Knife Madness 2022 Bracket Challenge

Knife Madness 2022 Bracket Challenge

Join the madness on our Instagram page! Cast your votes and help determine the winners! With all this talk of brackets, comparisons, and overall champions, we thought it would be fun to add knives to the madness! We’ve created five brackets: handle materials, steels, opening mechanisms, lock types, blade shapes, and blade finishes. Sales data […]

Knife Steel Snobbery: Pros & Cons

Knife Steel Snobbery: Pros & Cons

S90V, 440A, S35VN, 8Cr13MoV, D2, 154CM, AUS-8, Damascus, 1095, Bohler M390—when it comes to knife steel, there are enough options to make your head spin. Each type is a careful balance of iron with carbon and other elements, finely tuned to maximize specific characteristics. There is much debate as to which steels are the “best,” […]

The Best Zero Tolerance Pocket Knives

The Best Zero Tolerance Pocket Knives

Did you know that Zero Tolerance Knives has only been around for a little over ten years? I know, it feels like we’ve been together so much longer than that. There’s something about a company that consistently produces knee-weakening, heart-throbbing, eye-poppingly beautiful knives that makes it hard for you to imagine ever living life without […]

SHOT Show 2018, Day 3

SHOT Show 2018, Day 3

“Like a kid in a candy store.” 1. Definition (expr.): feeling as though all of one’s wishes are coming true; delighted because of the wonderful situation one is in; extremely happy because of all the good things that are happening. Examples: “John is a big time knife fan. He’s loved knives since he was a […]

SHOT Show 2018, Day 2

SHOT Show 2018, Day 2

Day two of SHOT Show 2018 dawned bright and early, with the promise of glinting steel, beautiful lines, and silky smooth action in the air. Our team hit the floor and got busy, visiting with all the best and brightest in the industry so that you, dear reader, could share in the feast. Behold, Blade […]

Best Knives of 2017

Best Knives of 2017

The year is drawing to a close, and it’s been a good one for the blade world. If you’re a fan of sharp and pointy things, you’re probably aware of the coolest knives introduced in 2017—but there were also a few oldies that continued to dominate despite all the hype surrounding new releases. Whether you’re […]

What Makes a Timeless Kershaw Knife?

What Makes a Timeless Kershaw Knife?

What’s the equation for building a timeless knife? Functional, long lasting, comfortable but aesthetically pleasing. These are definitely all factors. But it takes the right ingredients, the right price, and some luck to make it timeless. Buried somewhere deep in the vaults of Kershaw Headquarters they have that secret formula (probably scratched on a napkin or sticky […]