Folding Knives

Folding knives, or folders, have blades that fold, most often into a slot within the handle frames, or between handle halves and slabs. There are many renditions of folders, including pocketknives, assisted-opening folders, automatics or switchblades, butterfly knives and one-hand-opening, locking folders with or without pocket clips.

Best blade steels in BLADE Guide

Best Blade Steels Unleash The Sharp

The best blade steels, latest handle materials, blade shapes, knifemaking suppliers and most everything else it takes to make a knife the sharpest it can be populate the BLADE 2018 Complete Knife Guide, on newsstands now! What’s the best knife steel for one application can be a disaster for another. However,...

The first VMX-1s will ship mid-November, 2017.

Of Blue Mohawks, Butterfly Knives and Buddies

If you could apply a motto to VMX Knives it would be: Let’s have some fun. At least that’s the impression you get after talking with co-owners James Robert Buckley of Maverick Customs and Kyle Vallotton of three-generation-strong Vallotton Custom Knives. Rob and Kyle became friends online. For BLADE Show 2017,...

WE Knife Marries Top-Notch Design with Superior Materials

In creating a superior knife two factors must mesh seamlessly — design and material. WE Knife has covered both bases again and again in nearly two decades of manufacturing. The knife maker has whipped up some pretty striking blades over the years, turning an eye to both function and ergonomics. And...

Mac Gray & Co.’s Timeless Mako Folder

There is an enduring quality to Mac Gray & Co.’s designs. One has the idea that 100 years from now, the California company’s knives will continue be as stylish and eye-catching as they were the day they were purchased. It is certainly the case with Mac Gray’s Mako Folder. The flowing...

Featured Knife: Steel Will Bruiser

Big. Powerful. Reliable. If the Steel Will Bruiser looks familiar, that’s because it was on the cover of BLADE‘s Spring 2015 Knife Guide. Here’s why it’s also a Blademag.com Featured Knife. The Steel Will Bruiser is a folder created for the most challenging tasks. With an overall length of just over 9-inches, this powerful...

New Knife Alert: HK Tumult Law Enforcement/Military Elite Edition

A partnership between Benchmade and Kroll International, a supplier of military and law enforcement products, offers a new take on the Heckler & Koch Tumult. Sporting special handle colors and a lasermarked blade, this special edition is available only through Kroll and its retail partners. “We are excited to be able...