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

Daniel Winkler, Master Bladesmith and owner/partner of Winkler Knives, joins Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco on episode 356 of The Knife Junkie Podcast (https://theknifejunkie.com/356). Winkler knives and tomahawks have been made for and featured in many movies and TV series, like the Last of the Mohicans, Zero Dark Thirty, Suicide Squad and the Terminal List.


Daniel became fascinated with the history of Early America as a ch...

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On the mid-week supplemental episode of The Knife Junkie podcast (episode 355), Bob "The Knife Junkie" DeMarco unveils his list of the best EDC folders under 3.5 inches, including the Benchmade Bugout, Demko AD20.5 amd Spyderco Yojimbo 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/355.


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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 18,00...

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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.


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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 c...

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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.


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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 ...

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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"...

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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, Mi...

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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.


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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...

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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.


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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...

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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.


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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, Okina...

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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.


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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 a...

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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.


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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 fo...

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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 h...

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