Knife Collecting

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.

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The Legacy of Bob Loveless’s Dropped Hunter

Bob Loveless changed knifemaking and knife collecting forever with his dropped hunter. Here's the story behind this classic custom knife and why it refuses to fade away.

D2 Tool Steel Just Keeps Cutting

D2 tool steel just keeps cutting. It's been around a long time and enjoys a solid reputation among custom and factory knifemakers and knife users. As with many high-performance steels, it experiences a range...
How to sharpen serrated knives

How to Sharpen a Serrated Knife

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

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.
What is the hardest steel

Knifemaking 101: What Is SM-100 (Nitinol)?

The short answer is Nitinol, but that's not why knifemakers and collectors are so interested in it.
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The Best Way to Hand Someone a Knife

Here's the only way to safely hand off a knife with an exposed blade. It's simple, and you'll look like a knife pro every time you do it.

4 Steps to Perfect Freehand Sharpening

    1) Select a Sharpener Invest in a good bench stone. You have the natural ones like the Arkansas stones and the manmade ones such as the Norton India stone. There are also the diamond-bonded stones...