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Chuck Ward is the 2017 BLADE Show photographer.

New BLADE Show Photographer is Chuck Ward

Long-time knife photographer Chuck Ward is the new Official BLADE Show Photographer, the BLADE Show and BLADE® Magazine are happy to report. The BLADE Show is the world’s largest and most important knife show and will be held in its 36th annual rendition June 2-4 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in...

Elephant vs. ancient ivories

Distinguishing Elephant from Ancient Ivory

Distinguishing elephant from ancient ivory is challenging and becoming more and more important for the owners of knives with handles of ancient ivory. However, there are two reliable keys to make the determination easier. Polished cross sections of elephant and mastodon/mammoth ivories display stacked chevrons of cross-hatched lines called Schreger lines...

How To Build a Survival Shelter

Over 90 percent of wilderness deaths by mischance are caused by hypothermia. Knowing how to build an emergency shelter quickly can mean the difference between freezing to death and surviving.

Zac Brown’s Southern Grind Headlines New BLADE®

Do you know Zac Brown of the Grammy-Award-winning Zac Brown Band owns his own knife company? Find out all about it and much more in the new May BLADE®, on many newsstands NOW! Based in Atlanta, Brown’s knife company is aptly named Southern Grind and focuses on Brown’s lifelong love affair...

Steel That Changed History in April BLADE®

The steel that changed knives forever, the hottest knives of the hottest custom makers, how to build an emergency shelter and much more highlight the April BLADE®, on most newsstands NOW! Blade Magazine Cutlery Hall-Of-Fame© member Bill Moran introduced modern damascus knives 40 years ago this year at the Knifemakers’ Guild...