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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.

KnifeCenter’s Best New Knives of 2019

With 2019 drawing to a close, we ask ourselves what was the best knife of the year? Turns out, that depends on how you slice it, as there were a ton of great new knives across a range of categories and price points. From pocket knives to kitchen cutlery to fixed blades, let's see what items walked...

Combat/Tactical Knife & Gear Roundup: 12/21/2019

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If you've been craving new Al Mar designs, then we've got your fix this week. Additionally, you won't want to miss the return of the ZT 0566, a cool new Emerson/Spyderco crossover, and more great tactical fixed blades and pocket knives. Nemesis Mar Private Reserve MPR-2 Flippers

Last-Minute Gift Ideas: Best Knives for Christmas 2019

Last Minute Gift Ideas for Christmas 2019

Still scrambling for gift ideas? We've got just the thing for you! With these great items in stock and ready to ship, the perfect gift for the knife fanatic in your life is only a few clicks away. Spyderco KnifeCenter Exclusive Pakkawood Folders

Survival/Outdoor Knife & Gear Roundup: 12-14-2019

Christmas is less than two weeks away, so with that in mind, this week's roundup features a bunch of items that would make great gifts or stocking stuffers. From handy pocket knives to survival kits to classic fixed blades and outdoor tools, there are a lot of great things to give this year.

Combat/Tactical Knife & Gear Roundup: 12/07/2019

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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.