Knife World Index - 1981

Regular readers of KNIFE WORLD know that each monthly issue contains a wide variety of articles on subjects of interest to knife collectors, makers, and users. As a service to our readers who may wish to refer to previously published articles, we offer below this index to calendar year 1981.

In addition to the articles listed, each issue of KNIFE WORLD features:

* Whut Izzit - Q&A column by knife expert Bernard Levine
* Artistry in Knives - our handmade knife centerspread
* Knife News / Book Reviews - what's new in the knife world
* Irons in the Fire - the editor's monthly musings
* Letters to the Editor - your chance to speak your mind
* Club Corner - the only current listing in the industry
* Show Calendar - the most complete listing anywhere
* Classified Ads - where buyers and sellers meet

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Military knife articles from this period may be found in Military Knives: A Reference Book.

Articles on straight razors, safety razors, and shaving related subjects may be found in The Razor Anthology.

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January 1981
Title Author Page
Why A Handmade Knife B. R. Hughes 1
Club Knives Part 1 Bill Karsten 1
Relic Pocket Knives H. B. Harris 8
Dean Roath H. K. McEvoy 13
Knives for the Outdoors B. T. Miller 17
Unusual Knives H. B. Harris 29
Knives I've Carried David E. Steele 31
Many Brand Knives Carlos Vinson 37
February 1981
Knifemaker for the Stars Kris Angel 1
Small Game Knives Jim Williamson 1
Club Knives Part 2 Bill Karsten 1
Khalsa Kirpans Bob Dodson 12
Names for Knives B. T. Miller 15
Making the F-S Fighting Knife Robert A. Buerlein 20
Knives of the 60?s B. R. Hughes 26
Overlooked Pocket Knives H. B. Harris 29
Sawby-Mullin Knives B. T. Miller 31
March 1981
Knives and the Law James N. Nielsen, J.D. 1
Bald Headed Clubs Bill Karsten 1
Mickey Maddox Butch Vinson 7
What I Want in a Knife B. R. Hughes 12
Knives by Cargill Marlow Grant 24
Unusual Knives H. B. Harris 26
Club Knives Part 3 Bill Karsten 37
April 1981
The Bowie Knife Jim Williamson 1
Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co. Kurt Moe 1
William Keeton B. T.Miller 12
Florida Knife Collectors Bill Karsten 26
Japanese Daggers David Steele 27
New Orleans Shot Show Don Hill 40
May 1981
Rapiers Bill Karsten 1
Knives and the Law Dr. James N. Nielson 1
Japan's Cutlery Industry Doug Price 1
Harry Harris Colin Moore 6
My Dream Hunting Knife B. R. Hughes 13
101 Dog Head Knives Skip Bryan 28
McCormick of Tulsa H. K. McEvoy 30
Lile Lock Folder Butch Winter 38
June 1981
Knives and the Law Dr. J. D. Nielson 1
Walt Stockdale, Canadian Knifemaker Bill Karsten 1
Remington Scouts Dennis Ellingsen 1
Barnes' Damascus Folders Willard Oremus 13
Unusual Knives H.B. Harris, Paul Turner 15
One More Rare Winchester J. Paul Turner 16
Mule Day Doug Price 20
Lloyd Pendleton Burton Miller 25
Kentucky Cutlery Association Bill Karsten 29
Wimberley Hatchet Knives Jason Burton 34
July 1981
U.S. Folding Military Knives Bill Karsten 1
Imperial Cutlery, Industry Giant Houston Price 1
James Schmidt Harry Schmidt 16
Unusual Knives H. B. Harris 20
Today's Knifemakers Scott Duhaime 24
Turkish Knife B. T. Miller 28
August 1981
Folding Silver Fork & Knife Sets Bill Karsten 1
Lance Kelley, Knifemaker & Engraver Kris Angel 1
Points of Interest Bill Karsten 15
Model That Rates a 10 Jim Williamson 16
Ed Harrison Craftsman Don Hill 18
Knife Decoration B. T. Miller 29
Winchester Knives H. B. Harris 35
Fortenberry Sheaths Cole Larsen 40
September 1981
Wire Knives, Simplicity in Cutlery Dennis Ellingsen 1
Richard Bridwell Knifemaker Butch Winter 1
Knives for Peace Officers David Steele 13
Points of Interest Bill Karsten 16
Shaving with Blade Guards Kurt Moe 20
Knife Decoration B. T. Miller 28
How I Got Hooked on Knives B. R. Hughes 31
October 1981
Knives and the Law Dr. J.D. Nielsen 1
Broadswords, Dirks & Sgian-Dubhs Bill MacKarsten 1
Knife Knut J. P. Morgan 8
The Great Knife Hunt Bob Bents 14
Joy of Discovery Dick Dutton 16
Knife Decoration B.T. Miller 17
Defense Against Shark Attack Jim Williamson 20
Points of Interest Bill Karsten 36
November 1981
Ashoken Bladesmith Seminar Jim Phillips 1
Corlee's Folders & Fighters G. Scott Duhaime 1
Unusual Knives Harry B. Harris 7
Plier Knives Houston Price 13
Why Forge? B. R. Hughes 14
Knife Lovers Bibliography Mac Overton 20
Point of Interest Bill Karsten 23
Thoughts on Pocketknives Butch Winter 27
December 1981
Special Knife for President Reagan 1
Shaw-Leibowitz, Creative Craftsmen Bill Karsten 1
Colorado Bladesmith Robert Getchell 4
How to Select a Knife Fred Steel 1
Modern Battle Knives Jim Williamson 14
Unusual Knives H. B. Harris 18
Points of Interest Bill Karsten 23
Hobby to Business Don Hill 26


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