Tag Archives: Tom Bender

Tom Bender Van Nuys’ Blade Smith

A little over a year ago, I had the opportunity to review one of Tom Bender’s blades, which you can read here. Tom is an amazing Connecticut Yankee now living in Van Nuys, CA. There’s probably not an action film … Continue reading

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Gear Review: Thomas R Bender’s The Tool

Let me say right off the bat that my catchy post title will be meaningless without reading my review. So, read the review. Having said that Tom’s creations are the personification of simplicity yet total ferocity! Nothing in his work … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: Tom Bender Knife Maker

No other industry can tout artisans the way bladesmiths can. If you want to discover the spans of talent and human creativity just attend the Atlanta Blade Show; this is true around the world with examples like Bastien  Cove of … Continue reading

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Thomas R. Bender–Custom Knife Maker

Thomas R. Bender lives in Van Nuys, CA and has a passion for weapons of any kind. If you’ve been to an action movie, it’s quite likely he had something to do with the weapons and explosions. I had an … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview: Hollywood’s Best Kept Secret

This coming month we are going to treat you to one of Hollywood’s best kept secrets, Tom Bender. He’s not a screen name but his work has made just about every action film ever shot a success with his mastery … Continue reading

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