what is the best blade grind

What’s the Best Kind of Knife Grind?

The most popular knife grinds today are hollow, flat and convex. Which one is the best overall? And does edge geometry matter more than heat treating? A few renowned knifemakers give their opinions.

BLADE’S SPECIAL EDC ISSUE

A bevy of EDC knives graces the cover of our special EDC issue: the CRKT CEO, V Nives Killabite, Hogue Knives First Response Trauma Tool, TOPS Knives Mini Tanimboca Puukko and Gerber Knife Key...

Three Blades with an East Asian Design Flair

Three blades with an Eastern design flair are zesty cutters For many decades Asian knives, tools and swords languished in the cutlery industry, remembered most for blades brought back by U.S. service personnel who fought...

SOG Knives Refreshes in 2020

THE AWARD-WINNING FACTORY KNIFE COMPANY UNDERGOES A BRAND REFRESH IN 2020 The year was 1986. The Soviet Union hosted its first Goodwill Games. Halley’s Comet was visible from Earth for the first time in 76...

3 Awesome Axes for Chopping Wood Like a True Lumberjack

THREE FACTORY AXES TAKE THE CHOP, LIMB, TRIM, SHAVE AND STRIP TEST BY JAMES MORGAN AYRES We got snowed in one New Year’s in a rented cabin in the mountains. When I expressed concern about...
Best knife sharpeners for the money

BLADE Knife Sharpener Buyer’s Guide

BLADE's guide breaks down the best knife sharpeners to buy in 2018. You'll find knife sharpener reviews, tips, and information for making the best decision.

27 Star-Spangled, Flag-Waving Knives That Cut Great

You need a knife. Everyone needs a knife. You know those plastic zip ties that you can't get the scissor blade under that are lashing down the new grill spatula? Yeah, those. You need...
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