US Knifemakers 2018 List - Starting with "B"

We are compiling an ever growing list of American knife manufacturers & brands, which might include large corporations, small companies or individuals.

This list may include knives & specialty blades produced and assembled with materials 100% manufactured here in America, but some may also contain a percentage from outside the USA.

Page created Sept 24, 2015, and the listings last reviewed Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by Dave Hurley

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Bark River Knives

Bark River Knives

Bark River Knives is a family-owned business whose goal is to produce the finest semi-production cutting tools available on the market. These products are aimed for use by outdoors-men and others who need real performance in the field.

At Bark River the emphasis is on maximum performance of its products. They use a blend of traditional and contemporary designs and styles. Manufacturing methods are also a blend of modern and traditional designs and styles to gain needed tolerances while maintaining the subtle features that have produced exemplary cutting implements for centuries.

Bear & Son Cutlery

Bear & Son Cutlery

Bear & Son Cutlery and Remington Outdoor Company (ROC) have announced a partnership agreement to manufacture a new line of collectible and functional cutlery products. The collection will offer all of the sleek design of a Bear & Son knife with the rugged durability that sportsmen have come to rely on from Remington. Both companies stress the importance of quality products made in the USA.



With a rich history dating back over 30 years, Benchmade is the product of many dedicated employees, a never-quit demand for excellence and the de Asis family’s vision and total commitment to culture, service and innovation.

To respond to growing customer demand, Benchmade moved from the 15,000 sq. ft. shop in Clackamas to its current location in Oregon City, which sprawls approximately 144,000 sq. ft. today.

Buck Knives

Buck Knives

American made, life-time guaranteed knives for outdoors, hunting, fishing, survival and work. Pocket, folding, or fixed blade knives to fit your life. CJ Buck is currently Chairman and CEO of Buck Knives, Inc. and the 4th generation family member to run Buck Knives. CJ started with Buck Knives in 1978, working on the production line building 110 Folding Hunters.

Bear Bone Knives

Heirloom quality, custom, handmade knives for sportsmen, reenactors and collectors by Master Bladesmith Rick “Bear Bone” Smith. Many contemporary and antique designs to choose from. Blades are properly heat treated and tempered to hold an edge and last a life time. Whether you select one of my knife patterns or submit an original design of your own, the knife I make will be crafted to perfection.

Bear Paw Knives

Bear Paw Knives are made from D2 tool steel blanks recovered from industrial blades utilized by the paper industry. The blanks are sliced out using a CNC plasma cutter that precisely cuts the design without adversely affecting the hardness or temper of the steel. The D2 blade material used in Bear Paw Knives has been industrially heat treated for the maximum combination of strength, toughness, and durability possible.

Boye Knives

Boye Knives specializes in high performance cobalt alloy knives especially suited to the salt water environment. They have been handcrafting knives in the USA since 1971, when David Boye began making knives in his backyard from recycled sawmill blades.

Bruce F. Godlesky

BirdogForge is located in south Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, about 45miles northeast of Pittsburgh. We are in a rural area where knives and firearms are still a way of life. Bruce produces knives using both forging and stock removal methods. Both have their good points and he tries to incorporate them into his products.

Bud Nealy Knifemaker

Bud is best known for his MCS System Knives utilizing a patented MCS (Multi-Concealment Sheath) System – a sheath fabricated from kydex (an ABS/acrylic alloy) which can be fitted with any one of four attachments offering nine different carry positions. Thousands of his MCS System knives are carried daily by plainclothes police, undercover agents, members of FBI S.W.A.T. teams, French R.A.I.D. teams, U.S. Embassy guards, executive protection and EMT personnel, newspaper reporters and others who work in or travel to unsafe neighborhoods.

Buzzard Roost Forge

Bladesmithing is something I do in my spare time. All of my blades are hand-forged. Steels that I use include 5160, 1095, L6, and others. I also use combinations along with cable to produce my own damascus. I began seriously trying to make knives in 1995. I became an American Bladesmith Society Journeyman smith at the 1999 Blade Show. Recently, I became a Master Smith at Blade Show, 2004.