TV and Movie Knives

KA-BAR Knives Featured on New History Channel Show

KA-BAR Knives will be featured on a new History Channel Show, What People Earn, Sunday, March 10. Highlighted on the show’s premier episode entitled “Beer, Knives & Football,” the 115-year-old manufacturer will star along with American brewer Samuel Adams. The March 10 issue of Parade Magazine will run a companion piece...

Viking “Ulfberht” Sword Stars on Nova Tonight

Watch Nova on PBS tonight as Ric Furrer takes you through the creation of the legendary Viking sword known as the “Ulfberht.”     Specializing in the forging/making of steel via the ancient methods, Furrer has conducted seminars and demonstrations on how to make steel from sand at a number of venues,...

Knives of The Expendables 2

Sylvester Stallone (top) holds the Gil Hibben Toothpick (second from top left, above) in a scene from The Expendables 2. Along with the modified version of Gil’s Alamo Bowie (top left, above), it is a carryover from the first film in the series, The Expendables. The Legion Fighter (fourth from top...

Vote For Your Favorite Expendables 2 Knife!

Sylvester Stallone’s Expendables 2 action blockbuster took the box office by storm this past weekend, in no small part thanks to the knives made for the movie by Blade Magazine Cutlery Hall-Of-Fame© member Gil Hibben.     All of which got us to thinking …     Which of Hibben’s knives in the...

Salute Conan’s Birthday With “Spirit of the Sword”

Celebrate Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 65th birthday today by reading about his Conan sword and other movie long blades in “Spirit of the Sword.”     Designed by Jody Samson, the Conan sword Schwarzenegger used in the 1982 blockbuster film captivated American movie audiences and set the stage for such subsequent film swords as...

Knifemaker: A New Role for Johnny Strong

As with all Johnny Strong knives, the Urban Assassins (top photo) are flat ground from CPM-S35V stainless and heat treated by Paul Bos Heat Treating. Overall lengths: 11.5 inches. (Katie Summers photo) Johnny Strong’s latest movie Sinners and Saints (second photo from top) debuted in January. (Photo: Mark Rutledge; Poster: Dave...

The Iron Mistress on TCM Today

The movie that inspired many legendary custom knifemakers to grind and/or forge their first blade, The Iron Mistress, will air on Turner Classic Movie Channel at 8 p.m. EST today. Starring Alan Ladd as frontier hero James Bowie, the movie is about Bowie’s early years before he went on to die...