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5160 Stainless Steel: Is it Good for Knives?

JeffreySep 24, 202113 min read

5160 is something of famous steel — many people who don’t know much of knives would have heard of 5160. That’s because 5160 is actually not a “knife steel†per se, it’s most commonly used in the construction of swords,…


1084 Steel Review: Is it Good for Knives?

JeffreySep 24, 202113 min read

If you’re in the market for a great beginner knife, you’ve almost certainly come across 1084 Steel. Often hailed as the perfect beginner-steel, 1084 offers lots of impressive capabilities at a reasonable budget price.  But 1084 isn’t the only great…

EN45 High Carbon Steel

EN45 High Carbon Steel – Depth Review

JeffreySep 23, 20215 min read

For ages, sword manufacturers have tested out dozens of materials in their designs. One popular material that’s still used to this day is EN45 high carbon steel. If you’re a sword enthusiast, you’ve probably come across a sword made of…

Elmax Stainless Steel

Elmax Stainless Steel – Best Usage & Composition

JeffreySep 22, 202113 min read

You’ve likely come across Elmax steel at least once when shopping for knives. That’s partly because it has the sort of name that sticks in the head, and mostly since it’s a great stainless steel for knives.  Elmax steel is…

M4 Stainless Steel Review

M4 Stainless Steel Review: Is it Good for Knives?

JeffreySep 22, 202111 min read

CPM M4 steel, or just M4 steel is a steel that is recently catching on in popularity. This high-alloy steel is quickly gaining traction because of how versatile it is. Many call M4 a high-speed steel. M4 is high-alloy steel…

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