Taking the scandi ground Wolfspyder to Norway was logical choice but this little knife has revealed itself as a very reliable EDC in a lot of domains. First it was easy to carry with his new deep carry clip and kept warm even in the Dovre National Park . There it was used for picnic … Continue reading A Wolfspyder in Norway.
I had ordered a titanium deep carry clip for my Yojimbo2 but eventually I did not like how it was slowing the draws on that SD folder. But there is one knife which desserved another attempt: the beloved Wolfspyder. So here it goes ! I’m always amazed at how thick the blade is and how … Continue reading Wolfspyder upgrade – adding a deep pocket clip on the folding bushcrafter.
Like Apollo and Soyouz, those knives are different but got connections. Both are Spyderco folders with no hump, no choils, both equipped with compression locks, nested liners, spoon clips and radical blade designs. Both are made to be carried as EDC. Not too big but not too small with a blade around 3 inches / … Continue reading False Brothers — Wolfspyder and Yojimbo2
When I’ve heard about the collaboration between Ray Mears and Spyderco, I was really excited. Ray Mears !! I knew his show since the 90’s and his gentle way to walk in the beautiful English countryside and doing a lot of thing with a short fixed blade. Wait a minute ?! A short fixed blade in the … Continue reading Spyderco Ray Mears WolfSpyder Collaboration
A knife and a piece of wood make my day. I can sit and enjoy a good blade taking nice wooden chips. Steel chemistry is important, especially how fine its grain is. Back in the 90’s I have found how a Benchmade in M2HSS was more enjoyable than the same model in ATS-34. How is … Continue reading Pleasure of whittling — Which knife ?
“I am the Pie in the sky Looking at you I can read your mind…” This knife used to have the MSRP of a small Sebenza but as it’s been discontinuited I got the chance to buy one at a fraction of its original price. And really, I’m glad to be a later adopter of … Continue reading Spyderco C192TIP – Tasting the Pie In The Sky.
I have been dreaming about that kind of folder for quite a long time. Something heavy, strong with a rounded handle to take in the forest and built some shelter. RealSteel Knives, a Chinese company, may have heard my prayer as they are producing a Bushcraft Folder in two versions: with and without the one … Continue reading RealSteel Knives Bushcraft Folder – Beefy Folding Tool.
Those are the knives I choose when going out. I prefer a 3 inches locking blade. From left to right we have got: the Falcon, the Wolfspyder, the Native 5, the Delica, the Techno and the Chaparral. They are just examples of knives I have got around and which fit the purpose to carry a … Continue reading Short Locking Folders — A plethora of choices !
The title could have been the “Poor Man Woodlore” but it would have not reflect the quality of this N°10 SFK Bushcraft knife. For twenty years now I have follow with interest the long walk of Ray Mears in the wood. Producing an elegant fixed blade to make some magic of barks, sticks and leaves. … Continue reading Casstrom No.10 Swedish Forest knife — My Woodlore Alternative.
My Sliverax is a dancer. you can open in a lot of different ways. The flipper is the first. The thumb with the hole. The middle finger with the hole. The ring finger while holding it handle first and some kind of gravity opening: just a flick of the wrist and “Schlak!” it is ready. … Continue reading SLIVERAX — ELEGANT DREAMED ENGINEERED KNIFE – ACT III: Using.