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High-Performance Knives For Under $50?!

These budget blades, featured in the February 2016 issue of BLADE, can be carried and used daily without hurting the pocketbook. They cost less than $50!

Emerson Knives Opens New Factory by Mike Searson

The following was excerpted from examiner.com, and written by Mike Searson, Knife and Sword Examiner: Emerson Knives held the grand opening of its new factory in Harbor City, California this past weekend, with more factory...

Metallic Clunking Echoed Between Houses

ABS master smith Kirk Rexroat made the Gillette (Wyoming) News Record over the summer, in a well-written newspaper feature describing his otherwise quiet Wright, Wyoming, neighborhood that has become accustomed to hearing his hammer...

Knives Shown in a Positive Light in the New York Times?

Under the Headline "The Knife Rack Goes High-End," the New York Times ran a feature article in the June 14, 2011 edition about a new line of J.A. Henckels high-end, high-carbon-steel chef's knives that...

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.

Novelist Carries BLADE Show Knife

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

Indiana Senate Committee Votes To Repeal Switchblade Ban

Indiana Senate's Committee on Corrections, Criminal and Civil Matters unanimously passed Senate Bill SB06, a Knife Rights requested bill sponsored by Senators Jim Tomes and Johnny Nugent, which would overturn the state's antiquated and irrational ban on...

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