Hardened steel is the heart of any blade. The search for higher-performance steels has led to a number of metallurgical advancements but what is the best steel for knives? For a knife lover, it’s worth spending a little time understanding steel to appreciate what the “best steel” might be for your application.
Not only will it help you make more informed decisions when buying a knife but it will also give you the knowledge needed to interact with your fellow knife enthusiast.
So you want to buy a custom knife? Well, the custom knife world can be a difficult one to navigate, with its own etiquette and hierarchy that isn’t overtly obvious when you first start out. A Custom knife means craftsmanship, high-quality materials, and artful designs and are unique as the makers who craft them. They …