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.

BLADE Show Week 2020: New CRKT Knives

Ryan Pedersen of CRKT showing a new knife!

We're continuing our BLADE Show Week celebration with some new goodies from CRKT. I sat down with Ryan Pedersen and he walked us through a few unveils, with a new model joining some updated classics. CRKT CEO Bamboo The one knife I...

BLADE Show Week 2020: New CJRB & Artisan Cutlery Knives

Russell Soffioto of ArtisanCutlery and CJRB showing a new knife!

Our BLADE Show Week celebration continues with an interview with Russell from Artisan Cutlery and their budget-oriented sister brand, CJRB. Find out more about the new models revealed, as well as some info on their new affordable powder-metallurgy steel, AR-RPM9 below. CJRB Ria

BLADE Show Week 2020: New Spyderco Knives

Eric Glesser of Spyderco showing the new Sprint Run Z-Wear Shaman

Even though the BLADE Show has officially been canceled, we are still celebrating THE premier knife gathering in the world by hanging out (virtually) with our favorite knife companies and checking out some new products. We had the pleasure of speaking with Eric Glesser himself from Spyderco, and he walked us through most of the Spyderco Reveal...

Combat/Tactical Knife & Gear Roundup: 7/20/2020

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Rike has an innovative flipper that we get to unveil this week. In addition to that, we've got a new tank of a folder from Halfbreed Blades, Cold Steel fixed blades inspired by fearsome historic blades, and more below. Rike Tulay Integral G10 Flipper

Survival/Outdoor Knife & Gear Roundup: 7-13-2020

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This week we have a great deal on a sturdy fixed blade from Benchmade, a new Limited Swiss Army Knife from Victorinox, and a bunch of new L.T. Wright fixed blades to take a look at. See all those and more below! L.T. Wright Handcrafted Fixed Blades

Independence Day Thoughts from KnifeCenter for 2020

Spyderco Paramilitary 2, Benchmade 940 Osborne, and Kershaw Bareknuckle on a black & white American flag.

Although we ship worldwide and are thrilled to have great relationships with many fantastic brands and even better people from many countries, the KnifeCenter is proudly based in the USA with our offices located in the heart of central Virginia. While we take the time to honor our country's birthday...

KnifeCenter Ranked in Newsweek’s Best Online Shops 2020

Newsweek has ranked KnifeCenter among the best online shops on the world wide web. We ranked 15th in the Household Goods category ahead of all our competitors in the knife industry. We are truly thankful for this recognition of being one of the best places to spend your money online. Thank you to all our loyal customers...

Survival/Outdoor Knife & Gear Roundup: 6-5-2020

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We've got a hotly anticipated new Swiss Army Knife to show you this week, along with some cool new L.T. Wright fixed blades, a Buck folder you may have forgotten about, and more after the jump! L.T. Wright Camp MUK Fixed Blades

Combat/Tactical Knife & Gear Roundup: 5/29/2020

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The masters of the integral frame lock, LionSteel, apply their expertise to an integral fixed blade, Spyderco updates a hard-working budget knife, and more in this weeks roundup. Read on for more! Spyderco Tenacious Folding Knives Don’t let the price tag of...

Father’s Day Gift Guide: Knife Ideas and More for 2020

Benchmade KnifeCenter Exclusive Battlewash Bugout, KnifeCenter Exclusive Red Alox Pioneer X Swiss Army Knife, and TuffWriter Precision Press Red Aluminum Pen on a desk with books and keyboard

Father’s Day is right around the corner so now is the perfect time to start thinking about the best gift ideas for your dad. Thank him right with one of these phenomenal EDC pocket knives, high-quality writing instruments, or premium shaving and grooming supplies. KnifeCenter Exclusive Red Alox Swiss Army...