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The role of ‘The Carver’ in the Renaissance Court

The talented carver (trinciante) had a special role in the Renaissance court. He alone would be expected to cut the bread, fruit, meat and fish in full view of the banqueting guests. The actual carving of the meat was a demanding performance that was meant

22 Beautiful Custom Pocket Knives (Guaranteed To Give You Knife Envy)

Here we have a collection of 22 beautiful custom pocket knives. The care that has gone into handcrafting these tools is evident in every single image. The creation of a custom knife provides the knife-smith unparalleled opportunity to work with a variety of materials; from

How To Use A Machete – The Right Way

A quick disclaimer before we start. This short tutorial is guidance on using a machete for clearing brush the right way, not how to swing a machete like a knife wielding maniac in the street. There’s no room for that kind of behaviour here at

Missing Knife From O.J Simpson Trial Found After 22 Years (Maybe!)

How’s this for a turn up. The missing knife (and murder weapon) used in the killing of O.J. Simpson’s wife 22 years ago may have been found. The knife, originally discovered by a construction worker was given to a retired police officer four years after the

A Short History Of The World Famous Swiss Army Knife

The Swiss Army Knife is recognized the world over. The bright red handle with a small white cross, concealing multiple blades and fold-out tools has been the go to pocket knife for boy scouts, army regiments and of course the everyman too, for over a