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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 Knife & Gear Roundup: 12/07/2019

Combat & Tactical Knives & Gear Banner 12/07/2019

This weekend is your last chance to score some great Cyber Week deals at the KnifeCenter, including some great combat and tactical items. With discounts on big brands like Spyderco, Benchmade, Buck Knives, and more that don't come around too often, you won't want to wait too long to take advantage of the prices.

Survival/Outdoor “Cyber Monday” Knife & Gear Roundup: 11-30-2019

Outdoor & Survival Knives, Tools, & Gear: 11-30-2019

How about some early Cyber Monday deals for this week's roundup? Everything below is currently on sale at KnifeCenter.com for a limited time. Everything from classics like the Buck 110 and Marble's Woodcraft to new contenders like the Cold Steel AD-10 and the Ontario Bushcraft Machete and more. Buck 110...

Combat & Tactical Knife & Gear Roundup: 11/22/2019

Some cool new stuff this week, including the new Italian-made Reactor tactical folders from Maserin, the new Compound OTF from Hogue, sporting hybrid aluminum and G10 handle construction, plus a new karambit design, the Korbin, from our friends at RMJ Tactical. Maserin Reactor Tactical Flippers

8 Thanksgiving Kitchen Essentials, plus Carve Turkey the Right Way

If you want to impress this Thanksgiving, you can't leave anything to chance. Make sure you have the best kitchen knives and gear so you can concentrate on getting the cooking done. Here are 8 essential items to help you through the holiday, plus a demo on the best way to carve a turkey.

Survival & Outdoor Knife & Gear Roundup: 11-16-2019

Tons of cool stuff to show you this week! From a brand-new L.T. Wright, a special-edition Swiss Army Knife, a great deal on some CRKT Machetes, and more, there is something here for any bushcrafter, camper or hiker that needs a good blade. L.T. Wright Holy Bushman Bushcraft Knives

Combat/Tactical Knife & 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...