Why a Knife? by Michael Sheesley "Knives have some potential advantages over firearms as a self-defense weapon. It takes a minimal level of training for a knife to become useful as a self-defense tool. A knife can be used in situations where the use of a firearm isn’t prudent, in a crowd for instance where over-penetration and innocent bystanders may be a concern. ”
Jappalachian Santoku Set (008) by Burt Foster. Laminated Blade (420 stainless over 1095 core). Top Blade: 8-1/4" long x 2-1/8" wide. Bottom Blade: 5-3/4"long x 1-3/4" wide. Handle: Ivory Micarta with Stabilized Blue Curly Maple. All the #knives have forged, laminated steel blades. The natural forge texture is evident along the upper half of the blades, with the bevels being flat ground and hand-finished right to the thin razor edge.