What do many of today’s custom tactical folders have in common? Find out in the latest issue of BLADE® Magazine, on most newsstands TODAY!

    Featuring the DMF tactical folder by Sniper Bladeworks on the cover, the World’s No. 1 Knife Publication covers the globe’s sharpest knives from all angles, including:

    •A special 25th anniversary salute to the Sebenza by Chris Reeve Knives, one of the most influential folders in modern knife history;

    •Part one of a two-part story on how to polish a Japanese sword by sword guru Leon Kapp;

    •The top annual knives of the American Bladesmith Society as determined at the 2012 BLADE Show (;


    •A rundown of the latest and greatest factory hunting knives;

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    •A profile of one of Brazil’s hottest knifemakers, Gus Cecchini;

    •BLADE field editor and ABS master smith Wayne Goddard’s four shop tips and quick fixes covering grinders, drill-bit sharpening, holes in hard tangs and more;

    •A short history of the K.I.S.S., the knife that helped make Columbia River Knife & Tool a major player on the world knife stage;

    •And all the latest in everyday carry knives, the results from the 10th Annual BLADE Show World Championship Cutting Competition, a test of A.G. Russell’s “Super Storm Knife” and much, much more.

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