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The Knife Junkie podcast is the place for knife newbies and experience knife collectors to learn more about knives and knife collecting and become true "knife junkies." Twice per week, Bob DeMarco talks knives and brings you special sections such as Knife Life News, pocket checks and more. In addition, your calls will be featured on the podcast -- just call The Knife Junkie Listener Line at 724-466-4487. And be sure to visit The Knife Junkie online at theknifejunkie.com

The Knife Junkie podcast is the place for knife newbies and experience knife collectors to learn more about knives and knife collecting and become true "knife junkies." Twice per week, Bob DeMarco talks knives and brings you special sections such as Knife Life News, pocket checks and more. In addition, your calls will be featured on the podcast -- just call The Knife Junkie Listener Line at 724-466-4487. And be sure to visit The Knife Junkie online at theknifejunkie.com

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United States

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The Knife Junkie podcast is the place for knife newbies and experience knife collectors to learn more about knives and knife collecting and become true "knife junkies." Twice per week, Bob DeMarco talks knives and brings you special sections such as Knife Life News, pocket checks and more. In addition, your calls will be featured on the podcast -- just call The Knife Junkie Listener Line at 724-466-4487. And be sure to visit The Knife Junkie online at theknifejunkie.com

Language:

English

Contact:

724-466-4467


Episodes

Chas Fisher, GM of Boker USA - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 354)

9/25/2022
Chas Fisher, General Manager of Boker USA, joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco on episode 354 of The Knife Junkie Podcast and discusses his background in knives and the outdoor gear arena, as well as why he's excited about what's going on at Boker. H.R. Boker Cutlery was formed in 1829 in Remscheid, Germany, and Boker Knives became a worldwide knife making company before the U.S. Civil War and made muskets and 18,000 sabers for the Union Army. Boker makes knives for every possible use for...

Duration:00:57:41

10 Best Bowie Knives - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 353)

9/21/2022
On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 353), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco highlights his 10 best Bowie knives, including the TOPS Prather War Bowie, BRK V-44 Bowie and the SOG Super Bowie among others. Find the list of all the knives shown in the show, and links to the knife life news stories, at https://theknifejunkie.com/353. Bob starts the show with his favorite comment of the week followed by his "pocket check" of knives -- the Off-Grid Knives Caiman...

Duration:01:02:03

Matt Marken, TriStar Knives - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 352)

9/18/2022
Matt Marken of TriStar Knives joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco on episode 352 of The Knife Junkie Podcast (https://theknifejunkie.com/352). Marken is a knife maker based in Northeast Tennessee who owns and operates TriStar Knives. Specializing in EDC fixed blades, neck knives, and hunting knives, TriStar provides high quality custom blades for a lifetime of use. TriStar knives are crafted with the owner's tastes and custom elements in mind and are intended to be passed down to...

Duration:01:01:01

10 Great Daggers - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 351)

9/14/2022
On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 351), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco highlights 10 great daggers, including the Spartan Harsey Dagger, Randall Made #2-7 Combat Stiletto, several daggers from Cold Steel and more. Find the list of all the knives shown in the show, and links to the knife life news stories, at https://theknifejunkie.com/351. Bob starts the show with his favorite comment of the week followed by his "pocket check" of knives -- the Emerson...

Duration:00:59:42

Joe Flowers, Bushcraft Global - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 350)

9/11/2022
Joe Flowers, owner of Bushcraft Global, joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco on episode 350 of The Knife Junkie Podcast (https://theknifejunkie.com/350). An avid outdoorsman and instructor, Joe is based out of the mountains of North Carolina, yet his ventures take him all around the world searching for animals, and learning primitive and survival skills. Joe has always had a love for cutting tools and their use outside, and he began writing for Tactical Knives magazine, as well as Self...

Duration:01:01:48

My Cold Steel Fixed Blade Collection - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 349)

9/7/2022
On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 349), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco shows off his Cold Steel fixed blade collection, including the Master Tanto, Kobun, Culloden and more. Find the list of all the knives shown in the show, and links to knife news stories, at https://theknifejunkie.com/349. Bob starts the show with his favorite comment of the week followed by his "pocket check" of knives -- the Heretic Manticore X, Lionsteel Gitano, Hogtooth EDC...

Duration:01:06:07

Ian Pickarski, CMF Metalworks - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 348)

9/4/2022
CMF Metalworks' Ian Pickarski joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco on episode 348 of The Knife Junkie Podcast. A “PHD-level Redneck Engineer” -- a moniker given to him by one of his Facebook group admins -- Ian specializes in high performance folders using high-end and exotic materials. CMF Metalworks now has a production knife called the Print, made by Reate, in addition to his customs, the Icarus, Paladin, Crusade, Mistress/R, Elkin, Omega and Daedalus. Ian also offers an all-USA made...

Duration:00:58:19

Drop Points That Have Won My Heart - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 347)

8/31/2022
On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 347), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco looks at a baker's dozen drop point knives that have won his heart, including the Finch Knives Buffalo Tooth, Civivi Praxis, Bestech Ornetta and more. Find the list of all the knives shown in the show, and links to knife news stories, at https://theknifejunkie.com/347. Bob starts the show with his favorite comment of the week followed by his "pocket check" of knives -- the...

John Rusk, EMP EDC - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 346)

8/28/2022
John Rusk of EMP EDC [Every Man's Pocket (EMP) Everyday Carry (EDC)], joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco on episode 346 of The Knife Junkie Podcast. Find show notes and links mentioned in this episode at https://theknifejunkie.com/346. From collector to creator: John Rusk and EMPEDC aim to put the most robust and appealing Everyday Carry (EDC) gear in Every Man's Pocket (EMP), hence EMP EDC. Less than two years ago EMP EDC was formed around John's passion for EDC gear, with the help of...

Duration:01:02:46

A Survey of Slip Joint Knife Patterns - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 345)

8/24/2022
On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 345), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco surveys slip joint knife patterns, such as the Trapper, Boy's Knife, Gunstock, Sodbuster, Camp/Scout, Peanut and more. Find the list of all the knives (and slip joint patterns) shown in the show, and links to Knife Life news stories, at https://theknifejunkie.com/345. Bob starts the show with his favorite comment of the week followed by his "pocket check" of knives -- the ZT...

Duration:01:03:43

Master Bladesmith Murray Carter of Carter Cutlery - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 344)

8/21/2022
Murray Carter, 17th Generation Yashimoto Bladesmith and Master Bladesmith of Carter Cutlery, joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco on episode 344 of The Knife Junkie Podcast. Find show notes and links mentioned in this episode at https://theknifejunkie.com/344. Carter has had a fascination with knives since he was a young boy. Why some blades cut and others did not was a mystery he felt compelled to unravel. At 15, Murray met a Karate instructor that would stoke a lifelong love of all things...

Duration:01:01:59

10 Totally Unique Folders - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 343)

8/17/2022
On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 343), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco looks at 10 totally unique folders, including the Two Sun TS 336, the Vosteed Nightshade, and the Off-Grid Knives Raptor. Find the list of all the knives shown in the show, and links to knife news stories, at https://theknifejunkie.com/343. Bob starts the show with his favorite comment of the week followed by his "pocket check" of knives -- the MBK Turbo, Jack Wolf Knives Laidback...

Duration:00:57:07

James Williams, Williams Blade Design - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 342)

8/14/2022
James Williams, Williams Blade Design, joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco on episode 342 of The Knife Junkie Podcast. Find show notes and links mentioned in this episode at https://theknifejunkie.com/342. Williams is the President of Bugei Trading Company, Inc. He has been studying martial arts since 1960 and teaching since 1975. He has trained, competed and taught a number of different martial disciplines: Japanese, Okinawan, Chinese, Filippino as well as the Brazilian system of Jujitsu...

Duration:01:00:31

Favorite Knife Designers: High-End and Low End Designs - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 341)

8/10/2022
On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 341), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco looks at his favorite knife designers, with both a high-end and low end knife designs, including Ernest Emerson, Bill Harsey Jr., Kmaxrom (Jonathan Renauldin), Les George, Dirk Pinkerton, and Andrew Demko. Find the list of all the knives shown in the show notes for this episode at https://theknifejunkie.com/341. Bob starts the show with his favorite comment of the week followed by...

Duration:00:58:19

Dave Everett, This Old Sword Blade Reviews - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 340)

8/7/2022
Dave Everett of This Old Sword Blade Reviews on YouTube and Instagram joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco on episode 340 of The Knife Junkie Podcast (https://theknifejunkie.com/340). Everett has been involved in knife collecting since his days in photography school on the West Coast, c1970. He currently offers blade reviews and knife shorts on YouTube through his channel, “This Old Sword Blade Reviews.” He has an enviable and large collection, which grows by the week. For instance his...

Duration:01:02:46

10 Best Folders for First-Time Knife Owners - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 339)

8/3/2022
On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 339), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco looks at the 10 best folders for first-time knife owners, including the Buck 110, QSP Penguin, the Civivi Elementum, and the Off-Grid Knives Enforcer. Find the list of all the knives shown in the show notes for this episode at https://theknifejunkie.com/339. Bob starts the show with his favorite comment of the week followed by his "pocket check" of knives -- the Heretic Manticore...

Duration:00:59:10

Doug Ritter, Knife Rights - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 338)

7/31/2022
Doug Ritter of Knife Rights (https://kniferights.org) joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco on episode 338 of The Knife Junkie Podcast (https://theknifejunkie.com/338). Ritter founded Knife Rights, a nonprofit organization, in 2006 to forge a "Sharper Future for all Americans"™ by rewriting knife law in America. So far, 34 bills repealing knife bans in 23 states since 2010! He also is an award-winning journalist and founder of Equipped To Survive with over 30 years of experience reviewing...

Duration:00:59:57

Favorite Folders from Favorite Brands - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 337)

7/27/2022
On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 337), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco looks at his favorite folders from his favorite brands, including the Hinderer XM-24 Wharncliffe, Off-Grid Knives Black Mamba V2, and Civivi Praxis. The kicker is that he must have at least four knives from each brand in a sub-collection. Find the list of all the knives shown in the show notes for this episode at https://theknifejunkie.com/337. Bob starts the show with his "pocket...

Duration:00:53:47

Dan Eastland, Dogwood Custom Knives - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 336)

7/24/2022
Dan Eastland of Dogwood Custom Knives joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco on episode 336 of The Knife Junkie Podcast. Find show notes and links for this episode at https://theknifejunkie.com/336. Before starting Dogwood Custom Knives, Dan spent time as a landscaper, a U.S. Army Infantryman, a carpenter, furniture maker and outdoorsman... all requiring a variety of blades. As a stay-at-home dad, a friend and Dan's wife conspired to get him into woodworking to stave off madness. Years...

Duration:01:00:29

10 Meanest Fixed Blades - The Knife Junkie Podcast (Episode 335)

7/20/2022
On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 335), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco looks at what he considers are his 10 meanest fixed blade knives, including the Spartan/Harsey Dagger, USMC Ka-Bar (WWII Reissue) and the Bark River Knives (BRK) Shining Mountain Bowie. Find the list of all the knives shown in the show notes for this episode at https://theknifejunkie.com/335. Bob starts the show with his "pocket check" of knives -- the Off-Grid Caimen XL, a Jack...

Duration:01:07:15