Bone Saws. //  Thanks @Christi Spadoni Harris for this pin and so many others. You deserve many followers.

Bone Saws. // Thanks @Christi Spadoni Harris for this pin and so many others. You deserve many followers.

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6 Next-Level Conveniences for a Modern Kitchen

Magnetic strip - Free up counter space by getting rid of your knife block. The beauty of the magnet is that you can also attach other utensils to it, like pizza cutters, or blender blades, keeping them out of the way of little hands, too.

The short belly on this knife ensures deeper cuts when slashing, generally reaching ligament and bone with ease.

The short belly on this knife ensures deeper cuts when slashing, generally reaching ligament and bone with ease.

Survival Skills: How to Make Sharp Stone Tools—Easily! A knife is probably the most basic and valuable survival tool. But what if you would find yourself somehow without your knife? Before our modern day metal knives, stone tools were used, and used quite successfully too. Perhaps we can learn something from the tools of our ancestors. Here is an article to show you how you too can make your own sharp and stone tools.

Survival Skills: How to Make Sharp Stone Tools—Easily! A knife is probably the most basic and valuable survival tool. But what if you would find yourself somehow without your knife? Before our modern day metal knives, stone tools were used, and used quite successfully too. Perhaps we can learn something from the tools of our ancestors. Here is an article to show you how you too can make your own sharp and stone tools.

Classical Tanto - notice the more rounded, less aggressive shape.  Probably, the reason why the modern knifemakers called their fighting knives “tantos” was to invoke the exotic mystique of feudal Japan.  You might be old enough to remember that was a huge craze for ninjas and samurais in the 80s.  In sum, the typical Japanese tanto is simply a general-purpose knife, whereas the “American tanto” is specifically designed for piercing through armor, heavy clothing or bone.

Classical Tanto - notice the more rounded, less aggressive shape. Probably, the reason why the modern knifemakers called their fighting knives “tantos” was to invoke the exotic mystique of feudal Japan. You might be old enough to remember that was a huge craze for ninjas and samurais in the 80s. In sum, the typical Japanese tanto is simply a general-purpose knife, whereas the “American tanto” is specifically designed for piercing through armor, heavy clothing or bone.

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