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Tactical Knife: Definitions and Origin

Exactly what constitutes a tactical knife has been addressed in BLADE®, other knife magazines—one of which was even called Tactical Knives—KnifeForums and other knife discussion forums, social media, books, the national media and elsewhere. Some originally described it, and still do, as a folding or fixed-blade knife with a non-glare blade and black synthetic...

Keep your edge with the Work Sharp Guided Sharpening System.

Keep Your Edge with the Work Sharp Guided Sharpening System

Next to a knife on their wish list, knife owners and collectors are typically on the hunt for one thing — a superior sharpening system. Finding the right solution to handle a wide spectrum of blade styles, grinds and material is more difficult than it sounds. As most knife aficionados know, what draws a...

Ivory Ban Worsens Plight Of The Poor

Wildlife administrators in Zimbabwe are asking the U.S. government to lift the ban on ivory imports from the southern African nation immediately due to concerns over how it is worsening the plight of poor Zimbabweans and also other animal species. Elephant hunting contributes more than $14 million a year to Zimbabwe’s economy, and “not...

The 2013 BLADE Show will announce the 50th inductee into the BLADE Magazine Cutlery Hall Of Fame. (Mike Carter photo)

BLADE Show: Who’ll Be the 50th Hall-Of-Fame Inductee?

Who will be the 50th inductee into the BLADE Magazine (www.blademag.com) Cutlery Hall Of Fame at this week’s BLADE Show & Living Ready Expo (www.bladeshow.com)? Find out when the world’s biggest and most important knife show begins Thursday, May 31, and runs through Sunday, June 2, at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta. While...