The BLADE Blogs

Here’s the home for The BLADE Blogs. Click at left to visit The Blade Blog by Steve Shackleford, “All about knives and the people who use, collect and make them,” and click at right to read Joe Kertzman’s Blog of Steel, “Knife news, people, top picks and patterns.”

Elvis and the Gil Hibben Knife

What better day to celebrate the custom knife BLADE Magazine Cutlery Hall-Of-Fame© member Gil Hibben presented to Elvis Presley than on The King’s birthday? Today is Presley’s birthday and a reminder of when Hibben and Phil Lobred, coordinator of the Art Knife Invitational, visited Presley 40 years ago. It was also when Hibben presented...

New BLADE® On Newsstands Now!

Get the lowdown on the latest knife hotbed of Russia in the new BLADE®—on newsstands NOW! Sporting the Hati flipper folder by Russia’s hot knifemaking brother team of Sergei and Igor Shirogorov on the cover, the March BLADE features the headline story on the explosion of all things knife in Mother Russia. From the...

Today is Deadline to Stop Proposed Ivory Ban

An all-inclusive ivory ban that would target ancient ivory such as mammoth and mastodon in addition to elephant ivory likely will pass without your help by the end of day today, Dec. 27. A Presidential Advisory Committee that met on Dec. 16 recommends a total ban of ivory within the USA to the task...

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...

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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?