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Steve Shackleford

About Steve Shackleford

Steve Shackleford is the editor of BLADE.

New Knife Store Will Host Duck Dynasty Celebrity

Frost Cutlery’s new retail knife store will host a Duck Dynasty celebrity Saturday, Dec. 14. Tim Guraedy, better known as “Mountain Man” from A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” TV show, will be at The Knife Shoppe to meet and greet customers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free to the public. Mountain Man...

Pending Knife Laws Need Your Help

State knife laws designed to protect your rights are pending in Florida and Tennessee, according to a Knife Rights news release. In Florida, SB458 is a knife law preemption act. Knife law preemption prevents local governments from passing knife ordinances more restrictive than the state’s current laws. If passed, it would make Florida the...

Did James Bowie own a Huber bowie?

Huber Bowie At Auction Dec. 6-8

A knife listed as a J. English & Huber “Sheffield Works” bowie will be among those put up for bid by Rock Island Auction Co. Dec. 6-8. In addition to the knife, other knives, swords and firearms will be sold at the auction. Some have suggested that James Bowie carried a Huber bowie. The...

2014 BLADE's Complete Knife Guide on newsstands NOW!

BLADE’s Complete Knife Guide On Newsstands Now!

BLADE’s Complete Knife Guide—your ticket to everything knife—is on newsstands now! BLADE’s Complete Knife Guide (BKG) is the only knife buyer’s guide in a magazine format that gives you all the contact information for all the major players in the custom and factory knife industries—all in an easy-to-access format that provides each knife source’s...

Kai USA/Duck Dynasty Knives In The Works

Kai USA is partnering with Duck Commander and Buck Commander, the inspiration for the cable TV sensation, Duck Dynasty, on a new line of knives set for a mid-2014 debut, according to a Kai USA news release. In other words, some of the knives should be ready just in time for the 2014 BLADE...

Top Knifemakers At NY Custom Knife Show Nov. 22-24

Join some of the world’s top custom knifemakers and other knife industry VIPs Nov. 22-24 for the 36th Annual New York Custom Knife Show at the Westin-Jersey City Newport in Jersey City, New Jersey. Next to the Knifemakers’ Guild Show the granddaddy of continuous custom knife shows, the New York Custom Knife Show attracts...

Share Your Knife Memories of Rob Simonich

If you knew knifemaker Rob Simonich, share your memories of him with us on www.blademag.com. BLADE® field editor Dexter Ewing has written the story, “Heart and Soul,” in the February BLADE  which remembers Rob on the 10th anniversary of the death of one of knifemaking’s favorite sons. Killed tragically in a truck accident, Rob...