Choosing a knife for the city.

You don’t need a reason to carry a knife. Whatever they ask you, just lie or tell them what they want to hear. In the woods or in the countryside carrying a knife, whatever your gender, is wise. But in the city ? You really think you will defend yourself with a knife ? Let’s … Continue reading Choosing a knife for the city.

Tuscan Raiders #4 – Geometries, Gayle Spyderco Gayle Bradley Junction and whittling.

It has all started when I wanted to review the Spyderco Gayle Bradley Junction. It’s a great design for an EDC fixed blade which can be used for everything. Easy to carry in its pancake constructed bolteron sheath. But the edge was just too thick for my own use. To my knowledge, SPF27 is some … Continue reading Tuscan Raiders #4 – Geometries, Gayle Spyderco Gayle Bradley Junction and whittling.

Spyderco Amsterdam Minimeet the 10th Anniversary Report

This review will be update on regular basis as we are also dependent from Spydercollector pictures. Nemo: Again we have been 80 lucky people to attend the 10th Anniversary Spyderco Meet in Amsterdam. Some were there since the beginning like my friend JD and this post will be both impressions. Here the list of knives … Continue reading Spyderco Amsterdam Minimeet the 10th Anniversary Report

SPYDERCO NILAKKA ~ C164GBN – Round 2 – Hard Use Folding Puukko

I could not imagine that a knife with a 4.5mm thick stock blade could be considered as some kind of safe queen ever. A delicate collection folder destined to open letters (and clean nails). The Nilakka is from Pekka Tuominen for God’s sake. He is a exmilitary, a countryman, a masterbladesmith and a gifted knifemaker … Continue reading SPYDERCO NILAKKA ~ C164GBN – Round 2 – Hard Use Folding Puukko

Bark River Knives – Canadian Special CPM3V – Lord of the Forest

This a first glimpse at a new acquisition: the Canadian Special has been designed by Mike Stewart owner of Bark River Knives and it is his favorite knife of this size. It’s his own version of the famous Canadian skinner D.H. Russell Canadian Belt Knife made by Grohmaan since 1957. This is not my first … Continue reading Bark River Knives – Canadian Special CPM3V – Lord of the Forest

Spyderco Domino C172CFTI – Flipping High Quality EDC – The JD / Nemo exchanges

For this post I have invited my friend JD to discuss together about the Domino. It’s a on going project and the post will be updated regularly instead of letting the discussion rolls afterward. Also more pics will be released later. When I first heard about the release of the Domino and being not present … Continue reading Spyderco Domino C172CFTI – Flipping High Quality EDC – The JD / Nemo exchanges