The late 90s brought a huge push for use of ceramic blade knives, especially in the kitchen, from companies like Kyocera. While marketing stresses a number of the advantages a ceramic blade knife can bring to the table (pun intended), there are a few very … [Read more...]
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How to Sharpen Ceramic Blade Knives
A while back, I received a question that asked about the best way to sharpen stainless steel knives, a common problem, especially considering how much easier it is to sharpen carbon steel than stainless steel. Well, it seems a lot of you benefited from that article, and as a … [Read more...]
What Keychain EDC Gear Would You Recommend?
Diving into a reader question straight away this time! Taylor's Keychain EDC Question Let me begin by offering my praise for operating such a great website, and thanking you for taking the time to provide your knowledge and information to those who find interest in knife … [Read more...]
Last Minute Presents for the Gear Junkies in Your Life
Do you leave gift-buying until the last minute? You're definitely not alone. Between work or school, and the hecticness around holidays and special occasions, it can be hard to find the time to go out shopping for a really good present. It's also easy to leave present … [Read more...]
For the sake of easy browsing, I've split up this post into 3 sections: knife gear recommendations, everyday carry gear recommendations, and survival gear recommendations. Please note that this list factors in the price of the item, so for those of you who want to argue that … [Read more...]
Winter Emergency Supplies: Survival & Prepper Gear for Cold Climates
Not sure if winter's begun to show it's frosty fingertips where you live, but here in Toronto, the weather's slowly begun to take a turn for the colder. Last December, Thomas and I had the misfortune of living through 5 nights and 4 days with no electricity in sub-zero … [Read more...]
Are Knife Super Steels Worth It?
After over a decade of being heavily involved in the knife world, not only as a knife user, but as a collector as well, I have found myself completely jaded by the knife industry's enduring tactic of releasing new steels and declaring them clear upgrades. I am not arguing … [Read more...]
10 Things You’ll Regret Not Having Enough of When the SHTF
If you begin prepping for TEOTWAWKI, and a good stockpile is on your list of preps, it will quickly become evident just how many different items are useful to stockpile for a SHTF situation. Your list can be short and sweet at first, but once you really get into things, … [Read more...]
What’s the Best Way to Sharpen Stainless Steel Knives?
Today I'll be answering a reader question specifically about sharpening stainless steel knives. Let's start by taking a look at the question I was asked first. John's Knife Sharpening Question Well, I have one question. It's a timeless one, so there must be lots of good … [Read more...]
5 Popular Knife Myths and Why They’re Not True
There's a whole lot of nonsense that gets repeated on the internet, and there's no exception to this rule, even for the knife community. Many of the "facts" about knives that people wholeheartedly believe are not facts at all, but are really just myths, commonly believed and … [Read more...]
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