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Seth Vietti

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After surviving a career in the music industry, Seth co-founded KnifeNews.com in 2015 to share his lifelong passion for knives with other enthusiasts online. There, his incisive coverage of knives, knife makers, and the knife industry caught the attention of the KnifeCenter, who recruited him to join their team in 2019. These days, in addition to his work here on the blog, he runs the KnifeCenter’s social media channels, where he is always happy to answer your cutlery questions.

New Knives of the Week – MAY 21st

Spyderco Siren folding knife, open

Read on for to see the best new knives that hit our shelves in the last week, including a hot new USA-made Spyderco, an impressive upgrade from Benchmade, a retooled version of one of the toughest hard-use knives in Cold Steel's catalog, and a charming oddity from Victorinox. Let’s take a closer look.

Knife Fight – Your Favorite Knife of April

Shirogorov Quantum folding knife on table, open

The dust has settled on this month's Knife Fight, and the people have chosen a new champ. Every month, we leave it to our followers on Instagram to crown a King of the Ring, the best new knife of the month, via a tournament. Eight knives enter; one knife leaves. Here's a recap of what went down:

New Knives of the Week – May 7th 2020

SOG FOlding Knives, open

This week, we received more than a few pleasant surprises, including a rare blade grind from Boker, a satisfying front flipper from Civivi, the ultimate Buck 110 Folding Hunter, and a total redesign of a cornerstone of SOG's lineup. Read on for a closer look! Boker Genios

New Knives of the Week – April 28

Shirogorov Quantum Folding Knife, open and unfolded

This week, we received new knives that push major brands in new directions, including a lightweight everyday carry folder from Medford Knife, an exotic-looking Shirogorov, and an update to a cult classic from Spyderco. Read on for an in-depth look at those and more! Medford Slim Praetorian

King of the Ring – Your Favorite Knife of April

Kershaw Dividend knife, open

Welcome, one and all, to the inaugural KnifeCenter Knife Fight! We talk a lot about our favorites here on the blog and elsewhere on social media, so we thought it was high time to hand that power over to the people. These are YOUR choices, as decided by commenters on our Instagram (@knifecenter).

New Knives of the Week – April 8th

Reate Iron folding knife, open

Curious to see the best new knives that hit our shelves this week? Then read on for our picks, including the re-launch of legendary brand Al Mar, an impressive new design from Reate, a utility knife on steroids from Cold Steel, and charming new fixed blades from L.T. Wright. Let's take a closer look.

Best Survival Knives – 2020

Three fixed blade survival knives laid out on a tabletop

There are certain requirements for a great survival knife that are ironclad: it must be reliable, it must be useful, and it must be easy to carry.

Best New Knives – March 2020, Week 3

WE Knives Kitefin, open

Interested to see the best new knives that hit our shelves this week? You've come to the right place. We've put together a list of all the standouts for the third week of March: an impressive selection of folding knives from WE Knife Co., Ontario, Kershaw, and Boker.

State of the KnifeCenter During Coronavirus

Handwritten letter on wooden desk

The KnifeCenter takes the safety of our employees and customers very seriously and we are following all recommended procedures from the CDC and our local governments to maintain proper cleanliness and safety precautions. All of our employees who are able to work from home are doing so and we are still open for business.

Best Hard Use Folding Knives 2020

Three folding knives, open, with the caption HARD USE KNIVES

Tired of trashing cheap pocket knives? This list is for you! These hard use knives are built to tackle jobs that might wreck weaker tools. If you want a pocket knife you can treat with impunity, here are our picks for the best options available in 2020: Cold Steel -...