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Benchmade Founder Les de Asis Passes Away

BLADE has learned the unfortunate news that Les de Asis, founder of Benchmade and a member of the BLADE Cutlery Hall of Fame, has passed away.
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Keeslar and Sornberger Join Cutlery Hall Of Fame®

Joe Keeslar and Jim Sornberger are the 2020 inductees to the Cutlery Hall Of Fame. This is the highest honor in the world of knives.
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Three Knifemakers Pass Away: Michael Holtschulte, Bernard Sparks and Ralph Turnbull

The knife community lost three dedicated contributors recently with the passing of knifemakers Michael Holtschulte, Bernard Sparks and Ralph Turnbull.

BLADE Adds ICCE to its Lineup of Knife Shows

BLADE Show management is proud to announce that it is the new owner of the International Custom Cutlery Exhibition.

SOG Knives Refreshes in 2020

THE AWARD-WINNING FACTORY KNIFE COMPANY UNDERGOES A BRAND REFRESH IN 2020 The year was 1986. The Soviet Union hosted its first Goodwill Games. Halley’s Comet was visible from Earth for the first time in 76...

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 managed to overlook our beloved knife community—at least so far....

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.
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