How Bloodroot Blades Forges Knives From Scrap Metal

The first episode of Bloomberg Pursuits’ new digital series “Made” goes inside the workspace of David Van Wyk and Luke Snyder—the duo behind Bloodroot Blades—who are forging luxury, custom knives deep in the heart of Georgia. But unlike any other blades on the market, these knives are cut from scrap metal the two craftsmen find in junkyards and auto yards—from an old Chevy suspension spring …

Zootiliy Tools’ WildCard Wallet Knife

An ultra-light multifunctional credit card-sized gadget

One of the lightest and thinnest bladed-multitools available—at 1.1oz and 2.0mm thick—the WildCard offers more than a bottle-opener, ruler, prybar and a 2X slotted screwdriver. In fact, it’s a super-durable credit card-sized Fly Off Blade and it makes a traditional pocketknife look near-childish. A proprietary FlyOff pivot allows the blade to swing out easily from beneath its lock-protected sheath—and even detach for further convenience. The …

Misen Perfects the Affordable, Quality Chef’s Knife

The most important tool in your kitchen begs for upgrading

We all know what a nice knife worth its money feels like—that surprise when the blade actually slips swiftly through a tomato or onion. But for those who can only feel that effortless sensation when occupying a friend’s kitchen, there’s hope yet. Enter Misen, a new company that wants you to bury your cheaply-made knife set once and for all, and replace it with just …