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.

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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 to partner with...

Knife Gift Idea Of The Month

Our knife gift idea of the month is just in time for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Have you ever thought about assembling a knife from one of the many kits available on today’s market and offering it to someone special in your life? There are any number of kits, some below $50, that offer all...

Ohio Classic Knife Show Starts at 1 p.m. Today

The Ohio Classic Knife Show hopes to build on the momentum of recent knife shows as it holds its annual event today and tomorrow.   Both the California Custom Knife Show held this past weekend and the Knifemakers’ Guild Show held last month were successes by a number of accounts, and the Ohio Classic...

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It’s a Hard-Use Knife

I needed to cut some high-tensile electric wire (the fence was unplugged at the time—at least I had that right). I didn't have a wire cutter on me, and the garage had to be at least 50 yards away. I pulled out my serrated Spyderco folder.

Enter KA-BAR’s Pumpkin Carving Contest

Break out your favorite KA-BAR knife, grab a pumpkin and commence to carving—it’s time for KA-BAR’s third annual Pumpkin Carving Contest! The winner will receive a free KA-BAR knife. The contest runs through Halloween, Oct. 31. Using your favorite KA-BAR knife, carve a pumpkin and photograph the result. The photograph must also include the...

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Innovative Knives

Congratulations to Michael Vagnino for winning the 2014 Wooden Sword award, given out to one custom knifemaker each year on page 7 of the KNIVES annual book.