6 Cool types of knives

Knives are designed to be sturdy and easy to use. They have a variety of shapes with different purposes, ranging from chef's knives to hunting knives. Most knives have a blade that curves slightly towards the point, but some can also come in straight varieties. 

Blades are usually made of metal or stainless steel, with some exceptions including ceramic and carbon fiber materials. The handles vary broadly in form and size; handles can range from being completely straight or roughly formed on both ends, some having rubber finger grips for better grip when cutting foods such as meat or cheese. 

Typically the handle is thicker than the blade of the knife so that it does not bend easily when being squeezed (which may cause blunt force trauma injury if not done correctly).

Types of Knives

Knives are one of the most useful tools of all time. There are many types of knives out there, but it isn't always easy to stay on top of the best ones in town. Cool Knives are used for a variety of tasks and come in a variety of shapes and sizes. 

There are many different knives for many different purposes scattered throughout kitchens, hunting stores, hardware stores, department stores and now even big box retailers like Walmart. Here are 6 amazing knives that are worth buying:

1. Pocket Knives

A pocket knife is a small knife with one or more blades, which fold into the handle. These are legal in most jurisdictions. They are typically used for cutting packaging materials, opening boxes, and other similar tasks. These knives can be of all shapes and sizes. The smallest ones weigh only a few ounces, while larger ones may sometimes exceed ten ounces (280 grams). 

Pocket knife

A blade length is usually up to 6 inches (150 mm), but it can also extend to 8 inches or more (200 mm). The most common blade lengths used on cool pocket knives are 3 inches or 4 inches (80 mm or 100 mm). Blades can be fixed (one or two edges) or switchblades, the latter being able to fold into the handle.

The handle is made of materials such as plastic, wood, metal and other types of knurled materials. Some handles are plain while others have a pattern on them. The pattern might include numbers and letters, pictures or shapes. The size of the handle also differs from one knife to another. Usually, it does not exceed three inches (75 mm), but it can feature combining elements such as scales that add a grip for better control.

Read More: Is Pocket Knife a Weapon or Tool?

2. Hidden Blade Knives

Please, what are hidden blade knives? A hidden blade knife is a knife which has a blade that is hidden inside the handle. The handle can be made of metal, plastic, or other materials. 

Hidden blade knives

There are two basic styles of these knives: those with handles that fold down to reveal the blades and those with blades that fold in or flip out from the spine of the handle. Their invention is credited to French nobleman Philippe de Sainct Maxent who lived from about 1645-1714. Hidden blades may include a lipstick knife, comb knife, pen knife and a lot more. 

These types of knives have been used for centuries in military combat as well as for spying and assassination by civilians and law enforcement forces alike. David Star Jordan is credited with inventing the automatic switchblade, patented in 1891 by the "United States Leather Company" of New York.

3. Karambit Knives

Karambit knives are types of knives with a curved blade that is meant to fit around the index finger, allowing the user to stab downward while retaining close control. They are used primarily in combat, but there are some instances where they may be used as self-defense.

Karambit knife

The karabinek is an East-European sword that was adopted by the Albanians who spread Islam throughout their region and later into Anatolia; it then came into use by Southeast Asian Muslims as well. The word “karambit” only entered common usage in English after being imported from Malay during the 16th century when it was spelled “karabat” and later became "kerambit". 

In the 1800s, the karambit knife was introduced to several Southeast Asian countries where it gained popularity among natives and immigrants alike. These are used by a number of law enforcement and military units in Asia (especially Indonesia) for close combat, mostly for last resort or limited application scenarios. In most cases, this is because standard knives and other weapons are restricted due to the political climate of Indonesia. 

The karambit knife can be purchased off-the-shelf in most Indonesian cities with little trouble, unlike bladed weaponry that requires dealing with the black market. The primary advantages of the kerambit include its compactness and concealability; it can be easily hidden in a pocket or in clothing without attracting undue attention.

Also Read: Easy Karambit Knife Tricks

4. Fixed Blade Knives

A fixed blade knife is a knife with a handle that is attached to the blade. Fixed and folding knives are made for different purposes, but some people find fixed blade knives more reliable and easier to use than folding knives. The most common types of fixed blade knives are the ones with a straight-edge cutting edge, which makes it easier to clean up food cuttings or perform other tasks. 

Fixed blade knife

The long term advantage of a fixed blade knife over a folding one is that it allows for greater versatility in the types of tasks you can do, because you don't have to worry about unfolding your knife every time you need it. This paper will explore some common uses for this type of knife and also provide information on what makes them popular.

A fixed blade knife is usually a longer, sturdier version of a folding blade knife. The blade is usually made from high carbon steel, because this steel can better handle the everyday wear and tear that comes with using a knife. Some types of knives are made from stainless steel, which are easier to clean but not quite as good at withstanding everyday wear and tear. 

Other materials include carbon fiber and laminated steel. A few companies have started to produce ceramic knives but they can be very expensive and still have drawbacks such as being unable to withstand extreme temperatures. Beyond the blade material lies the things that make up most of the knife's body-the handle and sheath.

5. Throwing Knives

For thousands of years, throwing knives have been the weapon of choice for hunting and survival. A throw knife is balanced and weighted so it can be thrown a long range with incredible speed and accuracy. Throw knives are made from metal blades attached at the center to a handle with a blade loop on each side. 

Throwing knives

The throwing knife is designed to spin allowing you to hit your target accurately. The speed at which this happens allows a small, but deadly piece of metal to easily penetrate even hard-shelled game such as rabbits or deer's skin without shattering its bones or causing internal injury.

These types of knives tend to come with a spear-point or hybrid point, and are most often used with no sheath. The point is designed to insure penetration into the target and is usually made of steel. You can use one of their throwing knives as a knife too.

6. Damascus Steel Knives

Achieving a difficult task is often not that difficult once you know the secret. And in the case of your different types of knives, knowing the secret means understanding what steel is and how it can be made into a knife. The most famous type of steel that's used in knife making is Damascus Steel. Here's how Damascus Steel gets made:

Damascus steel

The start to making damascus steel starts with iron ore, or bog iron as some people call it, that has been heated to very high temperatures until it turns into liquid iron metal. As with any other liquid, it is shaped into a mold to form something else. In this case, it is made into a bar. However, unlike most other metals that are made into bars, the bars of iron aren't forged.

Instead, they're piled in a stack and pounded with a large hammer until they have compressed the entire stack of iron ore into one very thin and very long bar (the process itself is called forging). This thin and long bar can now be forged into any useful shape (such as knives), while still maintaining its strength because it was hammered out using layers of iron ore instead of being forged like normal steel is.

Grab Your Favorite Knife!

Knives are useful tools from cutting tools to self defense knives. However, with the exception of certain types like kitchen knives, hunting knives and bowie knives, there is a limit to the types of knives that are available. For this reason, it is difficult to know what type of knife you should buy. Be careful while buying a knife for yourself.

Knives are classified depending on the type of uses they are used for. For example, kitchen knives can be classified as either chef's knife or butcher's knife depending on the purpose. There are a variety of different types of blades that come in different shapes, sizes and hardness. 

Nevertheless, it is important to know how the blade will interact with substances such as water or food. This is because there are some knives that may not be able to cut into food or will melt under certain conditions. The placement of a blade within the handle should also be examined before buying a knife.