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Knife Tang Types

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.
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20 Common Knife Terms

20 common knife terms you're likely to come across and their meanings.
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7 Popular Knife Handle Materials

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.
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Product Spotlight: OKC's Robeson Heirloom® Series

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.
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Folding Knife Lock Types We Love

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.
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How to Choose an Everyday Carry (EDC) Knife

When it comes to choosing an Everyday Carry (EDC) pocket knife, the kind you decide to buy will ultimately be based on your personal needs. You'll want a quality knife, of course, but you'll also want to consider the following.
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Teaching Your Kids about Knife Safety

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, …
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Pocketknives are Going Mainstream Thanks to Hipsters

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.
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When to Use a Knife with an Inwardly-Curved Blade

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.
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How to Choose the Right Knife for the Job

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.
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