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New Knife from Industrial Revolution Features a Fire Wielding Handle

Thursday, August 09, 2012

The Swedish FireKnife combines a flexible, all-around knife with a reliable fire starter. While multi-purpose tools with knives have always been a favorite of outdoorsmen and women who have to pack a lot of essential gear into their pockets or their backpack, until now there has never been a knife that combines the power of fire and steel into one convenient and vigorous device. The new Swedish FireKnife from Industrial Revolution does just that.  Read Full Story

Proper Sharpening is Key to Safe, Effective Filleting By Stan Watson

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

The fisherman’s fillet knife is a truly specialized tool. Good fillet knives have strong, comfortable handles and thin, flexible blades. These thin blades tend to roll over more easily and dull more quickly than the thicker blades on chopping knives, so fillet knives require special treatment to keep them up to the task of quickly, efficiently and safely filleting a freshly caught fish. This special handling includes proper sharpening, preferably with precise diamond sharpening stones.  Read Full Story

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