Monthly Archives: April 2015

Arno Bernard ‘Gecko’

One of the great things about Arno Bernard Knives — other than the fact that they’re fabulous, high-quality cutting tools — is that almost every one has a cool story behind it, usually having to do with the unconventional handle … Continue reading

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Northwoods Willamette Whittler, in Cocobolo

The new Willamette Whittler is everything we’ve hoped for from the Northwoods Knives brand. Its quality is top-shelf and, for those of us who love traditional slipjoint pocketknives, its design makes it an ideal everyday-carry companion. This particular knife is … Continue reading

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Spartan Blades ‘Harsey Hunter’

Some of us are old enough to remember when our warriors returned from battle, embraced by a grateful nation, with a trusty Ka-Bar combat knife tucked into their duffel. Once stateside, that knife wasn’t put on display — it was … Continue reading

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Three Sisters Forge ‘Gorgon’

A knife isn’t a knife without a blade, of course, but sometimes we find real beauty in the details at the other end of an edged tool. Obviously, this “Gorgon” folder (First Edition shown here) from Three Sisters Forge is all business. … Continue reading

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Spyderco Dragonfly in Purple FRN

There’s no denying it — over the years Spyderco has made some unusual-looking knives. They work, though, and the company’s innovation has shaped the folding-knife industry we know today. This edition of KnifeWallpaper features a relatively “ordinary” Spydie — the oh-so-handy Dragonfly, scaled … Continue reading

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Bark River Adventurer Neck Knife

If you look at this knife and see an uncanny resemblance to the Carter Cutlery “Perfect” we posted last week, that’s not a coincidence. The Adventurer Neck Knife is Bark River Knives‘ take on Murray Carter’s design. It’s proven popular … Continue reading

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Great Eastern Cutlery #38 Tidioute ‘John Chapman’

Here’s a new GEC, one we’re pretty sure you haven’t seen before — the #38 Tidioute “John Chapman.” We just got a shipment from Great Eastern Cutlery’s inaugural production of this profile, and we must say we’re impressed. It features … Continue reading

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Murray Carter’s ‘Perfect’ Neck Knife

There’s truly nothing like the artistry of the forge, and few bladesmiths produce knives rivaling the work of Murray Carter. This is one of Murray’s classic handcrafted neck knives, a model he calls the “Perfect.” The handles are stabilized hardwood and burl, with white … Continue reading

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Every great knife needs proper pants

Often we spend so much time ogling knives that we miss the importance — and the beauty — of a great sheath. Today’s wallpaper aims to correct that oversight. For the record, Kydex is fine but leather is better. Oh, a … Continue reading

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Great Eastern Cutlery #38 Northfield Grinling Whittler

This beautiful #38 Grinling Whittler is covered in Sambar stag. It’s warm in the hand and sharp as all get-out. Great Eastern Cutlery is making modern classic slipjoints. You can see a great review of this knife by survival instructor Kevin … Continue reading

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