Steve Shackleford’s Blog

Walk With Knife Industry Legends

                  Walk with knife industry legends at the 35th Annual BLADE Show June 3-5 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. You will see any number of knife industry legends, including such members of the BLADE Magazine Cutlery Hall Of Fame© as A.G. and Goldie Russell,...

Hot-Bling Knifemaking Thing: New BLADE

Zirconium as the hot-bling knifemaking thing, the complete curriculum and class schedule for the 3rd Annual BLADE University, how to avoid getting burned buying knives on social media and more highlight the new BLADE®, on newsstands now! Spearheaded by Brian Tighe’s stunning Tighe Fighter cover piece, the story on zirconium outlines one of today’s...

BLADE U.: Your Knife Design Into Production

One question we often hear is, “How do I get my knife design reproduced by a factory knife company?” Here’s your answer. In the BLADE Show University class “Your Design Into Production” with custom knifemaker Brian Tighe and CRKT founder and chairman Rod Bremer, you can learn straight from the horses’ mouths the ins...

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Tomorrow’s Knife Trends Today

If you're looking for what the knife trends are in custom blades or what the knife trends are going to be later on in the factory cutlery industry, some of today's hottest custom folders is a great place to start.