The 2018 Custom Knife Awards were handed out on Saturday, June 2, at the BLADE Show in Atlanta. Here are the winners.
Best Fixed and Best in Show: Anders Hogstrom
Best Sword: Matthew Parkinson
Best Damascus: Jimmy Chin
Best New Maker: Ed Cope
Best Art Knife: Jean Louis Regent
Best Knife Collaboration: Ben Breda & Ben Seward
Best Folder: Gusatvo Cecchini
Best Utility Hunter: Haley Desrosiers
Most Innovative Design: Corrado Miro
Best Fighter: Josh Fisher
Best Handle Design: Steve Rapp
Best Bowie: Jean Louis Regel
Best of the Rest: Thomas Ward
Best Miniature: Toshiaki Michinaka
Best Tactical Folder: Svarn II by Cultrotech
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