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CRKT Achi and Akari

Columbia River Knife & Tool dispatched two new Lucas Burnley-designed fixed blade knives to Las Vegas for SHOT Show 2015.  The upper knife is called the Achi and the lower knife is the Akari.  Both knives have the same interesting … Continue reading

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CRKT Terzuola BT-70 folding knife

This is my favorite folding knife of SHOT Show 2015.  Bob Terzuola, a founding father of the tactical knife, has joined with Columbia River Knife and Tool to make what is essentially a version of his iconic Advanced Tactical Combat … Continue reading

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New CRKT Flavio Ikoma Fossil

Flavio Ikoma is a Brazilian knifemaker that, to my eye, is able to balance mechanical with biological styling cues.  There is an unmistakable flow to his work in lines and in texture.  His new design collaboration with Columbia River Knife … Continue reading

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CRKT Alan Folts S.P.E.W. Fixed Blade Knife

Custom knifemaker Alan Folts began his career crafting art knives in the mid-1990’s.  He won awards for his edgy visions.  Of late, Mr. Folts has been collaborating with Columbia River Knife and Tool to make production versions of two of his custom … Continue reading

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CRKT Otanashi noh Ken Review

The Sword of Silence.  Columbia River Knife and Tool designer James Williams states it is the Japanese translation of Otanashi noh Ken, the name of CRKT’s new folder.  With its large 4.6″ tanto blade in Osoraku style, the Otanashi noh Ken … Continue reading

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CRKT Heiho aka Hissatsu 2 Review

I wrote my last article about a knife with a Japanese-influenced design.  Let’s do another.  Columbia River Knife and Tool has produced a line of knives, envisioned by noted martial arts instructor James Williams, that deeply bow to the Land … Continue reading

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