Spyderco Military CPM CRU-WEAR ~ C36GGY – Fifty Shades of Grey

A smooth G10 handle after some sanding. Back in 1996 I was handling my first Military. It was a CPM440V (S60V) blade with a black G10. Here the link to our old review Fred Perrin and I back in the Geocities’times. Since, well, the constant refinement have made it ever more reliable. Anyway, when I … Continue reading Spyderco Military CPM CRU-WEAR ~ C36GGY – Fifty Shades of Grey

Spyderco Navaja Carbon Fiber ~ C147CF – Spirit of Spaniards

The Navaja is a legendary folding knife. For the first time in History, a folding knife was considered as the poor man sword in a country were sword fencing was the highest art. Actually they were three schools in fencing: the French, the Italian and the Spanish school. In Spain however, everybody were encouraged to … Continue reading Spyderco Navaja Carbon Fiber ~ C147CF – Spirit of Spaniards

Pleasure of whittling — Which knife ?

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 ?

SPYDERCO K2 FOLDER ~ C185TI – The Flat and Furious

Farid Mehr is known for his massive designs. He was even doing integral lock from stainless steel slabs. This is pure heavy metal. Here is his first collaboration with Spyderco and the result is well impressive ! The K2 could be seen as an Über-Sebenza and last but not least this is the first CPM10V … Continue reading SPYDERCO K2 FOLDER ~ C185TI – The Flat and Furious

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