Clarifying Boy Scout knife policy…

“Today, though, BSA Health and Safety team lead Richard Bourlon announced a new knife policy that changes things a bit. For the first time in the organization’s history, the BSA is mandating a maximum blade length for knives used within Scouting. The magic number: 60 inches. The policy is effective beginning today, April 1, 2013. […]

Obscure Machete Martial-Art form

  I have been sitting on this for awhile. I am not entirely sure what to make of it. I do know there are many obscure martial arts like this one around the world. I also know that for many around around said world, a machete is about all a man can afford. What I […]

A reader tip on an $80 American-made fixed blade

Reader “Cmeat” is one of our most regular commentors, especially when he has an amusing caption or opinion to share. He is definitely the reader who most frequently makes me laugh out loud. He writes: “Knife porn sends me chasing rabbits, to paraphrase your description. Perhaps your readers might be interested in a mid- tech […]

Nightly Knife Porn: #FixedBladeFriday edition

Some Essentials for this #fixedbladefriday …… A killer new copper ring made for me by @haydenarban , my favorite copper comb and hank made by @minutemanfab , a sick combination of materials on that dandy fixed blade made by @c.r.marquis.knives and he beard oil that I've been using for years made by @westwardmengroomingco in the […]

More Christmas in July

Imagine you are being chased by an evil queen who has cast a spell that keeps the entire realm in perpetual ice. Imagine a little more that you are a kid in this world where it is “always winter and never Christmas” . . . and then Santa shows up! What I just described happens […]