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Blade Knowledge

This page is about sharing some knowledge I've learned along the way. There's nothing revolutionary in the information provided, and some of it may seem like common sense. Hopefully it is helpful to some. Oh, and please feel free to ask questions or reach out to us for information you'd like to see added on here.


A screwdriver, or a chisel (despite the grind), or a pry-bar, or a bottle/can opener. Your knife also shouldn't be used to cut through metal such as soda/beer cans, food cans, wire etc. There are specific tools for these tasks that are better suited and won't be damaged in the process. It doesn't hurt to carry a multi-tool such as a small Swiss Army knife or a Leatherman to tackle tasks your knife shouldn't be doing.