In Europe, knife making and knives have a rich, deep and complex history, dating back to cavemen themselves. Therefore, the continent is home to thousands of diverse and unique knives and knife making cultures stretching from medieval Belgium to Ottoman Turkey.
Modern custom knife history was made this past weekend as the Knifemakers' Guild and American Bladesmith Society held their first-ever joint knife show.
Forged In FIre, The History Channel's hit reality TV show pitting bladesmiths in a contest to make the best knife, has been renewed for a new season.
Act now to request an extension on the comment period for the proposed punitive federal regulations concerning your knives and other items made of ivory.
Watch as Trollsky Knifemaking turns an old knuckle-buster wrench into a razor-sharp, cool-looking blade.
"More and more people today are going back to the basics and learning to forge, and learning the art of glass blowing and things like that …"
Fossil ivory may be banned along with elephant ivory because, it is feared, many FWS inspectors will not be able to differentiate between the two.