Tag Archives: Knives

  • Skalpel: A Steak Knife That Looks like a Scalpel (Video)

    Skalpel: A Steak Knife That Looks like a Scalpel (Video)

    I’ve often wondered if surgeons ever feel tempted to use their tools for other purposes at home. I still don’t know whether they do or not, but I do know that there’s now a steak knife especially for those who have long desired to cut through a tough piece of meat with a scalpel. It’s […]

  • Folding Steak Knife From Kai

    Folding Steak Knife From Kai

    I have a fondness for products that double as sight gags, and it’s been a blue moon since I saw one as funny as the Folding Steak Knife from Kai. I mean, just think of it.  Why in the world would you ever need to unexpectedly produce a steak knife? But, being prepared means expecting […]

  • GS1 From JHO Knives: At Last, Your Arm is Complete Again

    GS1 From JHO Knives: At Last, Your Arm is Complete Again

    JHO Knives have, if you’ll pardon the phrase, carved out quite a niche for themselves as a maker of clever and novel pieces of cutlery, like the finger-sized Nug recently featured on this very site. Their latest joint takes its design cues from the classic straight razor: the GS1. The “GS” in GS1 stands for […]

  • KNASA: The Chef’s Knife Inspired by NASA

    KNASA: The Chef’s Knife Inspired by NASA

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, I’m sad to say, isn’t what it used to be. Fifty years ago it held the eyes of the world as it raced against Russia to make it to the moon, not out of any practical necessity but in the name of scientific exploration. Those days are over, but […]

  • Ka-Bar Tactical Spork

    Ka-Bar Tactical Spork

    Over the course of a soldier‘s life, he or she comes across myriad weapons and tools necessary to his or her survival. The latest is the Ka-Bar Tactical Spork, which combines the skewering power of the fork with the scooping function of a spoon, as well as the multi-purpose cutting power of a serrated knife […]

  • The Nug From JHO Knives: The Knife That Fits on Your Finger

    The Nug From JHO Knives: The Knife That Fits on Your Finger

    There are probably myriad scenarios in which you might need or want a knife that fits around your finger like a ring, but I’m having trouble coming up with any that aren’t bad news. But bad news happens, so I guess it’s a good thing that The Nug from JHO Knives exists. The Nug is […]

  • SlideBelts Survival Belt May Keep Your Pants And Life From Falling Down

    SlideBelts Survival Belt May Keep Your Pants And Life From Falling Down

    We’re all familiar with Batman‘s famous utility belt, which stores everything the Caped Crusader needs to fight crime in Gotham City. While such a device may be impractical in the real world, the SlideBelts Survival Belt is a reasonable substitute. Crafted from a sturdy but flexible high-tensile-strength synthetic blend, the SlideBelts Survival Belt has a […]

  • Grovemade Pocket Knife

    Grovemade Pocket Knife

    Hey, want to see a pocket knife? It’s made in the USA but inspired by the Japanese higonokami tradition, it has an Elmax steel blade that’s sharpened by hand, and its wood handle (in your choice of either maple or walnut) has been sanded and given a vegetable oil finish, also by hand. It’s the […]

  • Chop Cutting Boards Hold Your Cutlery Too

    Chop Cutting Boards Hold Your Cutlery Too

    Unless you’re in the habit of throwing your kitchen knives into your cutting board—pirate-ship style, so the blades embed in the surface of the board—you probably have a separate place for your knives. But why? With Chop Cutting Boards, you can always keep your cutlery right at hand where you do your cutting. Chop Cutting […]