BEYOND THE BENCH

Q&A with Steven Rinella: How to Raise an Outdoor Kid

December 12, 2018

Getting the young ones interested in the outdoors can be a daunting task. With adverse weather and conditions, keeping kids quiet, still, and engaged is easier said than done. MeatEater’s Steven Rinella provides insights regarding his own personal approach.

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Custom Knife Stories: From Our Hands To Yours

December 9, 2018

Beyond their inherent function, knives tell a story. From the adventures they’ve been a part of to the accomplishments they were intended to commemorate, knives are more than just a tool for many. For those seeking more than the standard factory options, our Custom Knife Builder has provided individuals with an opportunity to personalize some of our most popular designs…

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The Next Generation

November 1, 2018

Today Benchmade is pleased to announce that Jon deAsis, son of our Founder and CEO, Les de Asis, is assuming the role of President. Jon deAsis grew up with the Benchmade brand, spending his life learning the family business and preparing himself through various roles within and outside of the company…

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From Cutting Grass To Smashing Windows, This Cop’s Secret Weapon Isn’t What You’d Expect

September 19, 2018

An officer from Oregon tells us why his blade is a part of his uniform for reasons that aren’t simply sentimental

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Steven Rinella

July 29, 2018

Steven Rinella, host of MeatEater, avid outdoorsman, and conservationist, was introduced to hunting and fishing at young age.

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Meet The Family: Eladio Xep Choguaj

May 22, 2018

Eladio is part of a small team of tenured technicians responsible for the assembly of our Gold Class knives, and this is his story…

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Shane Sibert – Designer Story

April 1, 2018

Since 1994, Shane Sibert’s goal has been to design and handcraft unique and functional knives that will invoke pride of ownership, while at the same time perform challenging tasks with exceptional ease.

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Seiichi Nakamura – Designer Story

April 1, 2018

Engineering was his life’s work until he retired to focus his efforts on a passion for custom knife work.

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Mel Pardue – Designer Story

April 1, 2018

The senior team member, Mel has been grinding sparks, making knives and creating a following for 25-plus years.

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