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
Prologue: “Seeing what I believe.”On one of the social networks an happy owner of a new Spydiechef in LC200N steel (like the UKPK) was displaying some pictures of his new acquisition. And there go the comments, mostly to congratulate him and share experiences… when I have noticed some young guy’s: “Too bad this knife is … Continue reading Spyderco UK Penknife Salt – All terrain slipjoint Part II
I have the chance to receive a beautiful gift from my friend Gene who lives in Grand Rapids.It is a jade stone made to hone sharp steel handmade by Gabriel J. Warren. Gene has been able to put a mirror edge on his Kapara and he wanted me to try this wonderful portable tool. I … Continue reading A Jade stone and a rex45 blade are in a boat…
So here I am, minding my own business. (Always wanted to start a review with that kind of sentences… à la Michael Di Mercurio.) I love heft. A heavy knife is sexy in my book. Bought in the 80’s, one of my German version of a Buck110 was an anchor and I loved it. I … Continue reading Spyderco Para3 – Let there be light!
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.