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David C. Andersen

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David C. Andersen is Knife Center's resident writer, video star, and knife designer. He began his career in the knife industry as a writer for The Truth About Knives before launching Nordsmith Knives, channeling his passion for cutlery into new and original knife designs. He spends his days at the Knife Center exploring our warehouse looking for new and interesting things to share with our audience. His evenings with his wife are spent cooking, working on prototypes for new Nordsmith designs, and dreaming of his next camping trip.

Combat/Tactical Gear Roundup: 11/9/2019

We've got tons of cool tactical pocketknives and combat fixed blades to show you this week, including some nice budget options from Spyderco and CRKT, a new collaboration from Microtech and Bastinelli Creations, as well as SOG's new flagship folder and more.

The Best Case Pocket Knives

3 of the Best Case Knives

Today we're taking a look at some of our favorite Case knives of all time. When it comes to classic American pocket knives there is no company out there more closely tied with this tradition than Case. They're primarily known for their non-locking slipjoint pocket knives but they also make modern folders and even fixed blades as well. However, we're gonna focus on their best folding knives and we'll show you a few of their classic patterns to illustrate.

Best New Knives of August 2019

If there was a theme for August, it was this: updates and variants galore. We saw a number of new versions of classic models land on our shelves, including a couple of KnifeCenter exclusives. We’ve also selected some all-new pocket knives, custom work, and a couple of hard-working fixed blades. Read on to see our picks for...

Best New Knives of July 2019

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Being a knife fanatic, the KnifeCenter is a great place to work since there’s always something exciting coming through the door. This is the time of the month when we get to share with you the new releases that have us the most excited. These are the best new knives and gear to hit our shelves in...

Spyderco Endela Lightweight: Perfectly Sized EDC Folding Knife (Review)

Spyderco Endela

The Endura and Delica are two of Spyderco's most enduring models. Each is currently in their fourth generation and better than ever. Now joining this lineup is the brand-new Endela, which sits right between these two in terms of size. Not too big, and not too small, it perfectly bridges the gap to create a brand new...

Best New Knives of June 2019 at KnifeCenter.com

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It's that time of the month where we get to look back at the best new items that hit our shelves in the past few weeks, and there's a lot to get excited about. These are the best new knives (in no particular order) from June 2019! The Best Knives...

Best New Knives at BLADE Show 2019

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We are back from BLADE Show 2019 and we saw some really cool stuff while we were there. If you want to know the best knives and gear from the show we’ve broken it down for you. These are my personal favorites, in no particular order, from BLADE Show 2019.

Best Boker Plus Folding Knives You Can Buy in 2019

Best Boker Folding Knives

Boker is a company with a product range that is very wide. From their German made knives to the Argentinean made Arbolito knives and the more affordable Boker Plus brand, their products range from traditional fixed blade patterns, slipjoints, kitchen knives, multi-tools, tactical knives and more. It’s too much to cover in just one session so we're going to...

Spyderco Para 3 Lightweight Vs. Benchmade Bugout: Battle of the Slim EDC Folding Knives

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Today we're gonna be looking at two kings of the ultra-light pocket knife scene. The Benchmade Bugout versus the Spyderco Para 3 Lightweight. Despite the difference in price we can see these two knives being cross shopped very easily as they sport some of the same elements to appeal to folks looking for high-performance cutting in a package that...

The Best Victorinox Swiss Army Knives You Can Buy In 2019

Best Swiss Army Knives of 2019

I don't know about you, but when I was a kid, there was nothing cooler than a Swiss Army Knife. There's always been something just so appealing about having all those gadgets in a pocket knife form that even now when I'm older, never goes out of style. When people think of Swiss Army Knives, the image of the...