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The Viking Seax And Where To Get One

Deeply rooted in Scandinavian history, the seax, aka "scramasax" or "sax," was the blade shape of choice for the much feared and revered Vikings.

A Labor of Love: Lorenzi Foundation And Museum

The Lorenzi Foundation and Museum showcases one of the finest collections of rare and historical knives in the world.
The knives in Keith Kaiser’s 9/11 memorial project, from top: a skeletonized folder by Pat and Wes Crawford; an Allen Elishewitz folder; a Gil Hibben dagger with scrimshaw handle; a Bob Dozier damascus folder; a Bob Terzuola CQB fixed blade; a damascus folder by Mel Pardue; and a Jerry Fisk damascus Sendero.

9-11 Knives: Custom Memorials To The Tragic Day

The atrocity that shocked the world continues to transform it. Here is a look at some of the memorials 9-11 spawned from that faithful day.

Japanese War Swords Part II

BY LEON KAPP The great World War II Japanese swordsmiths, war sword souvenirs and more Kurihara Akihide established the Nippon To Denshujo. Akihide was a member...

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?
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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...
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