The most popular knife grinds today are hollow, flat and convex. Which one is the best overall? And does edge geometry matter more than heat treating? A few renowned knifemakers give their opinions.
CPM-154 stainless steel continues to dominate the custom knifemaking scene. What makes it so appealing? Two knifemakers offer their reasons for this hot pick.
ABS master smith Ed Caffrey explains how to get the most out of a popular belt grinder for making knives, the Wilton Square Wheel Grinder.
Go step by step with ABS master smith Wally Hayes and learn how to make a flipper-style folding knife.
Are full-tang knives the best? Or are other styles better? A new knifemaker asks an expert for the scoop.
by Wayne Goddard My experience has taught me that there’s nothing like digging in and getting started. I’ve often said the hardest part of the most difﬁcult project I ever completed was getting past the decision to get started. Once I get started, it becomes a matter of problem solving and...
Learn how to make a hamon on a sword, or a knife, with this tutorial using techniques from a master swordsmith.