Author Archives: Joe Kertzman

Joe Kertzman

About Joe Kertzman

Joe Kertzman is managing editor of BLADE.


These Daggers Are Dope!

Not many folks have the skills to fashion symmetrically accurate daggers, those with edge-holding blades, comfortable, non-slip grips and protective yet non-clunky or hand-pinching guards.

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“Forged By War” Supports Returning Veterans

In 2013, Ryan Johnson of RMJ Tactical, designer of elite, military, tactical tomahawks, approached CRKT with the news that he had been working with a few combat veterans that had returned from war with varying degrees of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).


Build Your Own Knife Online

What if you played an active role in helping create your own distinctive production knife? Well, you can. There are a few manufacturers offering build-your-own-knife programs online.