The Rubato 2 Gives Oknife Some Hard Use Street Cred

The Oknife Rubato 2 is available with aluminum or Micarta handle scales.

OKnife’s New Pocket Folder is Ready for the Jobsite or the Campsite. Specifications Overall Length: 7.15″ Blade Length: 2.93″ Blade Material: 154CM Handle Material Aluminum or Micarta Locking Mechanism: Stable Lock Blade Style: Sheepsfoot Opening Method: Thumb stud Oknife’s latest release fills one of the few gaps in their product line-up. The Rubato 2 is …

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Woox Stays Active in the Knife World With The Release of the Pure.

The pure pocket knife is the most recent release from Woox.

Woox Throws Their Hat Into the Gentleman’s Carry Ring With This Lightweight Folder Woox has established a name for itself in the custom gun stock and chassis business, but they jumped into knife manufacturing a few years back with the release of the Leggenda liner lock folder followed by the Rock 62 and Bad Boy …

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CRKT Cooks Up a New Veteran-Designed Flipper

The CRKT Taco Viper is the latest knife design from CRKT's Forged by War series.

The Taco Viper is a big-handled, lightweight folder with assisted open action. It was designed for packing light and cutting static lines, but it carries easily enough in the pocket to go around as a hard-use EDC. The 4.22 inch stonewash blade features 1.4116 steel, a tough stainless steel that’s easy to clean up in …

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Cangshan Will Soon Have American Made Product Lines

Cangshan Cutlery is building a new factory in Texas.

Kitchen Knife Manufacturer Cangshan Cutlery is Building a New Factory in Leander, Texas. This is a huge move for Cangshan, which had been manufacturing exclusively in Yongjiang, China up to this point, with an international headquarters in Chino, California. This both signals Cangshan’s expansion into US manufacturing, and closing up their operations in California. The …

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Revo Breaks Into Multitools With The Duo

The Revo Duo Multi=tool with both blades open to show its functionality.

The Revo Duo Can Handle Beer Bottles or Regular Knife Stuff Revo popped into Blade Show West with their first ever multi-tool. The Duo is a hefty little thing with a 9Cr18MoV steel blade and a toolbar set into the body. The tool bar includes a slotted drive at the end and a prong that …

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The Off-Grid Alpha-Dog is Now Available in Coyote Tan

The Off-Grid Alpha-Dog is now available with coyote brown handle scales and a graywash blade.

Off-Grid’s Popular Fixed Blade Beast Gets a New Look Overall Length: 9.75″ Blade Length: 4.5″ Handle Length: 5.25 Blade Thickness: .19″ (5mm) Blade Material: Cryo D2 Blade Grind: Flat Handle Material: G10 Sheath: Kydex The Off-Grid Alpha-Dog is a ton of fun. This knife found a cult following when it was initially released a few …

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Vosteed Thunderbird Available for Preorder

The Vosteed Thunderbird pocket knife in the open and closed posittion.

Vosteed’s Latest Folder is a Lightweight, Tactical EDC With A Push Button Lock and a Unique Look. Overall Length: 8.2″ Blade Length: 3.48″ Handle Length: 4.72″ Weight: 3.77oz Blade Material: S35VN Handle Material: G-10 Opening mechanism: Flipper, front flipper and thumbhole Blade Grind: Compound hollow Lock Type: Trek Lock (patent pending button lock) Carry Position: …

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Blade Show West 2022 Recap and News

The Salt Flats with Schenk Knives outside of Salt Lake City after Blade Show West 2022

Playing with Sharp Things in Salt Lake City We took a desert trek over to Utah this weekend to go to our first Blade Show West event. We missed the first three because we were either too drunk, too poor, or just didn’t want to go to southern California. The Salt Flats seemed a lot more appealing …

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Our Quick Hang Out at Forged to Table Sacramento

Neil Kamimura hammering a kitchen knife during the live forging session at Forged To Table 2022.

Northern California’s First Kitchen Centric Custom Knife Show This was the second of what will hopefully be many Forged to Table events put on by knifemakers Neil Kamimura and Mareko Maumasi. It was organized locally by Gabrielle Crocker of Crocker Cutlery, a sharpener and eagle-eyed purveyor of custom knives, and hosted at A Space in …

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