Notebook

What is Carbidizing
What is Carbidizing and Does it Make a Difference?
August 30, 2018 in Knifemakers Notebook

Lately whether by fashion or by merit, carbidized edges have become a popular performance add on for many knifemakers. Though I still get asked the question… What is carbidizing? Carbidizing is the process of micro layering Tungsten Carbide onto a metal surface. Tungsten Carbide is very hard, typically much harder than the steel its being […]

Combative-Knife
Critical Elements of the Combative Knife – Pt 1 – Ergonomics
May 15, 2018 in Knifemakers Notebook

There are Critical Elements of Combative Knife Design that are universal to all knives intended for combative application. These are design elements which can determine the effectiveness of the weapon and as such require serious considerations both by the knifemaker and the eventual user. The first Critical Elements of Combative Knife Design is the grip. […]