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  • How to create a mirror edge on a knife?
    June 10, 2021 Artem Dozorov

    How to create a mirror edge on a knife?

    The mirror edge on the blade for many knife fans is the main criterion for high-quality sharpening and great sharpness. Although in reality, there is no direct correlation between the mirror edge and the maximum sharpness. Besides, the matte edge...

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  • History of the development of sharpening devices
    June 3, 2021 Artem Dozorov

    History of the development of sharpening devices

    The sharpening history of mankind goes back to the distant past and is directly related to the history of metal and alloy processing. Around the fifth millennium BC, people began to process metals using meteorite iron as a raw material....

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  • Italian Stiletto: history and modernity
    May 26, 2021 Artem Dozorov

    Italian Stiletto: history and modernity

    Italian stilettos are one of the few modern knives that trace their continuous history back to the Middle Ages. Оn the example of these knives that we can trace the process of evolution of the European knife tradition over several...

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  • Evolution of devices for manual sharpening
    May 19, 2021 Artem Dozorov

    Evolution of devices for manual sharpening

    High-quality sharpening has always been the main condition for working with any tool. Since the beginning of the use of metal tools by humans, the question has always been: how to sharpen them to the maximum sharpness? To do this,...

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  • About knife steels. 420HC steel: sharpening features
    May 13, 2021 Artem Dozorov

    About knife steels. 420HC steel: sharpening features

    420HC steel is currently one of the most popular steels in the affordable price segment. It is used to make knives of many prestigious American companies, and recently steel has become popular outside the United States. The steel belongs to...

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  • Ceramic knife and how to sharpen it
    October 14, 2020 Artem Dozorov

    Ceramic knife and how to sharpen it

    The first historically known tools that resemble knives in their properties are flakes of obsidian-nuclei. I.e., products made of volcanic glass were used by the ancestors several hundred thousand years ago. And having come a long way in metallurgy, humanity...

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