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Knife collecting is an extremely rewarding experience for knife enthusiasts. There truly is a knife for everyone. Many increase or hold their value throughout the years, making collecting knives something to pass on to the next generation of knife collectors.

Menuki definition

Knives and Swords 101: What are Menuki?

Per traditional Japanese swordmaking, menuki are metallic charms inserted inside stingray skin wrapped around a sword or knife handle.
Best folding knives for the money

$50 or Less: 4 Excellent Assisted Opening Knives

These four assisted opening knives sit at the intersection of value and performance. They're proof you don't need to spend a bundle for a knife you can enjoy day in and day out.
Accusharp review

5 Myths About Knife Sharpening

Knife sharpening is, on its surface, a simple thing. That hasn't prevented a few myths from popping up, though. Here are five knife sharpening myths, busted.
Photos of custom fantasy knives

Knife Photos: 5 Freaky Fantasy Knives

These fantasy knives, each made by a wizard of custom knifemaking, bring to mind sword-and-sandal TV shows and movies.
Tactical folders in Europe

Tips for Traveling with Knives in Europe

What knives can you bring when traveling in Europe? Use these tips for traveling with knives in Western and Eastern Europe. Know what's legal and what isn't.
Tactical Wharncliffe Knife

Odd Couple: A Wharncliffe Tactical Knife?

What is a Wharncliffe tactical knife? Is one even possible? Here's the story behind this effective pairing from one of the style's pioneering knifemakers.
How to sharpen serrated knives

How to Sharpen a Serrated Knife

Here is how to sharpen a serrated knife, including some recommendations for sharpeners.