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Japanese knives have earned a reputation for being high-quality, purpose-built knives with trademark Japanese quality craftsmanship and attention to detail. Consequently, these knives are sought after as valuable kitchen tools. Unscrupulous manufacturers and marketers try to pass off substandard knock-offs as genuine Japanese knives. How can you identify these fakes to prevent being suckered? How …

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Lubricating your pocket knife can add years to its lifetime. That’s why, today, we’ll take a look at the pros and cons of WD-40 as well as other (more suited?) lubricants and how good or bad they are for your precious knives. The best lubricant for pocket knives is Tuf-Glide – an excellent moisture repellent …

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If you’re looking to fix your bent pocket knife clip, you’re in the right place. In this article, we’ll show you the steps and talk about different clips and their pros and cons. By the end, you’ll know how to fix that bent clip and know which clip will best suit your carry style.  Fixing …

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Forged and stamped knives are two of the most common ways that modern knives are made. There are several core differences between these two processes and also in the resulting knife. An honest comparison between forged and stamped knives will highlight the differences between them and give you the necessary information to make a choice. …

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Knife sharpening is an aspect of knife ownership that is intimidating for beginners. There are many different types of sharpening systems to choose from, but how do you decide which one will suit your sharpening purpose the best? Another question is whether you should be looking for a beginner system at all. Here is the …

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Knives are designed in a variety of sizes, shapes and for various intended functions. You will see some knives that incorporate a bolster into their design and others that don’t have one at all. This seems to imply that some knives need a bolster, and others don’t need one. But is this the case, and …

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