W.R. Case & Sons, known best for their classy traditional folders, now has two fast-opening flipper blades that are built tough for the challenges of everyday carry. The Marilla and Kinzua are good bets to compete with other American-made knives in their price range.
The Bowie knife was a go-to, up-close-and-personal weapon in the 1800’s. These days, the Bowie lives on as collectible works of art from some of the top custom makers. Some of these ornate blades even have bits of history embedded in them.
If you like handmade knives built for hard use, you will love Vehement Knives. These knives look good enough to display, but you’ll want to carry and use them for their intended purposes. Here Jim Cobb takes you on a factory tour and shows you some of Vehement’s best blades.
The Max Franklin Utility Knife from Woody’s Handmade Cutlery is a stylish, wood-handled fixed blade with Damascus steel and it’s proving to be a great choice as a trail knife or for EDC. This knife fits the hand well and looks sharp too.