The BLADE Blogs

The blogs of the BLADE editors, Steve Shackleford and Erin Healy.

Bob Glassman Wins Kershaw Whiplash Sweepstakes

  Bob Glassman, aka the man behind The Custom Knife Gallery of Colorado, is the winner of the BLADE/Kershaw Whiplash sweepstakes.   Here's a closer look at the Whiplash:   Here are the specs:   - Built-in parachute cord wraps into...

DMT Garners Presidential Award for Exports

Diamond Machining Technology, international manufacturer of knife sharpeners, was presented the President's "E" Award for exports at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on May 28th, 2014.

3rd New England Hammer In sponsored by the American Bladesmith Society

July 15 through 17, 2011 Offered by the American Bladesmith Society, Inc. Hosted by the New England School of Metalwork Location: New England School of Metalwork 9 Albiston Way Auburn, Maine 04210 For more Information: Dr. Jim Batson...

Fight an Anti-Knife DA by Attending New York Custom Knife Show in New Jersey

In case you missed it several issues back in BLADE®, Manhattan, New York, district attorney Cyrus Vance recently banned just about all sporting knives, knife carry and just about anything else with an edge...

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