How to Pick the Right Chef Knife For You

how to pick a chef knife

Choosing a chef knife sometimes feels like buying a car. All cars get you from A to B, yet there are still so many different models and price ranges that it becomes very difficult to pick the right one for you. Buying a chef knife is a very similar experience. They all practically do the … Read more

How to Close a Pocket Knife Safely

How to close a knife safely

A pocket knife can add a lot of functionality to your everyday life. But if you don’t take care of it, it won’t last long and you’ll find yourself looking for a new one. Part of caring for your new knife is knowing how to operate it, including how to properly close the knife when … Read more

The Stiletto Knife [Complete Guide]

Stiletto Knife Guide

As a knife collector, I’ve tried out many different knives over the years. Some knives I’ve tried once or twice and forgotten about them. My time with the stiletto knife wasn’t one of those times. This is a knife that is both practical and a great display piece. It’s a knife that would make for … Read more

Best Knife Gifts for Homecooks In 2021

best knife gifts for any budget

If you have a cooking enthusiast in your life, they are bound to love some high-quality cookware as a thoughtful gift. However, you may be stuck trying to decide what exactly to get them. Luckily, most homecooks really want to have a high-quality knife or knife set for their kitchen. It’s a gift they’ll be … Read more

What Is Pakkawood? Does It Make A Great Knife Handle?

What Is Pakkawood? Does It Make A Great Knife Handle?

Pakkawood isn’t new. It’s an engineered material that has seen a lot of use since its conception. It’s strong, ultra-durable, and fairly water-resistant. In short, it makes for the perfect material for a knife handle. What Is Pakkawood? Pakkawood isn’t a natural material. Rather, it’s man-made. The result is a wood and resin composite that … Read more