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A fixed blade knife, fixed knives, straight blade knife and straight knives, sometimes called sheath knives, do not fold or slide, and are usually stronger than folding knives due to the tang and lack of moving parts.

Knife blades can be made from a variety of materials. Carbon steel can be very sharp and hold its edge well, and remains easy to re-sharpen, but is vulnerable to rust and stains. Stainless steel may not able to take quite as sharp an edge as carbon steel, but is highly resistant to corrosion. High carbon, stainless steel is intended to incorporate the better attributes of both. Laminate blades use multiple metals to create layers, combining the attributes of both also. Pattern-welding layers different steel types to create patterns in the steel. Titanium has a better strength-to-weight ratio, is more wear resistant, and more flexible than steel, but less hard and unable to take as sharp an edge. Ceramic blades are hard, brittle, and lightweight: they can maintain a sharp edge for years with no maintenance, but are fragile. They are immune to common corrosion.

Handle material can also vary greatly and includes many types of wood, antler, bone, horn and synthetics like acrylic and G-10. Sheaths are usually Kydex or leather.

Fixed blades, fixed knives, straight blade knife, straight knives play a significant role in some cultures through ritual and superstition. Knife symbols can be found in various cultures and were included burial rites, so the dead would not be defenseless in the next world. A common belief is that if a knife is given as a gift, the relationship of the giver and recipient is severed. An item of value, as little as a penny, is exchanged for the gift, rendering "payment" thus completing the transaction and saving the relationship. 

There are many styles to choose from in this section and many uses including combat, camping, self defense, survival, hunting, diving, and bushcraft. It’s not unusual to have one around for EDC carry for utility purposes as well. Some of the most popular styles are the bowie, bayonet, machete, karambit, wakizashi and tanto.

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Honshu Boshin Toothpick Knife

#404511
This Toothpick Knife has a 12” blade with a rock-solid, full-tang 7Cr13 stainless steel construction. It features a unique flat taper grind and weight-reducing thru-holes.
$58.98

Leaf Knife

#404530
This artistic hand-forged beauty from the smithy is one continuous piece of steel, twisted and hammered to form a rustic double leaf design.
$11.95

Horseshoe Knife

#404526
Expertly forged to resemble a horseshoe, this knife is a rustic reminder of the days when necessity was the guide to life.
$14.95

Damascus Fighter

#404507
Real Damascus steel runs throughout this entire knife from blade to guard and into the pommel. The sweeping curved blade is quick and maximizes slicing effectiveness.
$40.95

Faux Turquoise Skinner

#404505
This acrylic handled knife looks like the real deal and features realistic looking faux turquoise scales and real brass with black painted accents. Full profile tang Damascus blade with jimping on the spine of the blade allows you to slide your thumb up for a great grip. Overall 7-1/4"
$27.95

Condor Pictus Knife

#404500
The Pictus is your do-it-all outdoor knife and is chosen by serious survivalists and bush pilots. If you can have only one knife in the wilds, this should be it. The 1095 high carbon steel blade has a strong full profile tang and the scales are American Hickory with solid brass rivets and a lanyard hole. The leather sheath allows for traditional, vertical hip swivel carry or scout carry (horizontal at the back).
$124.95

Roper Razor

#404493
This is a comfortable knife that likes the rough stuff. Features a long, full tang, fixed coping blade made from super tough D2 tool steel. The blaze orange G10 scales ensures you won't lose this in low light
$39.95

Damascus Red Hunter

#404467
This Damascus hunter knife has a spear point blade which is heavy enough to still cut well for medium to large chores. The Pakkawood scales are scalloped for a good grip.
$44.95

Top Customer Reviews

Review of: Damascus Fighter

it has everything...
Reviewed by: Mikhail, August 03, 2020

Review of: French Trade Knife

This is a very good quality knife. It feels great in the hand, the blade has a  distinctly curved shape, it is sharp, and balanced well. The leather sheath is also a snug fit and looks authentic. Definitely fitting for the style of French trapper or trader in colonial North America.
Reviewed by: Robert, August 11, 2019