Alessandra De Santis
LionSteel won its third consecutive Blade Show "Overall Knife of the Year" Award, this year with the SR-11 folding knife.
Livio Franti, a carpenter by profession, entered into the world of knifemaking only recently.
Even today someone calls "blood-groove" the groove sometimes present on blades. We will try to analyze its real function, providing the most common interpretations.
The part that further characterize a knife, and even the most difficult to accomplish, is the grinding.
Below we provide an overview of the most popular types of blade profiles, keeping in mind that there are many variants, modifications and combinations of the various profiles, making it sometimes difficult to classify them uniquely.
The Barong (or Barung) machete is a traditional weapon of the Tausug Moro of Sulu and it makes part of the Parang family. It has variable size (30 to 60 cm) and it has origin from Philippines archipelago, particularly from Mindanao and the Sulu Islands.