Steel That Changed History in April BLADE®


The steel that changed knives forever, the hottest knives of the hottest custom makers, how to build an emergency shelter and much more highlight the April BLADE®, on most newsstands NOW!

Blade Magazine Cutlery Hall-Of-Fame© member Bill Moran introduced modern damascus knives 40 years ago this year at the Knifemakers’ Guild Show, and those who were there remember it and the impact it has had on the knife industry since.

The hottest knives of the hottest makers change constantly. Find out what the knives are and who makes them in “On The Boil!”

Bushcraft remains hot, as does survival in disaster situations. James Ayres shows you how to build an emergency shelter with your knife in a short amount of time in “Shelter From The Storm.”

Want to know what will be the hot factory knife collectibles down the road? BLADE Managing Editor Joe Kertzman picks the brains of the pros and tells you in his story.

There’s much more: a test of a brut de forge knife, Ray Kirk’s giveaway knife for the upcoming Arkansas Custom Knife Show, a profile of knifemaker Will Zermeno and his cool tactical folders, how to clean a hunting knife, the latest mid-tech knives, Chad Nichols’ MokuTi knife material and much more—all inside the April BLADE with Jim Burke’s Villain Super Sonic on the cover.

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