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Knife Sheath Materials: Nylon and Plastic

Knife Sheath Materials: Nylon and Plastic Blog PictureAlthough most custom knives come with their own knife sheaths, some do not, and in such case you would have to buy a separate knife sheath for them.  There are different types of materials that can be used in the manufacture of knife sheaths and l...


Pros and Cons of a Kydex Knife Sheath

Pros and Cons of a Kydex Knife Sheath Blog PictureKeeping your knife well-protected is paramount to maintaining its edge and aesthetics, which is why it is always a good idea to buy a knife sheath along with your knife. Aside from the added protection, knife sheaths also allows you to carry your ...


Pros and Cons of Leather Knife Sheaths

Pros and Cons of Leather Knife Sheaths Blog PictureWhen it comes to buying handmade knives, people tend to focus on the blade itself – while there’s nothing wrong with that, you should also pay attention to the sheath that many knives come with. Knife sheaths do the important job of protecting the...


The Skinny on Skinning Knives

The Skinny on Skinning Knives Blog PictureGood hunters always bring a set of knives on their hunting trips and expeditions. Along with their general hunting knife, many will also carry several other types of knives, like a large machete and smaller utility knives for other purposes. Amon...


Things to Consider when Buying a Knife Block

Things to Consider when Buying a Knife Block Blog PictureThere are many different ways of storing your kitchen knives: You can keep them in your drawers, get a magnetic knife strip, or go old school by keeping them in a knife block. Using a knife block comes with several benefits, which makes them very...


Proper Knife Storage Tips: Keep em Sharper for Longer

Proper Knife Storage Tips: Keep em Sharper for Longer Blog PictureGreat knives are one of the most important necessities in any kitchen, and there’s basically no need to expound on that. If you’ve spent hard earned money purchasing the best custom knife for your cooking needs, you’ll need to employ a considerabl...


The Real Deal with Magnetic Knife Racks

The Real Deal with Magnetic Knife Racks Blog PictureFor many people, the most common place to store their kitchen knives would be in one of the kitchen drawers, or in a knife block. However, in a more modern house (one that has minimal counter space or drawers) it is quite common to see their knive...


Make Your Folding Knives Last Longer

Make Your Folding Knives Last Longer Blog PictureFolding knives can be a really great investment for many people – portable, highly functional, and they can last a very long time – given the right conditions that is.Being a responsible knife owner doesn’t mean not using the knife ver...


Tanto Showdown: East vs. West Tanto Blade Designs

Tanto Showdown: East vs. West Tanto Blade Designs Blog PictureJapanese blades have always made an impact among blade aficionados from both sides of the world – from combat blades like the famed Japanese katana to the popular kitchen utensils like santoku. Because of their world-wide recognition, many knife m...


Whittling: Reliving One of Americas Favorite Pastimes

Whittling: Reliving One of Americas Favorite Pastimes Blog PictureBack in the pioneering days, a boy’s pastime and hobby was much simpler than it is today (a whole lot healthier, too). They ran through meadows, swam in rivers, caught raccoons and small birds, and learned how to survive in (and enjoy) the wild ou...




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