New for 2018: The Benchmade 200 Puukko

Two of my favorite things begin with the letters B and P. That could very well be beer and peanut butter, but in this case its Benchmade and puukko; two words I never really imagined I’d be saying in the same sentence. I’ve carried a lot of Benchmades over the years, both casually and professionally, […]

Best Made / Chris Reeve Knives collaborate with first-of-its-kind handle material

Everyone knows that spider-silk is some crazy-strong stuff. Apparently there is a company, Bolt Threads, that has managed to produce a really close synthetic version, through process I will leave to Gear Patrol to describe: Making synthetic spider silk involves several simple ingredients and very meticulous science. Sugar, water, and yeast cells infused with spider DNA […]