Category Archives: knives

Ceramic knives inspired by cavemen

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New York designer Matthias Kaeding has an interesting new idea for kitchen knife designs &mdash why not take it back a few years and resurrect designs from the Stone Age? His Neolithic knives, made with high quality ceramic, actually work…

Pointless nanny state knife about to hit stores

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Britain is the unsurprising origin of this ridiculous implement. Inspired by calls to ban kitchen knives entirely, this Home Office-approved item will soon be available from New Point Knives. If there was a Nobel prize for missing the…

Review: Wüsthof electric knife sharpener

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My kitchen knives have been dull for way too long. I have a sharpening steel, but I find it hard to use. I'm also too lazy to take all five of my kitchen knives to a professional knife sharpener. The…

Atwood Knives "Fixer" out this week

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Peter Atwood's next knife+tool goes by the name of "Fixer", which combined with the hex in the center makes me think it's some sort of bike tool. It'll be available tomorrow or Wednesday for a frightening but typical…

The Nack utility knife has a barrel full of blades

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"The Nack" knife has 15 blades pre-loaded in the hilt, making it possible to switch out a dull blade for a new one without taking the knife apart. Of course that means you also have to buy replacement cartridges from…

Joel's Christmas list, entry 39: Wolverine blade claws

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$40. For the death metal, flea market sociopath and multi-tasking, Weapon X mohel alike. Tomahawk Skull Gauntlet [Budk via Slippery Brick]…

Gerber Artifact multitool has tiny, replaceable blades

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Gerber snuck out this cute little "Artifact" multi-tool when I wasn't looking. Just a little longer than a cigarette lighter, it includes a Phillips and flathead screwdrivers, a bottle opener, wire stripper, prybar, and a knife — and the knife…

Boyd Ashford Turtle pocket knife

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This cute little pocket knife, designed by Boyd Ashworth, is only two-inches long when folded and weights just 1.3 ounces. Despite its oddly endearing shape, it can still be opened one-handed. It's available in multiple finishes for $40. Catalog Page

Michael Ruhlman suggests a book about kitchen knives

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Michael Ruhlman recommends the book An Edge in the Kitchen. It's a whole book about kitchen knives!
Chad Ward, a writer based in North Carolina, has written a handsome volume on knives and everything you might want to know

WASP Injector Knife inflates sharks

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The "WASP Injector Knife" secrets a CO2 canister in the handle which, when a small button on the hilt is triggered, injects a blast of 850psi gas through a channel in the knife's blade, inflating the target with a painful…