Articles published on this page will be on various topics related to knife making and will range from knife design and development to detailed metallurgical aspects of knife making. I am a Metallurgist by profession with over 40 years experience in commercial heat treatment so if you have any questions please let me know and I’ll publish an answer.
I may even publish a bit of knife history sometime (I just love the story behind the Fairbairn-Sykes Commando dagger!!!).
If you’d like any specific topic to be covered please just click on the contact form at the bottom of the page and let me have your ideas on what you’d like to see.
A question that I tend to get from clients is whether carbon or stainless steel should be used for the blade. I would choose a Stainless Steel for most applications. However, there are some applications where I would definitely advocate a Carbon steel blade. For a...