Commemorative Knives

Commemorative knives not only commemorate people, places, achievements, events or accomplishments through blade etching, engraving, or other text or graphics, but also display characteristics appropriate to that which they commemorate. Such characteristics could be through quality handles or high-tech blade steel, or through the use of images depicting awards, medals, logos, shields or symbols.

A Knife for Sgt. Dakota Meyer I

    In recognition of his military actions in Afghanistan on behalf of his fellow servicemen and his country that resulted in his receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor, U.S. Army Sgt. Dakota Meyer was presented with a custom knife made by Gene Baskett, a custom AR-15 rifle, and honorary membership in the Knifemakers’ Guild....

A Knife for Sgt. Dakota Meyer, Medal of Honor Recipient

  Editor’s Note: This is excerpted from a larger feature appearing in the special military December 2012 issue of BLADE, on newsstands now. BLADE thanks all past and present military service members and their families for their sacrifices. by Mike Carter In recognition of his military actions in Afghanistan on behalf of his fellow...

9/11: We Will Never Forget

It was 11 years ago today—a sunny Tuesday morning, just as it is this morning in New York City—that scores of innocent Americans paid the ultimate price when the Twin Towers were attacked. At some point today, take time to pause and reflect on those innocent lives lost and the lives today that continue...

Vote For Your Favorite Expendables 2 Knife!

Sylvester Stallone’s Expendables 2 action blockbuster took the box office by storm this past weekend, in no small part thanks to the knives made for the movie by Blade Magazine Cutlery Hall-Of-Fame© member Gil Hibben.     All of which got us to thinking …     Which of Hibben’s knives in the movie is your...

WHK’s Conable In Men’s Health

    Matt Conable, founder of William Henry Knives, is featured in Men’s Health magazine. WHK has won a number of Blade Magazine Knife-Of-The-Year Awards®, including this year for Collector/Investor Knife Of The Year for the B12 Freedom. Maker of the 30th Anniversary BLADE Show Knife (above), WHK is a leading maker of high-end...