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Discussion in 'Knives' started by Thisguy93, May 25, 2016.
Anyone ever carry these? Do you find them useful? What are the pros/ cons of carrying one?
I have been wanting one for a long while --- still bummed I missed out on the Atwood Snakebites back when they were available.
I have one on my desk I use for opening packages, mail, and whatever else. It isn't a very practical blade for carry in my opinion. This is mainly due to the need of a sheath. However, I due recall coming across a folding Kiridashi, but I don't remember the maker or where I saw it. The closest I've had to a pocketable Kiridashi was made by Ecos Knives.
If I were to carry one, I think I'd mostly use it as a marking knife when woodworking, and for whittling, and to sharpen pencils.
I carry one daily. I use it mostly for precise work, cutting anything hard (wood, thicker plastic) just slips away (slicing), because of the geometry.
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I use a kiridashi that I've bought in Nara, Japan, as a souvenir on job. It's great for exact cuts in leather due to the single grind and it holds a super fine edge like no other knife I own because it's laminated steel, a hard layer for the cutting edge and a softer area to prevent it to crack like a ceramic knife if it ever falls down onto the the floor (the edge would chip anyways ).
Only the one in the middle is a "real" kiridashi but the idea of such a simple design was not only invented in Japan.
The sliding Olfa knife could be an edc knife, I've even put a clip on it but I like folders more
Awesome thanks for all the info! I would be making a leather sheath for it and using it for around the house and little cutting projects
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