How to Prepare Your Own Homemade MRE

The world is a scary place to live in right now; natural disasters are happening left and right. Wars are almost commonplace, and global financial networks are on the verge of collapse. If you want to survive the anarchy resulting from these disasters, then you need to prepare for them while you still can; and one of the most important …

List of Abandoned Places in Oregon

Oregon is just South of Canada on the West Coast.  Well, actually, it’s just below Washington State, which is just South of Canada. It has a total land area of 98,381 square miles. That’s huge! For doomsday preppers, these abandoned locations are perfect for several reasons. This article will focus on finding the perfect abandoned places in Oregon, and utilizing …

Where to Buy Discounted Cold Steel Knives

Cold Steel knives are known the world over, especially within the US, Pacific Rim, and in Asia. This is because the company makes premium knives for all sorts of survival situations. High quality means only the best steel forged with cutting edge techniques. The results are knives that can last for a lifetime.

Different Grinds and the Use of a Hollow Grinding Jig

Sharpening a knife will require proper grinding equipment to achieve a smoothly surfaced blade. The edges of knives are shaped differently one from another.  Some are tapered to the cutting edge on both sides of the blade, while others only on one side, etc.  These different shapes are called grinds. This article will discuss the different types of grinds as …

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Knives Featured on Dual Survival

Different types of knives are made for different purposes. Survival and tactical knives are intended to be all-purpose, durable and strong. Knives like this are constantly featured in the famous TV series, Dual Survival. The survival show features Dave Canterbury, a survival instructor. Canterbury’s equipment and featured knives are of high quality and considered the best of its kind.

The Ultimate Sheath Making Guide

What is better: Leather or Kydex? This is a question asked by people who are looking to buy a knife sheath for their treasured piece of blade craftsmanship. Because the blade plays a crucial role in improving your knife’s style and functionality, this choice must never be taken lightly. What are the different advantages and disadvantages of both leather and …

Step by Step Guide for Leather Sheath Making

The knife is one of the most versatile tools in the world. Used for everything ranging from everyday tasks to survival purposes, these tools can be found in all shapes and sizes all over the world. One of the most inseparable companions of a trusty knife is a good-quality knife sheath. Not only does it allow safe transportation of the …

How to Make a Homemade Anvil

Learning how to make a homemade anvil is fairly easy if all the necessary equipment are already on hand. An anvil is a common tool used by forgers and still commonly used today for home applications. Made from steel, the hard surface offers ample space for an object to be struck. Anvils are so useful because their inertia contribute to …

The Unique Types of Throwing Knives

There are many different kinds of throwing knives. They each have their own unique desired uses. They can be used for battle, play, or pinging. However, some are used for display because of their ornate nature. Throwing knives have been stood the test of time. They have intrigued their owners for centuries. There have been circus attractions involving throwing knives …

Sk-5 High Carbon Steel Blades

There are many forms of steel that knives and tools are made with. The sk-5 high carbon steel blade is of the highest quality for making blades. It is the Japanese equivalent to American 1080. It is hard steel that makes it create high quality blades and tools. Sk5 high carbon steel gives a knife the ability to cut through …