Any chef will extol the virtues of a good knife in the kitchen.  Knives are made for a range of purposes, so whether you’re skinning deer, dicing tomatoes, or defending yourself, selecting the correct knife for the job is essential.  For example, the type of skinning you’re preparing for will determine whether you should use a Spey-blade or a trailing-point curved blade.

Our friends put together a very sharp infographic to give you the lowdown on just what variety is out there.  Clothes make the man, and a proper blade makes the knife.

Complete Guide To Knife Blades

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