The Best Survival Knife for Any Emergency?

Emergency Survival Knife

I suspect this will be a somewhat controversial post because it deals with uncovering the best survival knives.  Let’s face it, when talking about which knife or knives you’d entrust your life or the lives of your loved ones to, emotions run high and people tend to wonder why x knife wasn’t on the list. … Read more

Victorinox SwissChamp SAK Review

Victorinox SwissChamp Review

I decided not to break all of my fingernails opening the tools, so I grabbed a stock image for this review. Sorry! This is my favorite Swiss Army Knife from Victorinox.  It was a close tie between the Victorinox SwissChamp and the Cybertools knife, but this one edged out because it’s all-around more practical.  I … 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

7 Best Knife Sharpeners

Sharpening studios are great – much better than trying to cut through things and prepare food with knives the equivalent of butter knives in sharpness.  However, sometimes you get the itch to learn how to sharpen your own knives.  Maybe you’ve tried before and didn’t like the way that cheap little pull-through sharpener scraped the … Read more