Why carbon knives? / Use and care.

macro photograph of carbon steel for knives

The soul of the knife No, I’m not getting all woo-woo-y on you, but it’s difficult to discuss the inherent greatness of carbon steel without somehow referring to the energy and internal character of the steel. Carbon steel, by definition, is steel¬†that contains less than the necessary 13% Chromium content of stainless steel. Two steels: […]

What kind of knife should I get?

50% science, 50% skills, 100% personal preference Discussing knife materials can quickly get you into murky water. The two primary reasons for the murkiness are the way the the maker dealt with the materials (heat treating, grind, etc.) and personal preference. The only way to develop a preference is to play with what’s available to […]