Tag: knives

Your Favorite Small Pocket Knife

A small pocket knife is likely an every-day carry item for most who are reading this, and they are a great little tool for a multitude of uses. Chances are you also have more than just a “small” pocket knife to choose from, however you probably carry that one particular …

The Best Knife For Batoning Wood

(image: Dave Canterbury)   Some knives are better than others for batoning wood. Batoning wood is to split or cut small diameter wood while using a baton and a knife. A baton is a makeshift heavy ‘stick’ (see below). There’s a technique to batoning wood, but it essentially is the …

The Secret To Sharpening A Knife

The secret to sharpening a knife to its sharpest possible edge is to maintain consistency of angle while drawing the blade across an abrasive surface. It’s all about the proper angle (degrees) and keeping it the same while sharpening (and of course, the materials of the abrasive sharpening surface). An …
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