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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,...

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Pumpkin Carving Contest Winners Announced

BLADE‘s Halloween pumpkin-carving contest is in the books. Here are the winners. They’ll be contacted separately for their prizes. Thanks to everyone who entered. Reader’s Choice Editor’s Choice Runners-Up Keep Reading:Featured Knife: Col Moschin by Extrema RatioFeatured Knife: Mamba Black Sports Innovative Sheath ReleaseWhat is Freeze Edging?Southern Grind Spokesman Remembers The...

Big Blades 'n Edges

Bag Hot Big Blades ‘n Edges

Big Blades ‘n Edges, including reviews of the newest factory hatchets, some of today’s top custom bowies and four top turkey carving sets, highlight the latest BLADE®, on newsstands NOW! Featuring the new Tomahatchet by Medford Knife & Tool on the cover, the latest BLADE leads off with “Big Bad Blades,”...

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Forged Knives Fever!

Hot knives don’t get any hotter than those hammered to shape in the forge, and the latest BLADE® focuses on forged knives in all their radiant glory.   Scott Gallagher‘s Wolf Fighter in forged mosaic damascus is the cover piece for our forged knives special issue, and is among those in...

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Can’t Stop Laughing: Cutlery’s Comic

While there have been many celebrities in and out of show business embraced by the custom knife community, none embraced it in return and then some as did cutlery’s comic, Shelley Berman. Actor, comedian, writer, poet, professor and knife collector, Berman passed away quietly on Sept. 1 at the age of 92,...

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BLADE Will Make You Sharper

BLADE® will make you sharper. How do we know? Because for almost 45 years now, BLADE has kept the world of knives abreast of all that cuts, slices, dices, severs, skivs, hacks, whacks, perforates and, yes, sharpens. That includes the latest knives, knife trends, knife events, knifemakers, collectors, cutting competitions, hammer-ins, knife...

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Help USA Knifemaker Help Harvey Victims

Help full-time knifemakers whose shops have been damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Harvey through a program initiated by the folks at USA Knifemaker. A leading supplier of knifemaking equipment, materials, tools and other products used to make knives, USA Knifemaker’s assistance program is designed to help full-time knifemakers—and with floodwaters continuing...