What They're Saying
In more than 30 years of hunting wild pigs, I have never seen a knife that could dress more than two pigs without sharpening. However, I used a single Friction Forged knife to skin five hogs without sharpening it. Simply put, that is unparalleled performance.
— Durwood Hollis
DiamondBlade's Friction Forged blades are probably the most significant legitimate improvement in the knife industry in over 40 years.
— Dr. Tracy Nelson, Phd., Brigham Young University Mechanical Engineering Dept.
Sharper, Harder, tougher, longer lasting edge: Just when we thought blade technology had reached its zenith with industrial strength stainless steel and aircraft grade titanium comes the introduction of the exciting new DiamondBlade line of "Super Blades" based on Friction Forged technology. These blades are not just the next step, but a giant leap forward.
— Harold Gunn, Texas Outdoor Journal
Do they stay sharp? I recently gutted and skinned a mud-encrusted wild hog in the California hills. The knife felt as sharp as before. In tests, a DiamondBlade severed a 1/2 inch manila rope 300 times and remained keen enough to shave. It then chopped several 2x4's in two---before lopping another section of rope with one swipe!
— Wayne Van Zwoll, Bugle Magazine, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
it is now possible to own a knife that will outperform any knife ever made previously, with regard to edge holding, toughness and corrosion resistance of the edge.
— Tactical Knives magazine
How It's Made Season 31 Episode 12: Friction-forged knives
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ALASKA EXPEDITION COMPANY
Almost 30 years ago - before the Alaska reality shows - before DiamondBlade - before Knives of Alaska, Master Big Game Guide Charles and Jody Allen were there, 100 miles from the nearest dirt road in remote S.E. Alaska.  Living in Quonset hut style tents for six months at a time enduring brutal Alaska weather while building Alaska Expedition Co.’s “Driftwood Lodge”.  Our full service hunting and fishing lodge and the northern field-test facility for both Knives of Alaska & DiamondBlade Knives.
KNIVES OF ALASKA
The KOA mission, to build “finest quality outdoorsman’s knives”  eventually led to the development of DiamondBlade’s  patented Friction Forging process that created the finest, sharpest and longest lasting cutting edge of any knife in the world.   
Alaska is where we finalize our prototype designs under the most rugged field tests possible, working on the some of the largest game animals in the world.  All Knives of Alaska and DiamondBlade knives are subjected to the toughest field conditions.