Learn about the different types of blades with this handy illustrated guide.
In this video from the American Bladesmith Society (ABS), journeyman smith Karl B. Andersen reviews his homemade hydraulic press. Andersen uses the innovative device to make damascus steel for his blades.
Benchmade Knife Company has announced that David Fee will be the new Vice President of Sales and Marketing. The position involves all sales and marketing activities for Benchmade at their headquarters in Oregon. “We’re thrilled to have David join the Benchmade senior management team,” said Les de Asis, founder and CEO of Benchmade Knife Company,...
Here's a look at the classes offered by the American Bladesmith Society at the New England School of Metalwork.
The Kit Carson-designed M16 line of knives manufactured by Columbia River Knife & Tool continues to grow in popularity. The latest from this partnership is the M16-14ZLEK.
American Bladesmith Society master smith Steve Dunn demonstrates how to jig and shape knife handle scales in this video. The tutorial was shot during the Slip Joint Folding Knife class at Haywood Community College in Clyde, North Carolina, on Dec. 3-7, 2012. Learn more about knife designs, including handles, in 101 Knife Designs.
This demonstration on the selection and use of milling vises is by Dale Schafer, Machine/Tool Technology Instructor at the Washburn Institute of Technology. This was one of the demonstrations at the 3rd Heartland Hammer-In in Topeka, Kansas sponsored by the American Bladesmith Society and hosted by the Kansas Custom Knife Makers Association. For more...