Heller…a name frequently heard after the Supreme Court decision. There is some evidence in Heller itself that the 2nd Amendment extends beyond simply firearms to include other weapons ‘typically possessed by law-abiding citizens for lawful purposes.’” Learn more in our monthly series Know Your Knife Laws, graciously published by Knife Magazine.
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With the 2023 Blade Show over and done, here’s a look at some of the trends and developments we noticed while talking with exhibitors, members of the knife media, and visitors to the show, and a report on AKTI at the Blade Show.
An impressive seven American Knife and Tool Institute (AKTI) industry members took home awards from eleven categories in the “Factory Knife of the Year” competition held at the 2023 Blade Show in Atlanta.
Work Sharp® Sharpeners, the industry-leading manufacturer of knife and tool sharpeners, was honored with the 2023 Blade Show Accessory of the Year for the Professional Precision Adjust Knife Sharpener. Voted on and selected by a panel of industry professionals at the recently concluded show, Blade Magazine award submissions are judged on a number of factors, […]
When the American Knife and Tool Institute (AKTI) was initially formed in 1998, several of the knife industry’s leading brands quickly supported the start-up nonprofit. As AKTI marks its 25th anniversary this year, some of those early member knife brands – and a few more – are helping celebrate the milestone by donating several knives […]