Not many folks have the skills to fashion symmetrically accurate daggers, those with edge-holding blades, comfortable, non-slip grips and protective yet non-clunky or hand-pinching guards.
The February 2016 issue of BLADE® Magazine includes a feature article by ABS master smith Wally Hayes on "How To Make A Flipper Folder."
There's a chapter in the new KNIVES 2016 book called "Some Class Tacts," and it's chock-full of color images of the finest handmade, high-end, dressed-up tactical folders in the world.
A simple, minimalist concept with great cutting power in a compact, discreet package. The new Talon tactical knife is extremely quick to access and easier to retain in a struggle or emergency situation than any other knife design. Smart Design The unique custom-fitted Talon can be deployed without impacting the normal use of your...
Wouldn't it be great if all soldiers could carry a hand-fashioned, quality, custom knife with them everyday?
Flipper folders are wildly popular. Aside from adding an interesting visual element to any knife, the flipper serves a few key roles, including as a one-hand opening device, and as a guard.
What to look for in a knife handle depends on many things, including the size of your hand and how snugly your palm/hand fits around the handle.