Heavy Metal - Why blade materials matter
In a previous post, we learned that our ancient ancestors used iron to fashion their blades, which they first discovered in-of all places-meteors t...
Legendary Knife Makers: standing on the shoulders of giants
Last time we looked at the history and origin of knife making. This time we take a look at some of the legends of the craft - those men who continu...
The History of Knife Making
The first knives were created, perhaps even prior to the existence of Homo sapiens! Hard to get your head around, isn't it? But knife-like tools, made simply by breaking open stone to reveal a blade-type edge, have been discovered by archaeologists, dating as far back as 2.6 million years.