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Before using a knife, the first thing you look at is how sharp the edges are. The sharper the blade, the easier your work, and that’s why your knife’s bevel is crucial. The slant or angle that slopes your knife’s edge determines how sharp it will be. Different types of knives have various sharpness angles depending on their intended purpose. In this article, we will limit ourselves to discussing the two major categories of bevels…

From a casual glance, Nakiri and Usuba knives appear identical. Distinguishing one from the other can be difficult as they feature almost the same length and same blade styling. The main difference between a Nakiri Knife and an Usuba knife is that a Nakiri knife features a double bevel edge and has a flat tip design, while an Usuba knife features a single bevel edge and may have either a flat tip or curved tip…

If you are into outdoor adventure, especially hunting, you could have plenty of knives for different uses. But for skinning, nothing offers the perfect convenience, like a caping knife. This hunting knife is the go-to tool and a vital knife in helping you finish your kill with perfect skinning. However, the dilemma is whether a caping knife is a solid investment for the hunting needs of beginners. In case you are in such a position,…

What are ceramic knives?As the name implies, ceramic knives are made from tough and durable ceramic, primarily zirconium dioxide, also known as zirconia. They are available in different brands and are affordable compared to knives made from steel.  Also, they come in a variety of colors. As the name implies, ceramic knife is made from tough and durable ceramic, primarily zirconium dioxide, also known as zirconia. They are available in different brands and are affordable…

The selection of knives is largely dependent on the knives’ quality, durability, characteristics, and efficiency in operation. You must have come across blades with varying features, with the presence of holes being a more pronounced feature. Unless you have purchased and used the knife, it is not easy to understand the importance of holes on the knife blade. The holes found on knives be it pocket knives, kitchen knives or utility knives are significant as…

A ballistic knife is a knife with a detachable blade that is propelled by a spring-operated mechanism, elastic material, or compressed gas. The detachable blade is propelled on the press of a trigger or a switch on the handle. Once ejected, the blade can reach several meters or yards towards the targeted direction. The blade of the ballistic knife resides in a hollow handle and has a coil spring compressed inside the handle. The blade…

Santoku and Chef’s Knife – The main differences The main difference between a Santoku knife and a Chef knife is that a Santoku knife is from Japan and features no tip while a chef knife is from the western world and has a tip. Another key notable difference is that most Japanese Santoku knives feature single-bevel edges while Chef knives feature double-bevel edges. The Santoku knife is a Japanese-style all-purpose kitchen knife. It is similar…

There are a few special knives out in the world that can do some serious damage. From cutting up an apple to killing a huge prey like a shark, these blades will make sure you’re ready for anything! One type of this kind of knife is a wasp injection knife. In 2008 a group of knife designers decided to try something out of the box, and they ended up creating a Wasp injection knife, also…

Rostfrei is a German word that means rust-free or stainless. Therefore, Rostfrei knife refers to a stainless steel knife made in Germany. Note that this is not a knife brand but simply a German Knife made with rust-free steel like 440A, 440B, or 420 stainless steel. The first Rostfrei knife in Germany was manufactured in Solingen by the Wusthof Company. The production of knives using stainless steel started in the 18th century, but Germany discovered…

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