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Japanese War Swords Part I

By Leon Kapp Japanese swords are iconic as ever It was over seven long decades ago on Sept. 2, 1945, that the Japanese signed the agreement...

Who Made the First Damascus?

Modern collectors and knifemakers are enthralled with with, but what exactly are the origins of damascus steel?

Jerry Hossom makes a Navy-themed set for Capt. Ryan Heilman of the USS Nevada

Submariner Steel Jerry Hossom makes a Navy-themed set for Capt. Ryan Heilman of the USS Nevada Jerry Hossom had that twinkle in his eye again and...

Andy Sharpe/Chuck Richards collaboration salutes the heroes of the Battle of Attu

"A Knife For Those Who Saved Alaska" BY ANDY SHARPE Herb Drury was my wife’s uncle, a World War II veteran and a friend. He passed...
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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...
Tomahawk history

A Quick History of the Tomahawk in the United States

Here's how the tomahawk cemented itself into the military history of the United States.

Birth of an American Legend — The Bowie

Few knives cut through the imagination like the Bowie. It's a true American classic design, steeped in the myth and history of the man its name carries.
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How to Forge Damascus

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