Knife Knowledge

    FAQ: Why did my NEW knife come dull?

    24th Mar 2015

    That is a great question.  In an ideal world, every new knife would come right from the factory with a razor sharp edge.  The fact is they don't. Let me explain.  There … read more

    FAQ: "What is tool steel?"

    8th Jan 2015

    Question: "What is tool steel?" Tool steel is a term that refers to high carbon alloys that are optimal for use in tools, particularly where a high edge retention, resistance to abrasion and d … read more
    FAQ: How Do I Maintain My Carbon Steel Knives?

    FAQ: How Do I Maintain My Carbon Steel Knives?

    2nd Dec 2014

    With the popularity of traditional and custom knives (like  Great Eastern Cutlery, Northwoods Knives, Bark River Knives, Fiddleback Forge, etc), we are asked all the ti … read more
    FAQ: Do Bark River Knives have a Micro-Bevel?

    FAQ: Do Bark River Knives have a Micro-Bevel?

    1st Dec 2014

    In a word, "No."Some people have reported seeing a microbevel (or a secondary bevel) on Bark River Knives, but what they are likely seeing is a difference in the polish on the edge of the blade.M … read more