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How to Choose and Sharpen a Knife

There are many types of knives and each type is designed to serve different purposes. Most people will be familiar with kitchen knives. But did you know there are also hunting knives, mushroom knives, combat knives for self-defence and special throwing knives, and many other types? If you are curious, read more about the topic. We have prepared detailed articles not just about knives. Learn more about how to sharpen your knife, or how to choose the best sushi knife

History of the Dagger: From Flint Tool to Weapon
History of the Dagger: From Flint Tool to Weapon
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Daggers are one of the oldest tools used by man. They evolved from primitive fist wedges made of flint as early as the Palaeolithic, and as people eventually began to use metals and developed daggers, what was once a tool now played a significant…
Make Sushi Like a Pro with the Right Knife!
Make Sushi Like a Pro with the Right Knife!
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Good sushi requires a good knife. But what is a good knife? Don't take any chances and read through our tips. This will save you a lot of frustration and prevent a lot of crushed rolls. We'll also tell you how to use the knife properly.
How to Throw a Throwing Knife Like a Boss
How to Throw a Throwing Knife Like a Boss
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Throwing with a throwing knife is not as easy as it may seem at first glance, but with a little practice, you can do it. All you need are a few special knives and a target. We'll tell you how to choose the right throwing knife and how to use it.
Hunting Knife - Hunter’s Symbol Since 17th Century
Hunting Knife - Hunter’s Symbol Since 17th Century
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Before you head out into the woods, check out some information about the history of hunting, and about different types of hunting knives! You never know when this information might be useful! We also have tips on how to choose the right hunting…
Indispensable Pocket Knife
Indispensable Pocket Knife
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Whether you need to brush off the dirt from your freshly picked up mushrooms, cut a rope or defend yourself against wild animals, pocket knife is your best friend in the woods. And a Swiss Army knife can do even more! Before you put on your hiking…
Master the Art of Asian Cooking with Japanese Knives
Master the Art of Asian Cooking with Japanese Knives
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Made of the finest steel, forged in the Far East, superbly sharp. Discover the quality of Japanese knives, master tools worthy of professional chefs.
The Mystery of Damascus Steel
The Mystery of Damascus Steel
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Some people considered Damascus steel to be the best material for weapons. Damascus steel remains shrouded in myths until today. Read more about mysteries surrounding Damascus steel in our article.
9 Eyebrow-Raising Facts About Swiss Knives
9 Eyebrow-Raising Facts About Swiss Knives
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Swiss knives are originally from Switzerland, as the name suggests. They usually have a can opener, among other things. The handle is traditionally red with a white cross. But you probably know all this already. There are, however, some facts that…
A Knife Is an Ideal Helper in Life but Also an Insidious Weapon
A Knife Is an Ideal Helper in Life but Also an Insidious Weapon
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You couldn’t really find a more versatile tool. The knife was one of the first weapons and also household helpers. We can see it in the cutlery drawer, in battle reconstructions, in self-defence lessons, in shops or when collecting mushrooms.…
Karambit, for Self-Defense or Peeling Fruit
Karambit, for Self-Defense or Peeling Fruit
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A stealth pocketknife called Karambit has roots in Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. It originally served as a pocketknife for locals, similar to the folding knife of the Swiss type in Europe. This extraordinary hand tool can be found as…
A Long Knife That Could Surprise the Opponents: The Magical Seax
A Long Knife That Could Surprise the Opponents: The Magical Seax
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For the Vikings, seax was a reliable weapon of last resort in combat. Seax, also called sramasax, was an inconspicuous long knife at first glance, but it could catch enemies off guard. Long knives were very popular among the Northerners, maybe…
Knife – Man’s Best Friend
Knife – Man’s Best Friend
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Everybody knows what a knife is. It is the most universal and the most used instrument of all times. Knives have been human companions since the very beginning of human history and, over time, they have evolved significantly. As of today, there are…
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