Lionsteel is one of those Italian knife companies from Maniago that you can simply not miss out on, when visiting IWA. They continuously get awards for their knife designs and have a strong following in the community. So it is even more interesting to see with what they come up with every year. Next to […]

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The company Extrema Ratio from Prato/Italy exhibits so many knives every year that it is hard to decide on what to photograph. Because next to the new knife designs there was also the rest of the whole line-up available at the show. Last year they introduced their collaboration with the Austrian Jagdkommando. This year they […]

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This was the fourth time of Rick Hinderer Knives at IWA, the second time with an own booth and you could get a decent look at the whole line-up. The knives have become much better available here in Europe and the fanbase is constantly growing. Next to all kind of different knives you could also […]

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The Reeve family was at the IWA show as every year, showcasing not only their regular line-up of excellent titanium framelock knives and fixed blades, but also various limited editions and unique graphique designs. The sheer beauty of these knives cannot be described and I think the quality is one of its kind as well. […]

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The Team of Kizlyar Supreme is coming to IWA for several years now and every year you find something new and interesting at their booth. By now all of their knives are produced completely in Russia again and you can see and feel the positive difference in quality immediately. Next to new knife designs they […]

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The semi-custom knives of Bark River are always a pleasure to see, own and use. Jenni from Klingenwelt was showcasing the newest additions to the line up and was at the show to answer any relevant questions. With all the high tech materials and designs it is always nice to see some old school blade […]

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For the second time (after some time), Microtech Knives was at IWA 2018 and showcased their excellent Out the Front knives (OTFs). Microtech is looking to expand into the European market, making their knives more available. I certainly hope they manage to do so, since I consider these knives among the best OTFs out there.

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I am currently processing hundreds of pictures, so bear with me. Starting my IWA 2018 galleries with Spartan Blades. Mark and Curtis are always a pleasure to catch up with and this year they had several new things to show. New knives like the Formido, the Hybris or the Kranos New limited Editions of the […]

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