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A glossary detailing specialist terminology for describing the construction and classification of knives.

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Wharncliffe is the name given to the blade shape where the spine curves to meet a predominantly straight cutting edge. Widely regarded as effecient and useful cutting tool design due to its maximised ...

Domain: Engineering; Category: Mechanical engineering

Jimping ist das Schneiden von Nuten oder Verzahnungen im Griff eines Messers, Traktion zu erhöhen. Beliebte Gebiete für die Anwendung des Jimping zählen den konkave Daumen Rest, auf viele moderne ...

Domain: Engineering; Category: Mechanical engineering

Parkošanās ir īpašnieka deskriptors Grimsmo naži ' Norseman asmens forma, kur galveno līderi līknes mugurkaula izliektu loku līdz. Dizains nav ziņots kā hinderence ar nazi griešanas spēju un ...

Domain: Engineering; Category: Mechanical engineering

The Falchion is a medieval knife design that encorporates a wide, long and fairly straight blade with a curved knifepoint, much akin to the original Bowie Knife designs of the mid 19th Century. Its ...

Domain: Engineering; Category: Mechanical engineering

Stilettos are a class of European knife. Usually regarded as an off-hand weapon, stilettos are purely offensive knives. Stiletto blades are slender and usually double edged with a thicker than ...

Domain: Engineering; Category: Mechanical engineering

A traditional Japanese knife, shorter than a Tanto only being around 8" total in length, the Kaiken (originally Kwaiken) was carried by both men and women. It is famous for being the blade ...

Domain: Engineering; Category: Mechanical engineering

The stop pin is an integral part of a folding knife's anatomy. It is a length of dowel, usually made from steel or other resistant material, that is held by the knife scales through a track in the ...

Domain: Engineering; Category: Mechanical engineering

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