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Knife steel composition chart

As a deeper analysis of our Guide to the Best Knife Steel, we’ve compiled the reference table below showing the most popular types of knife steel and their composition of the various chemical elements and compositions. You can click on the column to sort the data according to its feature. Below the table you can […]

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The Difference Between A Single & A Double Edged Blade

In European tradition, knives are bevelled on both sides of the blade; coming to a point in the middle. In Japanese tradition, however, the bevel is only formed on one side (usually the right-hand side). What is the purpose and/or advantage of this? First, let’s explain what is meant when talking about knives, single/double-sided blades […]