Victorinox Rescue Tool

The Victorinox Rescue Tool was created by a fireman who needed a tool he could easily use to break the glass on a vehicle, cut through said glass, and slice through seatbelts like butter.  He believed that no one was better equipped to build such an all-in-one tool as Victorinox, so we now have the … Read more

The Complete History of Swiss Army Knives

Complete History of Swiss Army Knives

Multi-tools are handy.  You not only get your pocket knife (or pliers, hammer, hatchet, or whatever other tools), but you also get a plethora of other handy tools.  They’ll never replace a full toolbox, but when you’re in a pinch or have some little project you’re working on, it’s far more convenient to reach into … Read more

9 Best Swiss Army Knives

Swiss Army Knife, SAK

My first knife was a Swiss Army Knife (SAK) when I was 11 years old.  I think people thought I wanted to be Macgyver, but I actually wanted to be like Cody from The Rescuers Down Under.  Cody had a pocket knife, and I thought that was the coolest thing I’d ever seen.  I asked my … Read more

FantastiCAR 15-in-1 Multi-Tool Review

FantastiCAR Swiss Army Knife

Never heard of FanastiCAR multitools?  I hadn’t either until my wife’s cousin’s kid wanted one like her brothers.  Her brothers wanted their knives more for the novelty than anything else, and their parents suspected their daughter just wanted one for the sake of having one, so when Sam went on a mission to find something … Read more

Spyderco Dragonfly 2 Review

spyderco dragonfly ii

Reese reviewed one of my favorite knives of all time, the Spyderco Ladybug 3 Hawkbill, the other day.  I was reading over the article and noticed that he included links to some of the different variations, and I think one included a straight-edged drop-point knife.  If you want my opinion (and if you’re reading the … Read more

Spyderco Ladybug 3 Review (Hawkbill Edition)

Spyderco Ladybug 3 Hawkbill

The Spyderco Ladybug 3 is one of our favorite knives here at the Daily Knife Slice.  This knife is small and lightweight (one of the smallest knives we’ve reviewed) but does its job well.  It comes in several variations, which we’ll discuss later. While this review focuses on the hawkbill/talon variation, most of it can … Read more

Damascus Steel 101: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Damascus Steel

Damascus knives sure are pretty, aren’t they?  For over 1,000 years, these blades have fascinated us, and by losing the secret to Damascus steel, we only became more enamored with it.  Modern recreations create knives with stunning patterns, giving them an exotic look, but how did these blades function? Legend has it that when King … Read more

Buck Knives 284 Bantam Review

Buck Knives is a good knife company that makes affordable, versatile knives.  The 284 Bantam is no different, being a budget knife that manages to get the job done.  It comes reasonably sharp and will fit in just about any pocket or bag. Specs Total Length: 4 3/8″ Blade Length: 2 3/4″ Blade Material: 420HC … Read more