Category Archives: Hunting

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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Before there was L.T. Wright Handcrafted Knives…

It’s always interesting to trace the paths of the knifemakers we admire. Many of them honed their skills on other blades before producing the brands they’re associated with today. Not so long ago, L.T. Wright was half of Ohio-based Blind Horse Knives, which … Continue reading

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Fiddeback Forge: Beauty meets function

Every time we get another batch of Fiddleback Forge knives, Andy Roy’s hand-forged work impresses us more. Few knifemakers produce tools that so successfully combine performance, comfort and beauty. (By the way, we just republished an interview with Andy Roy that … Continue reading

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Bark River Springbok (a different view)

Here’s the flip-side of the Bark River Springbok, for those of you whose desktops prefer a different orientation. (Our earlier Springbok wallpaper is here.)

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Bark River Camp & Trail — once more, with pizzazz

Maybe you like that Bark River Camp & Trail we posted earlier this week, but you fancy something, well, fancier than Micarta. Here you go — this one is handled in Desert Ironwood burl, adorned with red liners and mosaic pins. … Continue reading

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Bark River Camp & Trail

We’ve heard the Bark River Camp & Trail referred to as “a better Gameskeeper,” and we’d be hard-pressed to dispute that. In fact, our reviewer called it “a perfect knife.”

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Bark River Springbok

The Springbok is a spectacular hunting knife that crosses over to general field tasks with ease, the first of Jim Stewart’s designs to bear the Bark River name. Check out a great review of the Springbok here.

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Knives are about artistry: Alan Warren

Alan Warren is one of our favorite knife makers, a true artist. I love watching his ideas go from a rough sketch to a finished masterpiece. He used beautiful mammoth ivory on this piece. Honestly, I don’t know anyone who makes a … Continue reading

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