Overview of Knife Handle Materials

So far we have discussed the different steel types that a knife can have and the different popular knife shapes. For the last segment of the beginner’s series, we are going to talk about the different popular knife handle materials.   Carbon fiber knife handle: A carbon fiber knife handle is a woven handle made up of thing strands of carbon, which is then set … Continue reading Overview of Knife Handle Materials

Overview of Knife Blade Steels

Choosing the best knife for yourself and your task at hand can feel overwhelming when looking at all of the options that there are. You have to decide between steel types, blade shapes, and what the knife’s purpose is. To make this process easier for everyone, I have decided to do a beginner’s series. To start off with, I am going to define the different … Continue reading Overview of Knife Blade Steels

Benchmade Gold Class 707-161 Sequel Knife — Quick Review

There are a nearly infinite number of amazing knives on the market.  Every week, I find at least one or two more knives that I think would be nice to add to my collection.  Just last week the most recent Benchmade Gold Class hit the shelves and this special knife is impressive. Like each Gold Class, the knife is based on an existing knife being … Continue reading Benchmade Gold Class 707-161 Sequel Knife — Quick Review

Spyderco ParaMilitary 2 Knife Review

About three months ago I finally broke down and bought the Spyderco ParaMilitary 2 Knife for everyday carry.  I had to see what everyone was talking about.  I know they have been out for several years now, but I had never purchased one.  I’m glad I finally did. First off, if you haven’t owned a Spyderco knife before, the quality of construction and the materials … Continue reading Spyderco ParaMilitary 2 Knife Review

A Week with a Microtech Ultratech

Microtech has always fascinated me with their automatic knives. Especially their Out the Fronts. With that being said, I recently picked up a new Ultratech. The Ultratech, for those of you who don’t know, is one of the most popular knives offered by Microtech. It has always had a generally positive reputation. But I had to test it out for myself to see. This is … Continue reading A Week with a Microtech Ultratech

Remington Butterfly KNife

Butterfly/Balisong A balisong’s peculiarity lies within its two handles counter-rotating around the tang of the blade. When closed, the blade is concealed within grooves in the handles. The balisong knife is the traditional name. Another more common name for the knife is called a butterfly knife. It is also referred to as a Batangas knife, after the Province of Batangas, in the Philippines where it … Continue reading Remington Butterfly KNife

Knife Blade Styles

There is a vast variety of knives available to purchase on the market ranging from everyday carry knives to tactical knives, and everything in-between. Just as the knives vary, the blades that make up these knives vary also. Listed below are different blade styles that we see on most knives on the market today. Each has their own purpose, their own strengths, and their own … Continue reading Knife Blade Styles