Jared Oeser: A Tradition of Innovation

April 7, 2021

Jared Oeser has quickly amassed a dedicated following of collectors and enthusiasts. Now, with the launch of the Benchmade 601 Tengu Flipper and 602 Tengu Tool, Jared Oeser has stepped into the world of production knife collaborations…

Blade Steel 101: Get to Know Your Benchmade Blade

January 8, 2021

Originally used by alchemists to describe the process of extracting metals from rocks and minerals, the term Metallurgy encompasses a host of science and engineering disciplines which study, test, and create new metal alloys. In the knife world, “blade steel” refers to a constantly-expanding list of materials that each have unique chemical and physical properties […]

The Wild Life: Chelsea Cassens On Our Public Lands

September 26, 2020

My personal passion for public lands comes from the generations that preceded me, who exposed me to the beauty of the outdoors and built memories of love, peace, and tranquility. They taught me the importance of having a voice, and to advocate for what is important to me.

HUNT Collection: Making The Best Even Better

July 24, 2020

Benchmade’s Hunt collection has steadily grown since its official inception in 2014, with a mixture of folders and fixed blades meticulously engineered to excel in harsh environments. While these knives are a far cry from the ones most of us grew up using, Benchmade wouldn’t be a world class manufacturer if we settled for “good enough”