The Cutting Edge – An Introduction to Knives

Could this be the best time in history to be a knife maker? Custom knife maker, Stuart Mitchell, reflects on the history of knife making and his personal journey into a trade that is his passion.  The Cutting Edge – one of man’s oldest tools and one that we all use every day. The Oldowan tools (the earliest evidences of the human fossil record) tell us that cutting edges were in use over two-and-a-half-million years ago. Of course they have evolved over time, both in terms of materials and methods. Essentially though, these are the same basic tools, doing the...

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