F+W Media is proud to be considered the World’s foremost experts of firearms and knives and home to such well-respected brands as BLADE and Gun Digest.
The world’s leading knife publication is more than just a magazine, it’s a home for the knife enthusiast community at large. The pages of BLADE feature cutting edge information on new products, the hottest knifemakers, industry trends and more. It is also host of the prestigious Blade Magazine Cutlery Hall of Fame© , the annual BLADE handmade awards, the annual Blade Show – the largest knife show in the world.
Now in its 30th year, the BLADE Show, presented by BLADE Magazine is The World’s Largest Knife Show. The very best of the knife-making and knife-collecting industries gather under one roof with more than 700 tables and almost 175 factory booths and products on display. It is the most diverse array of knife manufacturers, custom knifemakers, cutlery manufacturers, collectors and collections in the world.
The titles from Gun Digest Books are considered the most authoritative, trusted content available for gun collectors, enthusiasts, and historians. The acclaimed editorial, carefully researched articles, unique expert viewpoints and the most extensive and well-maintained industry directory in existence make Gun Digest Books the industry leader.
Beginning with the annual books of the same name in 1945, Gun Digest has grown to be the source for firearms news, pricing and guns for sale. Each issue of Gun Digest features expert advice, show reviews, practical how-to instructions, information from the nation’s top dealers and perspective from more than 60 years of publication.
The best books, information, tips, and inspiration for knife collectors.
Tactical Gear magazine brings an expert voice to the market — all of its writers are active or retired law enforcement, military, or civilian trainers with years of experience. Writers include Massad Ayoob, Rich Grassi, Scott Wagner, Walt Rauch, Jerry Ahern, Dave Morelli, Tiger McKee, and Kevin Michalowski — the magazine’s Senior Editor who is also a reserve Sheriff’s deputy.
The Tactical Gear Magazine iPad app takes full advantage of the suite of features available to iPad users, provides an engaging way to interact with and learn more about tactical firearms and gear for self-defense, concealed carry, law enforcement and military use.