Knife-Of-The-Year® Awards

The BLADE Magazine Knife-Of-The-Year® Awards are barometers of the most successful companies in the knife industry, and as such are production cutlery’s benchmark honors. Qualified BLADE Show exhibitors display their entries at their booths and in the center display area of the show hall. The winners are voted on by their fellow exhibiting peers, and the winners are announced at the BLADE Magazine Awards Banquet (tickets required) the Saturday night of the show.

Tips To Enhance Your BLADE Show Experience

With folks already arriving at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta for the BLADE Show & Living Ready Expo (www.bladeshow.com), here are some tips to enhance your overall show experience: •Get there early. The show opens to the public at 2 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. The best knives always go...

World’s Most Important Knife Awards

The world’s most important knife awards—the BLADE Magazine 2013 Knife-Of-The-Year® Awards—will be named next week at the BLADE Show & Living Ready Expo (www.bladeshow.com). Set for May 31-June 2 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, the BLADE Show & Living Ready Expo attracts knife manufacturers and knifemakers from all over the world to...

BLADE Show Preview Issue of BLADE® Out NOW!

Know what will be happening at the BLADE Show and Living Ready Expo (www.bladeshow.com) beforehand with the latest issue of BLADE® Magazine (www.blademag.com), on newsstands NOW! Get current on the knives, the exhibitors, the knifemakers, the events, the seminars—everything you need to know about the upcoming BLADE Show set for next week, May 31-June...

Zac Brown’s Southern Grind Headlines New BLADE®

Do you know Zac Brown of the Grammy-Award-winning Zac Brown Band owns his own knife company? Find out all about it and much more in the new May BLADE®, on many newsstands NOW! Based in Atlanta, Brown’s knife company is aptly named Southern Grind and focuses on Brown’s lifelong love affair with knives. Get...

Deibert Bowie

Deibert’s Award-Winning Mid-Bowie

ABS journeyman smith Michael Deibert took home the George Peck Award for the best knife made by a journeyman smith applicant at this year’s BLADE Show. “I forged this knife after a long look at many historical and modern bowies. After a few rough sketches I lit the forge, heated a hefty piece of...

Blade Magazine 2012 Most Innovative American Design

The AUTONOMY, by SPYDERCO •Designer: Blade Magazine Cutlery Hall-Of-Fame© member Sal Glesser •Pattern: Automatic folder •Blade steel: H-1 •Blade length: 3.65” •Blade pattern: Sheepfoot/rescue •Blade grind: Hollow •Blade finish: Satin (and a future DLC-coated version) •Edge configuration: SpyderEdge •Handle material: G10 •Closed length: 4.92” •Operating/locking mechanism: Modified button lock •Weight: 5.5 ozs. •MSRP: $350+...