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Knife makers, companies and craftspeople
 
Aaron Gough
Canadian fixed blade maker and producer of excellent knife tutorial videos
AG Russell
USA production knife company
Alan Elishewitz
USA folding knife maker
Alan WoodUK maker of the original Woodlore and many more delights
Alexander Noot (LX_Emergency)Dutch hobby maker
Andre Thorburn
South African maker of fine flippers
Arno Bernard
South African fixed blade maker
Barbudo Knives (Mile Leko)RedbeardRum, Croatian fixed blade maker
Bark River Knife and Tool
USA knife company, typically using nigh-zero convex grinds
Barmond SteelExcellent and friendly knife steel supplier
Bear BladesUK bushcraft knife maker
Benchmade
USA production knife company
Boker
German production knife company
BonaPolish fixed blade maker
BonesDevonshire bowie and dagger specialist!
Bradley
Benchmade's higher-end USA production knife company
Brian Germishuys
South African maker
Brous BladesJason Brous, Buellton, California
Calico ForgeAndy Franco, Nampa, Idaho
Chris ReeveMaker of the famous Sebenza
Custom Knife Factory
Designed and assembled in Russia, and made in China
Darrel Ralph
USA folding knife maker
Dave BuddKnife courses, knives, blades
Des Horn
South African folding knife maker
East Village KnivesDutch fixed blade maker
ESEEUSA-made thick, prybar-like knives with a faultless warranty
FällknivenSwedish brand famous for the F1 pilot's survival knife
Fantoni
Italian production knife company
Ferrum Forge
USA folding knife maker
Gayle Bradley
USA knife maker
Grace HorneSheffield cutler, scissor maker and seamstress
Grant & Gavin HawkFather and son makers of incredibly complicated knife mechanisms
Guy StainthorpUK fixed blade maker (and a UK legal knife he never released!)
HelleNorwegian bushcraft knife brand
HellizeRomanian blacksmith
L B Custom KnivesLeather Smith and Knife Maker from the West Midlands
K'rooSouth African fixed and folding knife maker
KaBar
USA production knife company, famous for fixed blades and budget folders
Kershaw
USA production knife brand
Knife ResearchItalian production knife company, famous for using modern tool steels
KostaRomanian fixed blade maker
Mark Hill (Hillbill)HillBill, UK bushcraft knife maker
Michael Raymond
A student of Scott Cook, also specialising in integral titanium folding knives
Mick Strider
Maker of the SnG, SMF and other folding pry bars
Microtech
Tony Marfione's USA production knife company
Mike Read (PITS)The UK's premier Knife Maker's Association
Miroslav Haso (Menem)Romanian fixed blade maker
mollettaItalian knife designer, specialising in exotic steels
Mora KnivesSwedish high performance and extremely low cost fixed blades
Neeman Tools
Latvian bladed tool company
North River Customs
Canadian blacksmith, making fixed blades and tomahawks
Ontario Knife
USA brand, typically using coated carbon steel
Owen BushUK blacksmith
Paps TomahawksPolish blacksmith, specialising in tomahawks
Paul Baker
UK folding knife maker
Phil Wilson
USA maker specialising in exotic steels and extreme performance
Rob BayleyMaker of Bear Gryll's S4 survival knife
Rockstead
Japanese fixed and folding production knife maker
Rojaz KnivesRojaz, UK maker
Scott Cook
USA knife maker, famous for his integral titanium Lochsa folder
SOG
USAproduction brand, making knives across the world
SpydercoThe inventor of the one-hand opening, pocket-clipped knife
Stan Wilson
USA folding knife maker
Stewart J Light Knives (Stew)UK knife maker
Stuart AckermanNew Zeland maker of the famous Serrata
Stuart Harvey (Skotteknive)Danish fixed blade maker
Stuart MitchellUK fixed blade maker
Timothy la Combre (2Tim215)South African knife maker
Tom Krein
Tom Krein, knife and sharp maker
Tony Marfione
Tony Marfione, USA
Trevor Burger
South African folding knife maker
Victorinox (Swiss Army Knives)Maker of the Swiss Army Knife
Warren SmithUK knife maker
Zero Tolerance
Kershaw's higher-end USA production knife company

Knife Retailers
 
Arizona Custom Knives
USA
Blade HQ
USA
Blade Junkess
USA
Blades and Bows
UK
Blades UK
UK
Coldsteel UK
UK
Custom Knife
UK
EDC Gear
UK
Fine Tools
UK
Framar Custom Knives
EU, but registered in the UK
From Russia with Knives
USA
GP Knives
USA
Heinnie Haynes
UK
Hunters Knives
UK
Knife Africa
SA
Knife Art
USA
Knife Center
USA
Knife Depot
USA
Knife Rating
USA
Knife Works
USA
Knives and Tools
EU, but registered in the UK
Knives from Solingen
EU
Knives Ship Free
USA
Lamnia
EU
Lansky Sharpeners
UK
Leatherman Store
UK
Mikes Knives
UK
Mind Your Fingers
UK
Monkey Edge
USA
Moonraker Knives
UK
Nordic Knives
USA
North to South Knives
USA
Ontario Knife Store
USA
Ray Mears
UK
Russian Knives
USA
Sheffield Knives
UK
Steel Addiction Knives
USA
Tools from Japan
Japan
True North Knives
USA
World Knives
USA

Outdoor Gear Retailers
 
5.11 Tactical 
Alpkit 
Arcteryx 
Backcountry Gear 
Backpacking Light 
Bear Grylls’ Store 
Berghaus 
Blacks 
Intelligent Armour 
Bushwear 
Complete Outdoors 
Cotswold Outdoor 
Craigdon Mountain Sports 
Gerbear Gear 
Going Gear 
Go Outdoors 
Kifaru 
Live for the Outdoors 
Maxpedition 
Military 1st 
Millets 
Milspec Monkey 
Mountain Warehouse 
Night Gear 
Outdoor Tac 
Outfitter Country 
Polimil 
Snow + Rock 
Survival Depot 
Tactical Kit 
Tamarack Outdoors 
The Bushcraft Store 
Tiso 
Trespass 
Ultralight Outdoor Gear 
Uttings 
World of Camping 
World of Survival 

Flashlight/Torch Retailers
 
Bright Guy 
Dark Sucks 
Fenix Lights 
Fenix Lights UK 
My Fenix 
Flashlight Guide 
Flashlight Reviews California 
Flashlight University 
Flashaholics 
HDS Systems 
Ilumn 
Jet Beam 
LED Fire Torches 
LED Lenser Store 
Lens Light 
Light Junction 
Ludicrous Lumens 
LUX RC 
Malkoff Devices 
Matchbox Instruments 
Olight World 
Over Ready 
Muyshondt 
TAC Light 
Thrunite Store 
Torch Direct 
ZebraLight 

Service Providers
 
Packrat WoodsWood stabilising service, & the UK's official Cactus Juice importer

Forums
 
British Blades 
Blade Forums 
Bushcraft UK 
Candle Power Forum 
Countryside Adventures 
EDC Forums 
Landy Zone 
Real Outdoors Forum 
Shoot Forum 
The Bright Side Forums 
The Stalking Directory 
UK Varminting 

Gunsmiths and shooting-related
 
BASC 
British Deer Society 
GMK 
Kensington Rifle and Pistol ClubSmall friendly shooting club in west London
MBR SportingHowa agent and general parts/ammo supplier
Neil McKillopExcellent riflesmith