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2024 Knife Trends: Watchwords For The Coming Year

Chris Quinn of GP Knives gives his view of knife trends for the upcoming calendar year. See what 2024 has in store for the knife industry.
Grant Hawk

In Memoriam Of Grant Hawk: 1941-2023

The award-winning knifemaker and designer passed at 82 after a life filled with adventure and craftsmanship.
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Hawaii Continues Balisong Battle In Courts

Hawaii has petitioned the Ninth Circut Court to overturn a recent decision making butterfly knives legal.

3 Things to Do if You’re Arrested for a (Possible) Knife Crime

Merely because you possess or carry a knife, knife law enforcers may try to justify their existence by turning you into an accused “law-abiding” criminal.

Last Little Mester of Sheffield: Remembering Stan Shaw

The author remembers Stan Shaw as only she can By Grace Horne Sometime in the early 1990s, a journalist—to the chagrin of the handful of other...
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Knifemaker Commemorates Life-Saving Heroics with Special Blade

Officer Corey Wood successfully located a missing mother and two kids. Knifemaker Edmund Davidson didn't think that should go unrecognized.
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Ron Popeil, TV Knife Pitchman, Passes Away

The late Ron Popeil's ubiquitous media presence influenced the consumer knife market and countless imitators.
BLADE Show 2021 Awards

2021 BLADE Show Knife-Of-The-Year® Award Winners & Custom Knife Award Winners

Here are the winners of the 2021 BLADE Show Knife-Of-The-Year® Award, the most prestigious award in knives, as well as custom knife awards.

Hendrickson, Imels Join Cutlery Hall Of Fame®

Jay Hendrickson and the husband-and-wife team of Billy and Beverly Mace Imel are the 2021 inductees into the BLADE Magazine Cutlery Hall Of Fame®. Nominated...


A bevy of EDC knives graces the cover of our special EDC issue: the CRKT CEO, V Nives Killabite, Hogue Knives First Response Trauma...

The First Big Knife Show of 2021, ICCE is Returning to Texas

GRAB YOUR COWBOY BOOTS AND HATS! It’s been a long sabbatical between major knife shows but that wait will come to a welcome halt March...

The Art Knife Invitational (AKI) Changes Ownership

The Art Knife Invitational—the biennial knife event that made biennial knife events cool—is now under the direction of Barry Lee Hands, and will be...

How Custom Knifemakers Adapted to COVID-19

Custom knifemakers are in the same boat as everyone else when it comes to COVID-19, but they do have some advantages, too.

Tony Bose, BLADE Magazine Cutlery Hall of Fame® Inductee, Passes Away

Tony Bose, the man perhaps most responsible for the rebirth of the slip joint/pocketknife genre in today’s knives, BLADE Magazine Cutlery Hall Of Fame® member, loving husband and father, and friends to scores in the knife industry, passed away Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020.

Pardon My Appendage: What about knives is susceptible to the “cancel culture?”

What about knives is susceptible to the cancel culture? By Steve Shackleford The so-called cancel culture that’s plagued our nation for some time now has somehow...

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