Author Archives: Joe Kertzman

Joe Kertzman

About Joe Kertzman

Joe Kertzman is managing editor of BLADE.

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Switchblade Law Repeal Goes Into Effect

Knife Rights, Inc. declared July 1, 2014, “Knife Freedom Day” in Tennessee. The repeal of the ban on automatics or switchblades, as well as the repeal of the ban on the carry of knives with blades over 4 inches in length “with intent to go armed,” a vague law subject to abusive interpretation, went into effect...

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Playing Guitar and Making Knives

Can you think of two more enjoyable hobbies than making knives and playing guitar? Maybe suntanning or oyster eating, but aside from that … It never ceases to amaze me that, being the Editor of the KNIVES annual book, which includes a Custom Knifemaker Directory of 2,200 makers fashioning knives by hand, I still come across knifemakers in...

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Knife Rights Offers Knife Law App

Now you can download an app that includes knife laws for all 50 states on your iPad, iPhone or other handheld or personal devices. Knife Rights announces the LegalBlade™ App that includes Knife Laws In America™. LegalBlade provides guidance at your fingertips to the knife laws of all 50 states, as well as some...