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Novelist Carries BLADE Show Knife

Brad Thor was recently interviewed by everydaycarry.com on what knife and gear he carries on a daily basis.

Which Overall Knife-Of-The-Year Is Your Favorite?

Which is your favorite Overall Knife-Of-The-Year since 2010 and why? It's hard to choose, isn't it?!

YOUR Knife-Of-The-Year® Award

Log on and vote for your favorite knife, as submitted by knife companies and knifemakers that will be at the BLADE Show.

First Woman Will Vie For BLADE Show World Title

Jessica Elias was the first female ever to compete at the Nationals for the BladeSports International, Inc. competition.

Watch for “Forged In Fire” on History Channel

A new blade forging competition series will air on the History Channel this summer.

BLADE Show—Ultimate Knife Experience!

Join us at the BLADE Show and enjoy the Ultimate Knife Experience!
Tactical Knifemaking.

Knife Trends—Flipper Folders

Flipper folders are wildly popular. Aside from adding an interesting visual element to any knife, the flipper serves a few key roles, including as a one-hand opening device, and as a guard.

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