Boker Knives: A Brief History

Boker Knives: A Brief History

Dating back to the 17th century, Boker has been one of the world’s top producers of knives and cutlery. Their rich history and quality products are what makes them stand out from other brands in the knife industry. Read on to learn more about Boker and the amazing knives they produce! Boker: Then The iconic […]

Boker Burnley Kihon Auto

Boker Burnley Kihon Auto

We are excited to announce the arrival of the Boker Burnley Kihon Auto! Kihon is a no-nonsense push-button automatic knife with all the right features. The knife gets its name from the Japanese word for ‘basics’ or ‘fundamentals.’ Design “The goal was to make Kihon a really simple everyday tactical knife,” Lucas Burnley said about […]

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,” […]

SHOT Show 2018, Day 1

SHOT Show 2018, Day 1

The day we’ve all been waiting for is here. Our team is in Vegas at “Knife Disneyland,” burning the midnight oil to bring you the best new knives and tools from our favorite manufacturers at SHOT Show 2018. Check it out. Zero Tolerance We’ve been itching to get our hands on the new ZT 2018 […]

2016 Blade HQ Black Friday Knife Sale: Top 7 Black Friday Knives!

2016 Blade HQ Black Friday Knife Sale: Top 7 Black Friday Knives!

Guys, it’s here.   The 2016 Blade HQ Black Friday Knife Sale! At about the same time you lay down on the couch to digest the four servings of mashed potatoes you’ve had, we will be kicking off our biggest knife sale yet. Set your alarm for 6 pm MST (that’s 8 pm Eastern, 7 […]

Most Iconic Knives: Historical and Brand-Specific

Most Iconic Knives: Historical and Brand-Specific

There are knives out there that have such great recognition that they have become iconic due to popularity or historical significance. In this post you’ll find a variety of iconic knives including knives that are iconic of specific brands. It’s honestly kind of hard to know where to draw the line as far as how many knives […]

Father’s Day: Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Dad

Father’s Day: Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Dad

Father’s Day is coming up fast! If you’re a procrastinator like me, then you probably haven’t bought the man a present yet. That’s okay though, because there’s still time to get him something stellar from Blade HQ for Father’s Day! If you need more suggestions than the one to get him something from Blade HQ, don’t worry; we’ve […]