Blade Show 2013: Swedes Steel the Show

The Blade Show isn’t just about wanton knife buying—although God knows there’s plenty of that going down. Cobb’s crowded with companies hawking everything a knife maker needs to make the edged works of art that hoover up the endless amount of cash flowing from visitors’ pockets. Swedish/Austrian steel maker Bohler Uddeholm snagged a corner booth […]

Schrade Demos Assisted Opening Vipers

Glad to see Schrade’s third gen Vipers at the Blade Show. The side-releasing version comes in three sizes fashioned from 4034 Stainless Steel. My only complaint: the safety (as always) and the fact that you end up with your finger in the hole after the blade’s made the scene. I prefer the 8.75″ (total length) […]

Blade Show 2013 Begins And I’m Feeling Punk

Is the 2013 Blade Show overwhelming? Only in the Charlize Theron sense of the word. In fact, I’ve been running my credit card under a water fountain for the last ten minutes, hoping to cool the damn thing down. Ever spent $2500 on a knife? Neither have I. But I have been tempted, Lord. That’s the […]