Knife Guide: A Glossary of Terms

FINDING THE PERFECT KNIFE IS A LOT MORE FUN WHEN YOU KNOW WHAT EVERYTHING IS

Finding The Perfect Knife Is A Lot More Fun When You Know What Everything Is Most people think knives are cool, but not everyone knows what tang is, or the difference between AUS8 carbon steel and 420HC stainless steel, or even what the difference between carbon and stainless is. That’s the realm of knife makers and … Read more

How Tangy is Your Knife?

Knife tang explained

How Tangy is Your Knife You’ve probably encountered a few zealous knife enthusiasts speed talking about the full tang bushcraft knife they just picked up the other day. If you’re not a zealous knife enthusiast, that phrase might raise a few questions: mainly, what is tang? Can I drink it? What does this have to … Read more

The History Of Knives

History of knives from flint to stainless steel

From Flint to Stainless Steel Man has a special bond with hunting tools especially the knife. Even during pre-historic times, the knife was man’s special tool used not only for hunting but also for survival. Later on, knives became essential for construction and food preparation. Knives started out as sharpened tools and slowly evolved into … Read more

10 Spyderco Knives By Independent Knife Designers

SOME OF THE BEST SPYDERCO KNIVES YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF

10 Of The Best Spydrco Knives By Great Independent Knife Designers Spyderco is famous as an inexhaustible source of knife designs. It seems like they come out with a dozen new knives every week, and while it’s fun to watch them pump out new stuff all the time, the volume makes it really easy to miss … Read more

Schrade Old Timer 1520TBC Camo Black Sharpfinger Review

Schrade Old Timer Sharpfinger Knife Review

This classic full tang hunting knife is cheap, good looking and durable. This has been a fairly popular knife for over forty years, but it’s popularity seems to have peeked in the 70’s and 80’s. The fact that it is no longer made in America has removed some of the appeal of this Old Timer … Read more