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Review: 4 Diamond-Coated Knife Sharpeners for Premium Steels

BLADE reviewer Dexter Ewing examines four popular diamond-coated knife sharpeners from AccuSharp, DMT, Spyderco and DMD.

The Sea of Mud Knife: James Bowie’s Knife Found? Pt. 2

In part two of this series about the "Sea of Mud Knife," a knife that may have belonged to Jim Bowie, historian James Batson examines where this intriguing knife could have originated.
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The Sea of Mud Knife: James Bowie’s Knife Found? Pt. 3

Did Davy Crockett purchase the Sea of Mud knife, a bowie knife with hotly debated provenance, on his way to the Alamo? The two legends may have crossed paths, according to records from the 1830s.
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5 Pieces of Critical Knifemaking Safety Gear

Knifemakers know how important it is to stay safe while working in extreme conditions. Here are five pieces of safety gear to keep you out of the hospital and in the shop making knives.
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Why Would a Company Make Knives in the USA?

With all the pressures to outsource, why would a knife company choose to manufacture in the United States? It turns out there are plenty of benefits to keeping things local.
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Tsuba Time: Make a Guard for a Japanese Sword

When it comes to making Japanese swords, the "tsuba" is also known as the "guard." Here’s how to make one, with instruction from American Bladesmith Society master smith Wally Hayes.
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“Rambo V” Movie Announced for Fall 2019 Release

After years of being as mythical as its title character, the fifth movie in the Rambo franchise, Rambo V, is slated for a fall 2019 release
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