Anatomy of the knives

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Below you will find the different parts that make up a folding knife and a fixed blade knife.

How is a knife made up? What are the different parts that compose it?

A knife is an assembly of several elements made of metal and other materials which respond to many constraints in order to be able to fit perfectly together with a perfect balance.

The knife folding

The Corsican knife includes several elements among which the metallic parts which undergo various stages and processings. The handle as for him consists of 2 plaques, often in essences natural as the wood, the horn or the bone but also in other more modern materials such as the packwood.

Anatomy of a Corsican knife
 

 

The knife with fixed blade

The plan presented below will familiarize you with the vocabulary used by the cutlers and the various parts which make up a knife with fixed blade, called also dagger:

 

 

Anatomy of a fixed bladed knife

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