When I first reviewed the Hogue X1-Microflip, there was one thing keeping me from making a full-throated endorsement: the light button lock presented some safety issues. Good news is that Hogue had already initiated a revision to the knife, introducing a stronger spring and lower profile button to alleviate those issues. I’ve spent the last […]
Late in the summer of 2016 I sat down with one of the more successful knife designers of our modern era, none other than Ethan Becker, and recorded our conversation as we worked through our series of “5 From The Grinder” questions. This post has been a long time coming, and I have to apologize to […]
This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending Scott Gossman’s annual campout/gathering, Gosstoberfest, at his shop in Maryland. Amidst the mirth and merriment, Scott also set up a simple Bladesports course in order to perform a demo and to give attendees a chance to take a swing. I currently have a Competition Chopper on […]
By the time this post is live, I will be hanging out in the woods in northern Maryland at Scott Gossman’s annual get together, Gosstoberfest. With a name like that, you know that good beer and shennanigans will ensue. Among other activities, Scott is setting up his Bladesports tables for folks to have a go […]
I’ve long kept my kitchen knives in a knife block, despite many experts and knife junkies (accurately) decrying the practice as unsanitary. I’ve always made sure my blades are clean and dry before placing them back into the block, but nevertheless I’m sure it could use a thorough cleaning. Cue this handy article from Today. […]
I’ve been on a Kephart kick lately. Something about seeing one of the remaining two originals earlier this year has stuck with me. Let’s see what Instagram has on offer for us tonight!