Must-Have Italian Style Knives under $100

Must-Have Italian Style Knives under $100

Italian style knives are all about class. When you need to make the right impression, nothing will do like a classy Italian style knife. We’re going to break down all the best options, and here’s the really good news—every option comes in under $100. SKM AB 9″ Italian Stiletto Stag Automatic Knife $85 3.875″ bayonet […]

Automatic Knives Decoded: Boker to Benchmade

Automatic Knives Decoded: Boker to Benchmade

Who reigns supreme in the battle between manual and automatic knives? Manual knives are great—innovations like the thumb stud and Spydie hole have made deployment almost as fast as automatic knives. Almost is the key word! Push the trigger button on one of these autos and it will fire open like a crack of lightning. […]

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,” […]

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 […]