Tag Archives: Boker Knives

New Knives Presented by Boker USA

Boker USA has announced two new knives at the opening of SHOT Show 2016.  The first is a flat-ground framelock folder.  This could be called an “art knife” from Jens Ansø, with its anodized and accented titanium handles, but it … Continue reading

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Böker Tirpitz Knife

Böker’s Tirpitz folding knife literally contains an interesting bit of naval history.  The damascus of its blade has actual WWII German battleship Tirpitz steel folded into its layers.  I remember reading about this ship when I was a boy.  The … Continue reading

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Boker Kwaiken Large Thumb Disk

A year ago, I wrote a review of the Boker/Lucas Burnley folding Kwaiken.  One criticism I had written was that the thumb disk on the Kwaiken was too small, resulting in the knife being hard to open with one hand.  … Continue reading

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Boker Plus Sniper Bladeworks VLB

Sniper Bladeworks is a company founded by former law enforcement officer Lance Abernathy and veteran knifemaker Jody Muller.  I learned a secret when talking to the guys at their Blade Show booth:  most Sniper Bladeworks knives have names derived from … Continue reading

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DJ Urbanovsky’s Boker Plus Colubris

I somehow stumbled across knifemaker DJ Urbanovsky’s work on the Internet a few years ago.  DJ builds knives under the name American Kami, a kami being a Nepalese khukri maker.  It is out of his respect for their work that … Continue reading

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Boker Kwaiken Folding Knife Review

I have an affinity for knives and swords with Japanese-influenced blades.  A kwaiken is the traditional Japanese dagger carried by the samurai class.  Albuquerque knifemaker Lucas Burnley and Boker USA have collaborated to make this modern version of the Japanese … Continue reading

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