Knife-Of-The-Year® Awards

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,...

John White holds his Best of Show and Best Damascus Knife from the BLADE Show custom knife competition as collector Preston Gough looks on.

BLADE Show Names Top Knives

Get a free digital issue of BLADE when you enter your e-mail in the box below. You’ll also be signed up to receive e-newsletters full of knife news, tips and features from BLADE and partners. The world’s top knives were recognized during the BLADE Show & Living Ready Expo (www.bladeshow.com) May 31-June 2 at...

Want to get the most from your BLADE Show experience? Here's how. (Point Seven photo)

Tips To Enhance Your BLADE Show Experience

With folks already arriving at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta for the BLADE Show & Living Ready Expo (www.bladeshow.com), here are some tips to enhance your overall show experience: •Get there early. The show opens to the public at 2 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. The best knives always go...

The BLADE Magazine 2013 Overall Knife Of The Year® was the Zero Tolerance 0888. (Point Seven photo)

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...

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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’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...