Knife World Index - 1978

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 1978.

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 1978
Title Author Page
Wintering in Arizona Hank Diggs 1
Interview: Will Pass Harry K. McEvoy 4
Selecting a Handmade Hunting Knife B. R. Hughes 5
February 1978
Building a Handmade Folding Knife Part 1 Blackie Collins 1
Interview: Bill Bagwell B. R. Hughes 4
Origins of the Knife Wendell Carson 6
Collecting - What are you looking for? Burton Miller 8
Old American Hunting Knives Bernard Levine 10
Remington's "Bullets" Skip Bryan 19
People in Knives Bill Retskin 24
March 1978
Las Vegas Show Skip Bryan 1
On Collecting And Surviving Burton Miller 4
Building a Handmade Knife Part 2 Blackie Collins 12
Cutlery Steel Revisited B. R. Hughes 16
April 1978
Cincinnati Show 1
The Corrado Chronicles Harry McEvoy 4
A Folding Cutlass Bernard Levine 6
Making a Folding Knife Part 3 Blackie Collins 14
Getting A Grip on Handle Material B. R. Hughes 16
More "Bullets" Skip Bryan 21
May 1978
The Perfect Pocket Knife? Jim Williamson 1
Holifield Bidding Not Disclosed 1
Lawell Display Vandalized 2
Kissing Crane: A History Wendell Carson 10
Excerpt: Knifemakers of Old San Franscisco Bernard Levine 13
June 1978
The Big Split: Parker-Frost Partnership Breaks Up 1
An Unusual Case Skip Bryan 8
Lucky Clarke, Knifemaker B. R. Hughes 9
How to Make a Folding Knife Part 4 Blackie Collins 12
A Stinky Situation Harry McEvoy 14
Knives and the Law Burton Miller 20
July 1978
Arlington Texas Show Skip Bryan 1
The Best Custom Knifemakers B. R. Hughes 4
Tips on Starting a Knife Collection Edward Y. Breese 6
Choosing Handle Materials Burton Miller 9
How to Make a Folding Knife Part 5 Blackie Collins 12
August 1978
A. G. Russell: An Industry Legend B. R. Bughes 1
Bob Parrish: An Up And Coming Knifemaker Harry K. McEvoy 5
Knife in Time Edward Y. Breese 10
How to Make a Folding Knife Part 6 Blackie Collins 12
A Short History of Schrade Burton T. Miller 15
September 1978
How to Make a Folding Knife, Final Installment Part 7 Blackie Collins 4
American Handmade Folding Knives B. R. Hughes 6
Ungrounded Knives (History of Ka-Bar) Burton Miller 11
The Swiss Army Knife Boyd Hill 12
The Flat Ended Knife Bill Retskin 20
Western States' Rarest Knife Skip Bryan 22
October 1978
The Making of the "Colorado Hunter" Skip Bryan 1
Knifemakers of Canada Peter C. Ferri 4
An All-Purpose Blade From Turkey Burton T. Miller 5
Decorated Handmade Knives B.R. Hughes 6
A History of the Colonial Knife Company 8
Michael Collins - Ardent Scrimshaw Artist 11
November 1978
Custom Knife Show in NYC Sid Latham 1
The Camillus Cutlery Company Burton Miller 7
To Forge or Not to Forge B. R. Hughes 8
Its Fun to Throw Knives, but More So with a Pro Harry McEvoy 11
Knifemaker Bobby Roberts Bill Retskin 13
A Sales Knife Boyd Hill 22
December 1978
Collecting Kissing Crane Knives Mike Donovan 1
The Solingen Co. Joe Rychetnik 5
Handmade Combat Knives B. R. Hughes 4
The Jaeger's Knife Burton Miller
Lilliputian Knives Bill Retskin 9
Look for Quality Edward Y. Breese 10


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