the hunted movie knife

Who Did Movie Knives Better? “First Blood” vs. “The Hunted”

Here's a look at a movie knife classic, First Blood, and a movie that borrowed generously from the Rambo universe. Spoiler alert: ripping off Rambo is never a good idea.
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Knifemaking: “Tricking Out” the Wilton Square Wheel Grinder

ABS master smith Ed Caffrey explains how to get the most out of a popular belt grinder for making knives, the Wilton Square Wheel Grinder.
odd knives

Folding Knives: 4 Unusual Opening Mechanisms

Here are four folding knives that sport unusual opening mechanisms. Do you enjoy innovations like these, or do you prefer traditional folders?
Laura Zerra knifemaker

10 Knifemaking Questions with Naked & Afraid’s Laura Zerra

Laura Zerra is best known for her appearance on Discovery Channel's "Naked & Afraid," but she is also an accomplished knifemaker with a new book on the way. Read the BLADE interview here.
edwin forrest bowie knife

Video: The Truth About Edwin Forrest’s “Gift” Knife from Jim Bowie

In this exclusive video, Jim Batson reveals what he discovered about the controversial Edwin Forrest bowie knife, claimed to be gifted to the 19th Century actor by James Bowie himself.
Mounted vise on bowling ball

Make a Bowling Ball Vise in 6 Steps

Here's how to make a bowling ball vise, one of the most useful hacks in all of knifemaking.
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Tips for Maintaining Custom Knives

BLADE® polled four veteran knife collectors about the best ways to take care of custom knives. After years of collecting, they have more than a few ideas on how to keep knives presentation ready.
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