Knife (Knives) is a tool with the cutting ability with the help of an edge. Most knives have handles. The primitive concept of a knife was more toward a weapon for hunting rather than a tool as we may refer it nowadays.
Knives over a passage of times have transformed from various changes each serving a particular task. For instance, Cutlery Knives, also known as (aka) Kitchen knives has a ton of variety within this category itself. Butter Knife as the name suggest is primarily used to spread the butter of a toast or bread. Another example for Kitchen Knives are fillet knives and Cleaver (Butcher Knife). This list can go on and on and on as there’s a very vast variety in the Cutlery Knives Category.
Knives As Weapons
We as a civilization have evolved so much that we do look at knife nowadays more of a tool or an everyday cool pocket knife rather than a weapon. There’s no doubt how the movies have embedded the bizarre reality of knives being associated with weapon so no doubt if we do see any person with a knife at night we would be alarmed & petrified.
Knives As Tool
On the contrary there’s a whole market for collectibles where people who would love to collect cool pocket knives. Best example being the firefighter, police, military have made these knives as an EDC (Everyday Carry) item.
Because we do look up at our forces with pride there’s no doubt because of them there’s a huge market for these collectible cool pocket knives. These knives carried by our esteemed forces are Tactical Knives which may offer essential for survival such as a glass breaker, seat belt cutter & even some are equipped with para cord.
Cool Pocket Knives
As we speak of cool pocket knives the first thing that would come to anyone mind is safety? The modern era of knives makers (Blacksmiths) first priority is the safety of users. These cool pocket knives are equipped with mechanism such as; frame lock / axis lock & arch lock / liner lock to prevent the accidents.
Before these mechanism was introduced there was no concept of safety compared to what we have nowadays thus injuries were common back then. Who would have thought that knives would have traveled such a long distance in time and transform into various form to make it the best EVERYDAY CARRY ITEM.