Fixed Blade Knives

As opposed to a folding knife, or folder, a fixed blade does not feature a blade that folds. The blade is in a fixed position as it is attached to the handle, and is often sheathed when not in use.

Jerry McClue, maker of "Wild Thing," will be among the exhibiting makers at the Denver Custom Knife Show. ( photo)

Hot Knives at Denver Custom Knife Show!

The 21st Annual Denver Custom Knife Show will feature some of the world’s finest custom knives, knifemakers, custom knife purveyors and knifemaking supply companies this Friday through Sunday, Aug. 16-18, at the Crowne Plaza-DIA in Denver, Colorado.  Bring in the flyer from page 25 of the October BLADE® ( or page 11 of the...

The Microtech D.O.C. Kill Switch—the BLADE Magazine 2013 Most Innovative American Design—is on the cover of the new BLADE®, on newsstands today!

New BLADE Hits Newsstands TODAY!

Get all the poop on the 2013 BLADE Show & Living Ready Expo (—including the BLADE Magazine 2013 Knives Of The Year® and the show’s other hottest knives—Steven “MeatEater” Rinella’s assessment of the SOG Huntspoint hunting knife and more in the latest BLADE® (, on most newsstands TODAY!  Highlights include:  •Blade Magazine Cutlery Hall-Of-Fame©...

David Yellowhorse enters the Buck Collectors Club during the Buck Collectors Silver Anniversary gala. From left: Larry Oden, David Yellowhorse, Gene Merritt and John Foresman.

Buck Collectors Observe 25th Anniversary

  Hundreds of Buck knife collectors converged on Spokane, Washington, and Post Falls, Idaho, last week for the Buck Collectors Club International’s 25th Anniversary Gala.   A celebration of Buck knives, seminars on Buck knives, tours of the Buck manufacturing plant just across the border in Post Falls, and much more highlighted the event,...

Steve Hill dubbed his eBay bowie find the "Iron Waitress."

The “Iron Waitress” Bowie

One of the many things that make knives so fascinating is the unusual pieces that turn up from time to time. Such is the case with a bowie knifemaker Steve Hill ( dubbed the “Iron Waitress” as a play-on-words salute to the famous “Iron Mistress.” He found the Iron Waitress on eBay a few...


Military Knives

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