By Dan For thousands of years all decent outdoorsmen have had all shared something in common, the knife. A good knife is a simple, practical, irreplaceable tool that is neither a pure weapon nor an ornamental showpiece. It is a tool of true utility. Whether you’re skinning game, making a shelter, or preparing a meal everyone who thrusts […]
(Only 3 days left to submit an entry to our reader essay contest. Deadline is Wednesday at 11:59pm. Send your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org) My love of knives as tools by Bill J. For the last 20 years or so I have always carried either a pocket knife or some type of multi-tool. Generally I carried […]
By Albert A. “What has it got in it’s nasty little pocketses?” – Gollum – Lord of the Rings Well; The usual pocket-litter. Wallet, usual cards, licenses, money and such. 2 duplicate key-chains. (I lost a key-chain once and was locked out of my life.) A bottle of hand-sanitizer. A Listerine breath spray. A handkerchief […]
I came across this on Twitter this morning, from the feed BestPocketKnifeToday. Nothing earth-shaking, but I thought it was informative. I didn’t for example know that Ontario made knives in Italy. At any rate, I thought it was worth a quick share. I am guiding in the morning, so I am going back to tying […]
I admit that I like little keychain gizmos. A while back I reviewed the SOG key knife, and found it to be an adequate secondary or tertiary blade for light tasks. When looking for content this afternoon, I stumbled across this little combination knife/bottle opener on Kickstarter, bearing the name The Everyman Porter Key Knife.