BarrelandBlade.com’s mission statement “Connecting Gun & Knife Enthusiasts Worldwide” defines the goal of the website. We want to provide you with a one-stop-shop for your entire gun and knife informational needs and make sure you have a place to collaborate with other professionals. If it has to do with the gun & knife world, this is the website where you will find it.
• The most accurate and complete listing of gun shows and knife shows anywhere on the planet.
• Need to find a gun show or knife show by state or date? You’ll find it here.
• Looking for what 2nd Ammendment or legislative issues may be affecting your industry, state, or own backyard, we have it here.
• Interested in reading great personal stories about the gun and knife industry, check out gun articles and knife articles.
• Discuss a wide range of gun & knife topics in our Forum. New topics? Just let us know and we’ll add them.
• Advertising & Promotion Opportunities
• Want to sell something on-line? Put it in our Classifieds section.
• Listings for gunsmiths, custom gun makers & custom knife makers, engravers, gun & knife organizations.
• Simply want to discuss an issue in our Blog, place your comments, no problem, just keep them clean and professional.
BarrelandBlade.com is the brainchild of two brothers with a combined history of 75 years in the gun, knife and hunting industry. Both worked in the corporate Internet Technology field for many years and chose instead to combine their knowledge and passions to create the ultimate one stop shop for everything you would ever want to see on a gun and knife website.
Doug Johnson – Doug is an active member of the NRA, ICarry, USCCA, Illinois State Rifle Association, Gun Owners of America and a served as a Navy Diver while in the US Navy. He has worked professionally as a Software Expert in the Medical Device & Pharmaceutical Industries for almost 20 years. With hobbies including hunting, gun collecting, handgun training, shooting and meeting others in this industry – creating BarrelandBlade.com with this brother was a culmination of lifelong passions.
Dan Johnson – Dan is the owner of the Big Show Journal, America’s Most Accurate and Complete Gun and Knife Show Calendar Magazine which is printed 6 times/year. Dan also served as a Navy Diver while in the US Navy. He is an avid hunter and enjoys interacting with professionals and enthusiasts in the gun & knife industry. He also worked in the Internet Technology industry for several years and saw the popularity of the web for expanding business interests. To broaden the Big Show Journal to include a gun show and knife show web presence he corroborated with his brother Doug to create BarrelandBlade.com to be your only stop for your gun and knife interests.
Barrelandblade.com is new to the web. The direction of where BarrelandBlade.com will go in the future will be driven by those of you who come and spend time on the pages of this website. If you choose to share in their dream Doug and Dan promise to listen to your feedback and strive to make BarrelandBlade.com the only place on the web you will use for your interests in the gun and knife industry.