In the wake of Hurricane Sandy I think we’re all evaluating our preparedness for extreme events, with that in mind, meet the Böker EMS Rescue Knife.
The KA-BAR US Marine Corp Fighting Knife is one of those tools that’s become a self-sustaining icon, it’s the single most famous fixed blade knife design in the world (and for very good reason).
The 50 state legal Mantis Bottleneck Knife caught my eye last week, I like to try to keep a small knife on me as they can tend to come in handy when you least expect it and this one has the added bonus of..
First created in 1929 by Gaspard Cognet the Douk-Douk knife is still made by M.C. Cognet in France using the same, time tested methods. Each blade is handmade from high-carbon steel and both handle and blade features a beautiful series of engravings that are a story unto themselves.
Joel Bukiewicz is a man who, in some respects, fell into the knife making trade and in doing so, found a dormant talent that now has him creating some of the most highly prized kitchen knives in the US.
Handmade knives are a bit of a rarity nowadays, the artisans who make them are a dying breed largely replaced by machines sitting on factory floors in Chinese industrial towns.
A decent pocket knife is an essential tool in any self-respecting man’s arsenal, the Swiss Army Knives are great but perhaps a little passé with every man and his dog having at least one of the little red wonders lying around somewhere.