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TSPROF K03 Standard 2021 Kit with 22% discount!
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  • Mokume-gane: Wood Grain Metal For Knives
    March 18, 2022

    Mokume-gane: Wood Grain Metal For Knives

    Mokume-gane (Jap 木目金/杢目金, metal textured like wood) is a Japanese technique for making decorative damask from various soft metals. It was originally used for decorating expensive samurai swords. The name of this technique is commonly translated as "metal similar to...

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  • Frame-Lock: History and Features
    March 11, 2022

    Frame-Lock: History and Features

    One of the most popular modern knife locks is the framelock, an improved version of the classic "line lock". It is highly durable, easy to open with one hand, and can also be made of a variety of materials. Frame-lock...

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  • Kukri Knife - History and Modernity
    March 1, 2022

    Kukri Knife - History and Modernity

      The Kukri knife is the most famous ethnic knife of Asia. Its unusual appearance with a memorable curve of the blade has become the national symbol of the Gurkhas, an ancient people inhabiting the Himalayas. The historical roots of...

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  • Sharpening History. Swedish Gotland Stone
    February 16, 2022

    Sharpening History. Swedish Gotland Stone

      Since the early Middle Ages, the island of Gotland, the largest of the Swedish islands, has been famous for its sharpening stones. The rich deposits of local sandstone provided the Vikings not only with building material, but also with...

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  • Axicube-I — Angle Finder For Sharpening
    February 9, 2022

    Axicube-I — Angle Finder For Sharpening

      Axicube-I digital angle finder is a new product from TSPROF, designed to improve the accuracy and stability of the sharpening angle adjustment on the TSPROF K03 sharpening system. The device is integrated into the abrasive holder rod, which significantly increases...

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  • Types Of Hunting Knives
    January 25, 2022

    Types Of Hunting Knives

      Hunting knives are probably the oldest type of tool used by man. They originate directly from obsidian and silicon knapping (nucleus), with which ancient people went hunting tens of thousands of years ago. It was the hunting knife that...

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  • Cryotreatment Of Blades
    January 18, 2022

    Cryotreatment Of Blades

    Heat treatment of steel using liquid nitrogen (cryoprocessing) has become one of the main trends in the knife industry in the last decade. This is primarily due to the widespread use of modern powder steels, many of which maximize their...

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  • About Knife Steels. Maxamet Steel
    December 26, 2021

    About Knife Steels. Maxamet Steel

      One of the most interesting modern powder steels is Maxamet, invented by Carpenter corporation. It began to be produced in the 2000s as a high-speed steel designed for the manufacture of tools (cutters, rolls, taps, etc.) and the processing...

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  • 5 Ways To Test The Sharpness Of The Blade
    December 16, 2021

    5 Ways To Test The Sharpness Of The Blade

      The entire period of the development of metallurgy, from about the second millennium BC, people compared the sharpness of blades in different ways. During this time, many methods of checking the sharpness were invented, some of which have survived...

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  • Dirk: The History Of The Naval Dagger
    December 15, 2021

    Dirk: The History Of The Naval Dagger

      One of the most famous types of cold weapons associated with the Navy is the dirk. This is a straight thin dagger with a faceted double-edged blade. Most often, the cross-section of the blade has a shape of rhombus,...

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  • TSPROF Whole-Milled Clamps
    December 6, 2021

    TSPROF Whole-Milled Clamps

    The clamps for the TSPROF K03 knife sharpener are made of high-strength aircraft aluminum of the 7075-T6 brand. This material allows you to get products with minimal weight, but with high strength. There are three types of clamps made of...

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