Knife-Of-The-Year® Awards

People’s Choice Knife Of The Year®: Taylor Brands Schrade SCHF36 Frontier Knife.

2015 Knife of the Year® Awards Recognize Best in Blades

Atlanta, Georgia (June 6, 2015) – Awards recognizing the highest achievement in the custom and factory knife industries were bestowed the evening of Saturday, June 6, 2015, at the BLADE Show (www.bladeshow.com) in the Cobb Galleria. Representatives from BLADE Magazine (www.blademag.com) distributed Knife of the Year® awards in 15 categories. Two of the awards—Industry...

Did you know Rob Simonich? If so, share your memories of him on www.blademag.com. (Shelby Chan photo)

Share Your Knife Memories of Rob Simonich

If you knew knifemaker Rob Simonich, share your memories of him with us on www.blademag.com. BLADE® field editor Dexter Ewing has written the story, “Heart and Soul,” in the February BLADE  which remembers Rob on the 10th anniversary of the death of one of knifemaking’s favorite sons. Killed tragically in a truck accident, Rob...

If you're struggling to make hotel reservations for the 2014 BLADE Show, here's how.

How To Reserve Your Hotel Room For the BLADE Show

It’s that time of year again—when people start tearing their hair out trying to reserve their hotel rooms for the following year’s BLADE Show (www.bladeshow.com). Of course, the fact people are already lining up for their lodging seven months before it starts is testimony to just how important the show has become worldwide. And,...

How about a comeback of the Spyderco Maddox?

What’s Your “Comeback” Knife?

Is there a specific knife model, a knife style or some other knife feature, gizmo or what have you that you don’t see anymore but would like to see make a comeback? It can be just about anything—custom or factory, combat or kitchen, utility or fantasy—you name it and you discuss it. A picture...

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 (www.bladeshow.com)—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® (www.blademag.com), on most newsstands TODAY!  Highlights include:  •Blade Magazine Cutlery Hall-Of-Fame©...

An example of knives made in Belgium is the Hurak Fighter by new ABS journeyman smith Samuel Lurquin. (SharpByCoop.com photo)

ABS Announces 1st School Outside USA

The American Bladesmith Society (ABS) will offer its first-ever bladesmithing school outside the USA beginning in October. Operated in partnership with The Forge at Ostiches, Belgium, the school’s first class will be “Introduction to Bladesmithing.” Limited to seven students, the class will have as its primary instructor ABS master smith Jean-Paul Thevenot of Dijon,...