Portland knife show

7 Ways BLADE Show West is Different from BLADE Show

Here are seven ways BLADE Show West, a knife and EDC show taking place in Portland, is unique.
Custom takedown knife

A Custom Gentleman’s Takedown Combat Utility Knife?

The Tuxedo Fighter by Tim Steingass effectively balances looks, function and fun. Just don't call it a tactical knife. See specs and a beautiful photo here.
MOTAC by Doublestar factory knife review

Knife Review: Factory vs. Custom Version of Similar Knife

Knife reviews usually stick to either a custom or factory version of a particular model. What about putting those two versions head to head?
Gut hook hunting knives

Hunting Knife Reviews: Unzipping Four Gut Hooks

Hunting knives with gut hooks can be a convenient way to field dress large game. James Morgan Ayres reviews and ranks four gut hook hunting knives here.
Knifemaking class

Knifemaker Brian Tighe to Present Damacore at BLADE Show West 2018

Learn about Damasteel's new Damacore with award-winning knifemaker Brian Tighe at BLADE Show West, taking place Oct. 5-7, 2018, in Portland, Oregon.