How to Close a Pocket Knife: A closer look at locking mechanisms

how to close a pocket knife

For many this topic may be a no brainer, you’ve been in the game a while and have seen and handled the different locking mechanisms so you know how to close a pocket knife.However, if you’ve never handled a modern pocket knife with all the fancy new locking systems you may not know, and there … Read more

A Comprehensive Guide to the Best Knife Steels

Best Knife Steel

Anthropologists tell us that it was Homo sapiens’ early Hominid ancestors ability to use tools that enabled them to not only survive, but to thrive in an environment filled with large predatory animals. They were able to survive long enough to eventually evolve into modern humans who then conquered the entire animal kingdom. However, stone age … Read more

How to Sharpen a Pocket Knife

how to sharpen a pocket knife

So you have a dull knife and you want to learn how to sharpen a pocket knife? You’re in luck. The process below will give you that mirror polished bevel that you are looking for. Whetstone I like to soak the stone in water before use, but you do not have to soak some , … Read more

Knife Blade Shapes & Ideal Uses

Pocket Knife Blade Shapes

When talking about knife blades types, we are talking about the design of the blade, or the shape. Different knife blade types are conducive to their ideal uses. There are many available today and often knife makers will make an altered version to trick up the standard knife blade types. For simplicity sake I’ll discuss … Read more