Published at Wednesday, August 01st 2018, 01:52:57 AM by Lorie Shelton. Knives. Knives are primarily utility hand-held equipment. They are tools that can be used to perform certain functions. As such, there are different kinds of knives that can be used for different purposes. Here is a basic survey of different types of knives known in modern times.
Published at Saturday, August 11th 2018, 04:11:42 AM. Knives By Cathryn William. Another type of all purpose knives are the fixed blade varieties. These knives have more stable blades. Typically, screws are used to hold the blade firmly in place and are attached to the handle.
Published at Saturday, August 11th 2018, 02:15:47 AM. Knives By Rhonda Nixon. Precision knives are ideal for cutting paper and thin cardboard. These knives are commonly used as tools for handicrafts and other highly specialized cutting jobs.
Published at Saturday, August 11th 2018, 00:40:00 AM. Knives By Rhonda Nixon. It can be used for any type of cutting job. Normally, all purpose knives would have a 3 to 4 inches long blade. The handle could be made from any material depending on the manufacturer but the most common is laminated plastic. Some handle designs also include die-cast metal lining. But there are designer all purpose utility knives that have handles made from ivory, animal horn, or silver.
Published at Friday, August 10th 2018, 23:02:49 PM. Knives By Hazel Garrett. Cooking or Kitchen knives are also utility knives but they are specifically designed for the kitchen. There are many sub-types of cooking knives such as boning, fillet, chefs, cleaver, bread, and ham slicer. There are other small knives that can be used for the kitchen but these are the most commonly used varieties.
Published at Friday, August 10th 2018, 20:58:58 PM. Knives By Violet Fulton. The selection of survival knives is a personal choice. Evaluate what type of terrain you will be in (Desert, Jungle, Woods, Rocks), what your most likely needs will be (digging for water, building a fire, making a shelter, cutting bandages, gathering food), your own physical strength (Don't buy a 5lb. Knife if you can't use it) and keep in mind the points discussed above. When you make your selection remember - Cheap is not a bargain when you need to survive. You do not get any ribbons for finishing second in a survival situation!
Published at Friday, August 10th 2018, 19:28:17 PM. Knives By Roseann Pennington. Most survival knives have a multi-purpose blade. The blade can usually perform multiple tasks like chopping,cutting, spearing and prying. The handle often has a lanyard hole so the survival knife can be tied to a pole to make a spear.
Published at Friday, August 10th 2018, 17:34:47 PM. Knives By Cora Blake. Survival Knives do not have to look fancy. A good solid useful design is what you should be looking for when evaluating a survival knife. Any knife can be used as a survival knife if that is the only knife you have.