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There are various sharpening abrasives available today and they each have their own strengths and weaknesses. Which abrasive you choose will ultimately depend on your personal preference. Let’s take a look at the six main categories.
It takes more than the occasional sharpening to keep a knife in top shape. With just a little time and attention, you can reap a much better performance from your blade for the long term, make sharpening more manageable and ensure it’s safe to handle.
Tang is an important characteristic of fixed-blade knives. The Tang is the portion of the blade that extends down into the handle. There are several types of knife tangs, but they can be broken down into two main categories: Full Tang and Partial Tang.
20 common knife terms you're likely to come across and their meanings.
Almost every type of material you can think of has been used to make knife handles. Materials are often chosen for their durability, comfort, appearance and style.
Ontario Knife Company's new Robeson Heirloom® series was designed with a classic look and built for endurance, featuring knives with a robust full-tang D2 tool steel blade and stabilized hardwood handles.
When purchasing a folding knife, one of the things you’ll want to consider is lock type. Locking mechanisms are important because they prevent the knife from folding closed on your hand.
As a parent, you’ve probably spent a lot of time keeping your child away from knives. At some point though, he or she will reach an age when it’s time to start teaching them how to use knives safely. If you’ve decided your child has now reached that age, …
The pocketknife has become a common accessory for many urban men and this newfound interest is as much about function as it is about fashion.
If you’ve never owned a knife with an inwardly-curved blade before, you might be wondering why or how people use them. Inwardly-curved blades, like the one on the Lansky Madrock, can be used in many ways.
Knife enthusiasts know that all knives are not created equal. A blade you might use for one job is not necessarily the same blade you’ll use for another.