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When Knife Restrictions Collide with Religious Freedom

Restrictions on the public carry of knives can have an unintended consequence. Sikhs, who carry daggers called kirpans as part of their faith, are prohibited from openly practicing their religion.

17th Annual Arkansas Custom Knife Show This Weekend

ABS master smith Jerry Fisk will be one of several makers exhibiting at this weekend’s Arkansas Custom Knife Show. Fisk’s “Sendero” hunter features the maker’s dog-star-pattern damascus blade steel and a mammoth ivory handle....
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Herman Schneider, Custom Knifemaking Pioneer, Passes Away

Herman Schneider, one of the most talented of the pioneering custom knifemakers of the 1970s and beyond, passed away Jan. 26. He was 87.
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Wayne Goddard, Renowned Knifemaker and Writer, Passes Away

Wayne Goddard, BLADE Magazine Cutlery Hall-Of-Fame® member, ABS master smith and long-time BLADE® Magazine field editor, has passed away.

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....
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Ban On “Gravity Knives” Repealed In New York State

New York's 60-year restriction on "gravity knives" is no more.
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Will the USA Pass China in Making Inexpensive Knives?

Some in the USA knife industry view tariffs on China-made products as an opportunity to reclaim the market for inexpensive knives. Are they correct?
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