Author Archives: Joe Kertzman

Joe Kertzman

About Joe Kertzman

Joe Kertzman is managing editor of BLADE.

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Multi Tool Knives?

I'm curious if BladeMag.com readers and BLADE® Magazine subscribers have ever seen knives quite like young custom knifemaker Logan Pearce's fixed blades fashioned from actual hand tools?

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Forging A Future For Orphans

A recent mission trip to Uganda demonstrated not only the skill of a knifemaker, but also his ability to forge a future for orphans and at-risk youth from the village of Bamba.

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It’s a Hard-Use Knife

I needed to cut some high-tensile electric wire (the fence was unplugged at the time—at least I had that right). I didn't have a wire cutter on me, and the garage had to be at least 50 yards away. I pulled out my serrated Spyderco folder.