Who Did Movie Knives Better? “First Blood” vs. “The Hunted”
Here's a look at a movie knife classic, First Blood, and a movie that borrowed generously from the Rambo universe. Spoiler alert: ripping off Rambo is never a good idea.
Forged in Fire: Gimmick, Inspiration or Both?
THOSE WHO KNOW DISSECT TV’S LONG-RUNNING FORGED IN FIRE Bladesmithing enjoys the same treatment as motorcycle building got in the mid- 2000s—that is, it has become a well-established reality show competition on cable television....
Who Knows the Knife from “The Shadow” Movie? The Shadow Knows
The knife made for the movie, "The Shadow," has roots in Buddhist exorcisms.
Gil Hibben Raptor: The Knife of the “Mortal Kombat” Movie
Here's the behind-the-scenes story of the Gil Hibben Raptor, the fantasy knife featured in the 1995 movie, Mortal Kombat.
Knifemaker: A New Role for Johnny Strong
As with all Johnny Strong knives, the Urban Assassins (top photo) are flat ground from CPM-S35V stainless and heat treated by Paul Bos Heat Treating. Overall lengths: 11.5 inches. (Katie Summers photo) Johnny Strong’s...
Gil Hibben Sets 2 Rambo Records
Knifemaker Gil Hibben left his mark on not one, not two, but three Rambo movies.
How to Make Lara Croft’s Climbing Axe from Tomb Raider
The 2018 Tomb Raider movie, starring Alicia Vikander, has Lara Croft sporting the climbing axe made popular by the video games.