Author Archives: Ben Sobieck

Ben Sobieck

About Ben Sobieck

Ben Sobieck is the online editor for BLADE and administrator of blademag.com. His top interests include outdoors knives, classy EDCs, current events issues and any blade with a great story behind it. Contact him at ben.sobieck@fwmedia.com.

SW Bruiser

Knife Industry Opportunity: Steel Will Knives Seeks Sales Representation

New York, NY- STEEL WILL KNIVES, a premium knife manufacturer, fuses the finest steel with extremely practical and innovative designs, producing the highest standards of quality by using the most modern methods of production. STEEL WILL Knives currently has three distinctive lines, Tactical, Outdoor and Urban, creating over 25 quality cutting tools. STEEL WILL’s...

Benchmade-Tumult

New Knife Alert: HK Tumult Law Enforcement/Military Elite Edition

A partnership between Benchmade and Kroll International, a supplier of military and law enforcement products, offers a new take on the Heckler & Koch Tumult. Sporting special handle colors and a lasermarked blade, this special edition is available only through Kroll and its retail partners. “We are excited to be able to partner with...

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2014 BLADE Show Knife Of The Year® Award Winners

The 2014 BLADE Knife-Of-The-Year® Awards were announced the evening of June 7 at the 2014 BLADE Show in the Cobb Galleria in Atlanta. Here are the winners. Stay tuned for more details. Publisher’s Award: Mark Zalesky Industry Achievement Award: Aldo and Edda Lorenzi 2014 Accessory of the Year: SOG Blade Light Sheath 2014 Kitchen Knife...

How to Grind Forged Blades

Video: How to Grind a Forged Blade

American Bladesmith Society (ABS) master smith Jerry Fisk explains how to profile a forged blade on a grinder in this video. Pay special attention to Fisk’s tip at the beginning of the video. Wear earplugs while running a grinder for best results. That way, you’ll be relaxed throughout the entire process. “If you’re tense,...