Knife-Of-The-Year® Awards

World’s Most Important Knife Awards

The world’s most important knife awards—the BLADE Magazine 2013 Knife-Of-The-Year® Awards—will be named next week at the BLADE Show & Living Ready Expo (www.bladeshow.com). Set for May 31-June 2 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, the BLADE Show & Living Ready Expo attracts knife manufacturers and knifemakers from all over the world to...

BLADE Show Preview Issue of BLADE® Out NOW!

Know what will be happening at the BLADE Show and Living Ready Expo (www.bladeshow.com) beforehand with the latest issue of BLADE® Magazine (www.blademag.com), on newsstands NOW! Get current on the knives, the exhibitors, the knifemakers, the events, the seminars—everything you need to know about the upcoming BLADE Show set for next week, May 31-June...

Deibert Bowie

Deibert’s Award-Winning Mid-Bowie

ABS journeyman smith Michael Deibert took home the George Peck Award for the best knife made by a journeyman smith applicant at this year’s BLADE Show. “I forged this knife after a long look at many historical and modern bowies. After a few rough sketches I lit the forge, heated a hefty piece of...

Blade Magazine 2012 Most Innovative American Design

The AUTONOMY, by SPYDERCO •Designer: Blade Magazine Cutlery Hall-Of-Fame© member Sal Glesser •Pattern: Automatic folder •Blade steel: H-1 •Blade length: 3.65” •Blade pattern: Sheepfoot/rescue •Blade grind: Hollow •Blade finish: Satin (and a future DLC-coated version) •Edge configuration: SpyderEdge •Handle material: G10 •Closed length: 4.92” •Operating/locking mechanism: Modified button lock •Weight: 5.5 ozs. •MSRP: $350+...

Blade Magazine 2012 Imported Knife Of The Year®

Designed by Blade Magazine Cutlery Hall-Of-Fame© member Ken Onion for Columbia River Knife & Tool, the Foresight is the Blade Magazine 2012 Imported Knife Of The Year®. A recurve edge, a magnificently contoured handle for enhanced purchase and the Ikoma Korth Bearing System for ultra-smooth action help make this puppy a pocket keeper. It...

BLADE MAGAZINE 2012 AMERICAN-MADE KNIFE OF THE YEAR®

The late great purveyor J.W. Denton said the best-looking knives were shaped like sports cars, and the Microtech Socom Delta—the Blade Magazine 2012 American-Made Knife Of The Year®—is one J.W. would have loved to take around the block for a cut or two. MICROTECH SOCOM DELTA •Pattern: Single-action folder •Blade steel: Powdered CPM S35VN...