The Knife Junkie Podcast

The Knife Junkie Podcast

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

Episodes

June 16, 2021

On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 225), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco looks at his top 12 best looking modern folding knives. He also provides an update on the backyard duty of his new Newfoundland Ranger and how it fared in weekend de-vining efforts.

Bob starts the show with his pocket check -- the Krystal Aurora and the Kramer Voodoo -- and looks at the BGM Knives Custom Kwaiken an...

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Custom knife maker Ben Stark of Stark Creations joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" on episode 224 of The Knife Junkie Podcast. Stark's knife making career started when Ben was 15, through woodworking -- one of his grandfather's hobbies -- with the use of simple tools and online tutorials in both knife forums and YouTube. Ben's first knives were well received on Instagram so he decided to make his hobby a business and ...
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Custom knife maker Ben Stark of Stark Creations joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" on episode 224 of The Knife Junkie Podcast. Stark's knife making career started when Ben was 15, through woodworking -- one of his grandfather's hobbies -- with the use of simple tools and online tutorials in both knife forums and YouTube.

Ben's first knives were well received on Instagram so he decided to make his hobby a business and ...

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On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 223), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco shares some of his personal impressions from Blade Show 2021 in Atlanta, Ga., as well as showing off his Blade Show acquisitions -- and some others -- during his "State of the Collection." Bob starts the show with his pocket check -- the TRM Atom (with new scales he got at Blade) and the Kramer Voodoo -- an...
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On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 223), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco shares some of his personal impressions from Blade Show 2021 in Atlanta, Ga., as well as showing off his Blade Show acquisitions -- and some others -- during his "State of the Collection."

Bob starts the show with his pocket check -- the TRM Atom (with new scales he got at Blade) and the Kramer Voodoo -- an...

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Bob "The Knife Junkie" experienced his first Blade Show this weekend (June 4-6, 2021) and he discusses the experience on episode 222 of The Knife Junkie Podcast -- as well as highlighting his purchases! That's right. Bob thought he could go to the largest knife show in the world and come home empty handed. Ha!

The Knife Junkie also has several special interviews in this week's show -- from the Blade Show floor -- ju...

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Bob "The Knife Junkie" experienced his first Blade Show this weekend (June 4-6, 2021) and he discusses the experience on episode 222 of The Knife Junkie Podcast -- as well as highlighting his purchases! That's right. Bob thought he could go to the largest knife show in the world and come home empty handed. Ha! The Knife Junkie also has several special interviews in this week's show -- from the Blade Show floor -- ju...
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On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 221), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco looks at 8 great EDC folders and 2 favorite fixed blades for everyday carry. Bob opens the show with his pocket check for the day, including the Emerson Tiger and the Kansept Pelican.

Bob and Mrs. Knife Junkie also just celebrated an anniversary, so he showed off his anniversary dinner knife -- the GEC #65 Ben Hoga...

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On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 221), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco looks at 8 great EDC folders and 2 favorite fixed blades for everyday carry. Bob opens the show with his pocket check for the day, including the Emerson Tiger and the Kansept Pelican. Bob and Mrs. Knife Junkie also just celebrated an anniversary, so he showed off his anniversary dinner knife -- the GEC #65 Ben Hoga...
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May 30, 2021 59 min
Custom knife maker Eric Kramer of Kramer Custom Knives joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" on episode 220 of The Knife Junkie Podcast. Kramer, who has been making knives since 2005, turns out 100% freehand ground blades from his shop. And his sheaths are also custom molded kydex and hand stitched leather. Kramer makes fixed blades and folders that are meant to be used hard, and he also creates folding versions of some of the fixed...
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Custom knife maker Eric Kramer of Kramer Custom Knives joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" on episode 220 of The Knife Junkie Podcast. Kramer, who has been making knives since 2005, turns out 100% freehand ground blades from his shop. And his sheaths are also custom molded kydex and hand stitched leather.

Kramer makes fixed blades and folders that are meant to be used hard, and he also creates folding versions of some of the fixed...

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On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 219), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco looks at his top 10 unsung heroes for actual cutting chores, as well as his new Kramer Custom Knives Voodoo, a homemade "Road Warrior" shank and some kitchen knife repair in his "State of the Collection" segment.

In his pocket check, Bob has his Les George Knives VECP, a GEC #14 and the Kramer Voodo...

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On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 219), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco looks at his top 10 unsung heroes for actual cutting chores, as well as his new Kramer Custom Knives Voodoo, a homemade "Road Warrior" shank and some kitchen knife repair in his "State of the Collection" segment. In his pocket check, Bob has his Les George Knives VECP, a GEC #14 and the Kramer Voodo...
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My Top 10 Unsung Heroes for Actual Cutting Chores - The Knife Junkie Podcast Episode 219 On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 219), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco looks at his top 10 unsung heroes for actual cutting chores, as well as his new Kramer Custom Knives Voodoo, a homemade "Road Warrior" shank and some kitchen knife repair in his "State of the Collection" segment...
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My Top 10 Unsung Heroes for Actual Cutting Chores - The Knife Junkie Podcast Episode 219 On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 219), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco looks at his top 10 unsung heroes for actual cutting chores, as well as his new Kramer Custom Knives Voodoo, a homemade "Road Warrior" shank and some kitchen knife repair in his "State of the Collection" segment...
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Custom knife maker Chuck Gedraitis joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" on episode 218 of The Knife Junkie Podcast. Gedraitis got his first knife from his grandfather at 5 and was immediately hooked. He started in knife making by taking apart his mother's kitchen knives -- his parents thought there was something "wrong" with him.

Gedraitis has been making knives since he was 16 and is best known for his one-of-a-kind fo...

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Custom knife maker Chuck Gedraitis joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" on episode 218 of The Knife Junkie Podcast. Gedraitis got his first knife from his grandfather at 5 and was immediately hooked. He started in knife making by taking apart his mother's kitchen knives -- his parents thought there was something "wrong" with him. Gedraitis has been making knives since he was 16 and is best known for his one-of-a-kind fo...
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Custom Knife Maker Chuck Gedraitis - The Knife Junkie Podcast Episode 218 Knife maker Chuck Gedraitis joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" on episode 218 of The Knife Junkie Podcast. Gedraitis got his first knife from his grandfather when he was 5-years-old and was immediately hooked. He started in knife making by taking apart his mother's kitchen knives -- his parents thought there was something "wrong" with him. Gedr...
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Custom Knife Maker Chuck Gedraitis - The Knife Junkie Podcast Episode 218 Knife maker Chuck Gedraitis joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" on episode 218 of The Knife Junkie Podcast. Gedraitis got his first knife from his grandfather when he was 5-years-old and was immediately hooked. He started in knife making by taking apart his mother's kitchen knives -- his parents thought there was something "wrong" with him. Gedr...
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My Tanto Bladed Folders - The Knife Junkie Podcast Episode 217 On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 217), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco looks at his Tanto bladed folders, albeit not as big a collection as he had hoped (and wishes) for! In his pocket check, Bob has a MIcrotech LCC, Tangram Santa Fe and a small custom fixed blade oof unknown origin. And in the state of the collection, it...
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