YouTube has a few interesting videos on how to electro-etch your imprint on the blade of a pocket knife. Just go to Google and type in logo knives and click the “videos” tab, to find some short videos. They show how any do-it-yourself-er can develop this interesting hobby. I tried this method when I was in high school, and had some success. It involves using DC current, which passes through a salt water-soaked pad, which is placed onto a stencil that is temporarily taped to the knife blade. The electricity just eats away at the steel, and your imprint is slightly dug out of the steel blade. For the stencil material, I used an old-fashioned
mimeograph stencil. I don’t suppose you can find that material now. You would put it into your typewriter, and the striking action of the steel letters would damage the stencil enough to make it permeable to liquids. You wouldn’t use the typewriter ribbon. You would turn off the ribbon. So the permeable area that is the “letter” would act like a screen in a screen printing process. Only you wouldn’t be using ink. You would be driving the salt water through the screen area. Today, you can have someone make you the stencils, then you can do the fun part.
If you don’t need a hobby like this, you can have a professional knife etching company apply your corporate logo. Electro etching is only one way of doing this. Modern laser engraving machines have become more popular. They actually make a deeper, more permanent imprint into the stainless steel knife blade.
This time of year, the weather can be quite unpredictable. Sunshine, clouds, rain, thunderstorms, maybe hail, maybe even snow? You never know what’s going to happen next. But the best thing that comes out of these crazy weather patterns are rainbows! Today is Find a Rainbow Day- can you find one?
Maybe even if the weather doesn’t prove to make one, you can find rainbows in other places- like in any of these beautiful rainbow logo knives:
Since the beginning of humanity, a sense of community is what holds us all together and keeps our world and economy functioning.
Today is #FarmRescuerDay, a day focusing around a wonderful non-profit organization that began in 2005.
Farm Rescue (https://farmrescue.org/) helps American farmers in need- whether it’s due to sickness, injury, financial crisis, or natural disaster. Its volunteers provide manpower either out in the field by planting and harvesting, in the barn by feeding livestock, or by lending the necessary equipment or money.
How can you help support our nation’s farmers today?
January has passed, and most people’s New Year’s resolutions have come to a halt. Now that we’re in February, how can we get back on the healthy bandwagon? This month is American Heart Month, a month that aims to bring awareness to our heart health and the prevention of heart disease. How can we do this?
Track your heart health stats (talk to your doctor about your blood pressure, weight, and cholesterol goals)
Eat healthier (increase intake of fruits, veggies, whole grains, while reducing sodium, saturated fat & sugar intake)
Be physically active (the NIH recommends 30 minutes, 5 days a week)
The easiest way to hold yourself accountable for any of the above is to form a support group. Who else in your office would love to improve their heart health? Get the group motivated by handing out matching red logo knives to your team at work. Go on daily walks together after lunch; share yummy healthy recipes at your company potluck; have a competition to see who can reach their heart health goals first. Remember, #OurHearts are healthier together!
Price and quality are the 2 main parameters when you are looking to buy company logo knives with your corporate logo laser engraved. This year, the most popular knives are:
The Maxam® Digital Camo Knife RSK11168.
The best feature of this Maxam® knife is the price. At $1.99, you can afford to give this knife to visitors of your table at a trade show. It’s in the price range of a good pen, but will last longer than a pen. It’s perceived value is much higher than its cost. Who ever threw away a pocket knife? Who ever threw away a pen? Your corporate logo can be imprinted on the handle in full color, or just white, for free.
This Buck® knife has always been popular because of its quality and reputation. Your company logo looks great laser engraved on the blade. You can’t go wrong when you give this knife to your best customers.
This Case® knife came out last year, and is popular because of its quality, it’s made in the USA, and the color coordinates with most color logos. People love to see their logo engraved in color on the gray handle.