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June BLADE hits newsstands today!

New BLADE On Newsstands Now!

The new BLADE showcases the hottest knives of the SHOT Show—including the new Kershaw/Emerson CQC-6K on the cover—the inside scoop on knife lotteries, field tests of the latest skeleton knives and more. Held this past...

11-11-11: Here’s To U.S. Service Personnel Everywhere, BLADE® magazine and everyone at F+W Media and Krause Publications would like to take this opportunity to thank all American service personnel and veterans for their service to their country. It goes without saying...

Knife Of The Day VI

Award-winning knifemaker Brian Tighe adds to his long line of stunning folders with this blue-streaked flipper model sporting a lock designed by Glenn Klecker. The custom folder is our Knife Of The Day for...

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