE Show West 2018 Award Winners List

Here are the custom and factory knife award winners from BLADE Show 2018, which took place Oct. 5-7 in Portland, Oregon.