Blade Show 2014: CRKT Chop Fest.

About a month shy of the Blade Show I received an email from Ben at CRKT. It was an invitation to a small gathering about a mile from the convention site in the Chattahoochee National Recreation Area – a surprisingly nice Urban Wilderness in the heart of the Convention District. The gathering is called ” […]

A Different View of Blade Show 2014

In my post-show research, one thing I have noticed is the lack of “on the floor reporting” from the Blade Show. It makes me all the happier that TTAK was able to be there. It was a tremendous experience for me personally, and feel like we really advanced the football in growing the blog. I […]

Blade Show 2014: Day 3 Wrap-up

Blade Show 2014 is in the books, and I am back home. I have done nothing but eat, sleep, think, and blog knives for the past 3 days. So what do I do to unwind and clear my head? I ended up throwing knives in my shop while watching TV. Only slightly ironic.

Blade 2014: Day 2 Wrap-up

Day 2 is in the bag and I am whooped. The show is so big, and there is so much to see, I doubt I have looked at a third of it. But I can’t begin to quantify all that I have learned. As you all know, I am working hard to expand my knowledge base […]

Blade 2014: Day 2 Afternoon Update

It is hard to believe that it is already so late in the afternoon. Time is flying by. At least for me – sitting at a table talking about ones’ knives can get tiring for the makers I am sure. I have been on that side of the table as well at fishing shows. I […]

Blade Show 2014: First Impressions

I arrived in Atlanta about noon and headed straight to the show floor. Wow. The Blade Show is definitely overwhelming the first time you enter. Instead of focusing on any maker or knife off the bat, I figured it would be best to walk around a bit and simply try to take it all in.