Spartan Blades Blog

​SHARPENING CPM STEELS

​SHARPENING CPM STEELS

Posted by By Dexter Ewing on Jul 13th 2020

Crucible Particle Metallurgy (aka CPM) steels are very popular today on high end knives both of the production and custom made varieties. They offer a very high level of performance and enhanced edge … read more
​GETTING MOST OUT OF THE BLADE SHOW

​GETTING MOST OUT OF THE BLADE SHOW

Posted by By Dexter Ewing on Jul 10th 2020

At present time, it is about one month away from the 2020 BLADE Show, which takes place August 7th-9th at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Marietta, GA. It is the annual gathering of knife enthusiasts fro … read more
​SHARPENING, PART II: SHARPENER SELECTION

​SHARPENING, PART II: SHARPENER SELECTION

Posted by By Dexter Ewing on Jul 9th 2020

In Part I of this Sharpening series, we covered the basics of knife sharpening. This time, we will discuss sharpener selection based on the knives you own and use, and what blade steels they have. B … read more
​SHARPENING, PART I: THE BASICS

​SHARPENING, PART I: THE BASICS

Posted by By Dexter Ewing on Jul 6th 2020

Like any other skill, sharpening a knife takes a great deal of practice, as well as patience to master. There are some who naturally gravitate towards this type of activity, and there are others who … read more
INDEPENDENCE DAY 2020

INDEPENDENCE DAY 2020

Posted by By Dexter Ewing Topic suggestion by Marty Stanfield on Jul 2nd 2020

INDEPENDENCE DAY 2020What a year 2020 has been! I’m pretty sure you all were like me on December 31st, 2019 as the minutes were ticking away towards midnight, as we all are at that time every year. N … read more