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Multi Tool Knives?

I'm curious if BladeMag.com readers and BLADE® Magazine subscribers have ever seen knives quite like young custom knifemaker Logan Pearce's fixed blades fashioned from actual hand tools?

Emerson Knives, Inc., Holds Charity Auction

On Saturday, December 7th, 2013, Emerson Knives, Inc., will hold a charity auction for "The Patriot Knife George Washington Collection," with all proceeds donated to the Navy SEAL Foundation.

Forging A Future For Orphans

A recent mission trip to Uganda demonstrated not only the skill of a knifemaker, but also his ability to forge a future for orphans and at-risk youth from the village of Bamba.

RUKO Is Exclusive Importer of Muela Knives

As of Jan. 1, 2014, RUKO will be the exclusive North American importer of MUELA Knives of Spain, as per a deal recently inked between the two knife entities.

Knife For Veteran’s Day

On Veteran's Day (11/11/13), U.S. Elite Gear, in collaboration with Rustick Knives, plans to introduce a limited-edition fixed-blade "Kraken" model.

American Bladesmith Society Announces 2014 Hammer-In Schedule

The ABS claims to have had record attendance at its hammer-ins across the country in 2013, and has already announced its 2014 Hammer-In Schedule.

It’s a Hard-Use Knife

I needed to cut some high-tensile electric wire (the fence was unplugged at the time—at least I had that right). I didn't have a wire cutter on me, and the garage had to be at least 50 yards away. I pulled out my serrated Spyderco folder.