Knives Reviews - Knife Structure


Terms and definitions concerning knives parts are changed over the time, and even today may be different depending on the origins and geographical areas in which knives are produced.
It happens frequently to read about a variety of sources (both on the web and magazines) that terms related to knives structure are improperly or incorrectly used. I report below the results of extensive research, personal experience and comparison with field experts.


  • Fixed blade  FIXED BLADE  Construction ways of fixed-blade knives may be of various; essentially the knife consists of a '"soul" inside the Read More
  • Folding FOLDING KNIFE Leaving aside blade nomenclature, which is the same of fixed-blade knives, following there are main folding knives characteristics. Read More
  • Different blade types DIFFERENT BLADE TYPES Blades can be made ​​in various configurations; below we analyze the classic ones.         Read More
  • Grinds TYPE of GRINDS The part that really characterizes a knife, and also the most difficult to achieve, is the grind.Grinds Read More
  • Fuller Blood-groove or fuller??? Even today someone called "blood-groove" the gouges or grooves sometimes present on the blades. we will try Read More
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