Knife Knowledge

    How-To: Tying the Chris Reeve 'Coil Knot'

    6th Oct 2015

    Tying the Chris Reeve 'Coil Knot' The iconic  fob attached to Chris Reeve knives, known as a "coil knot," can be handy on other knives as well. It's easy to tie, too -- here are step- … read more

    How-To: Opening a pocketknife

    6th Oct 2015

    Opening a pocketknife No doubt about it, some slipjoint pocketknives have a harder "pull" than others, and sometimes it's hard to get the knack of a knife right away. In addition, every folding … read more

    How-To: Cleaning a really dirty pocketknife

    2nd Oct 2015

    Cleaning a really dirty pocketknife Maybe it got left out in the rain overnight. Or perhaps you took it along on a hunt and forgot to clean it up afterward. However it happened, your pocketknife … read more

    How-To: Improvising sharpening tools

    1st Oct 2015

    Improvising sharpening tools Whenever you have an edge in need of attention and your preferred sharpening tools are back home in your workshop, all you have to do is look around -- you'll usually … read more

    How-To: Modifying a coated knife to strike a firesteel

    1st Oct 2015

    Modifying a coated knife to strike a firesteel A firesteel requires a sharp striker. It's possible to use your knifeā€™s blade to make sparks fly, of course, but that can create a dull spot y … read more