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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

  • Kapesní nože Indispensable Pocket Knife

    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 boots, close your packed rucksack and and head out into the wilderness, make sure you didn’t leave your pocket knife behind! It will be a good companion on your adventures.

  • Japonské nože Master the Art of Asian Cooking with Japanese Knives

    Made of the finest steel, forged in the Far East, superbly sharp. Discover the quality of Japanese knives, master tools worthy of professional chefs.

  • Damašková ocel The Mystery of Damascus Steel

    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.

  • Švýcarský nůž 9 Eyebrow-Raising Facts About Swiss Knives

    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 you only know if you come from Switzerland, or if you are a fan or collector. If you are one of the above, just check if we are right about those. If you are none of the above, continue reading!

  • Nože A Knife Is an Ideal Helper in Life but Also an Insidious Weapon

    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. Everybody uses one, most of us can handle it deftly. Where did it come from and how did it evolve over the centuries?

  • Nůž Karambit Karambit, for Self-Defense or Peeling Fruit

    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 early as the 11th century, in Indonesia people still use it thanks to its practicality.

  • Nůž SAX A Long Knife That Could Surprise the Opponents: The Magical Seax

    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 because of their practical size, the display of perfect workmanship or the possibility to surprise the enemies. The Northeners were using them for centuries. What were the benefits of combat knives?

  • Knife – Man’s Best Friend

    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 various versions of this tool, and their use spans from kitchens to military, historical fights or martial arts. But how were they first created? What types of knives are there? And what maintenance do they require?

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