BLADE's Best Custom Knives by Blade Editors

By Blade Editors

This number of articles marks the fortieth anniversary of BLADE. half one covers the years 1973-1988 half , 1989-2000 and half 3, 2001-2012.

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L. Williams Shoreline kick-stop flipper Stark: “A marvel of simplicity, the kick-stop mechanism has really raised the bar for the tactical flipper. The short throw of the flipping action along with the hidden flipper tab once the blade is deployed is quite an accomplishment. ” Darrel Ralph Gun Hammer Ostroff: “For 10 years now, the Gun Hammer flipper folder has been Darrel’s signature model. It is made in a variety of sizes and blade shapes, and the handle never changes—whether the tactical custom version that debuted in the $600 range to the high-end all-damascus with ivory and or pearl at over $3,000—the basic design has not changed.

The ones who answered our query are purveyor Dave Hodge of Miami Nice Knife; knife retailer/purveyor Dan Delavan of Plaza Cutlery knife store; long-time custom knife photographers Eric Eggly of Point Seven and Chuck Ward; purveyor Larry Brahms of Blade Art, who also coordinates the Usual Suspect Network/G4 knife show; knifemaker/BLADE field editor Kim Breed; and knife collector and bladesmith Roger Pinnock. We sent them a list of top knives and asked them to select and rank five or 10 knives from it.

Chapter 3 Best Custom Knives 2001-2012 BLADE’s first 40 years witnessed the world’s finest custom knives, and the final chapter identifies the top ones from the years 2001-2012. The first chapter outlined the leading ones from 1973-88, and the second covered those from 1989-2000. We polled a number of seasoned custom knife authorities who experienced and observed all or important parts of the time in question. com; Don Guild of Guild Knives; Neil Ostroff of True North Knives; Les Robertson of Robertson’s Custom Cutlery; Paul Shindler of Knife Legends; Dave Stark of Steel Addiction Custom Knives; and collectors Kevin Jones and Peter Gill.

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