A handmade knife handle is, in my humble opinion, the second most important aspect of a knife design. Like any tool, where you hold it determines how frequently you will use it. You can have the most useful blade design with the best steel and heat-treatment in the world and with a shoddy handle, you’ll […]
Many people say that there is a distinct difference between a machine made knife and a hand forged blade produced in the old world manner of anvil and hammer. Some would argue the major differences arise from the nature of the materials involved or the shaping of the blade itself. This is a long standing […]
One of the most basic of humankind’s tools is the ubiquitous knife. The knife can be found in a dizzying variety of materials, styles, and functions. Throughout history and all across the world each culture has devised their own versions of the Hand Forged Knives. The main components of a knife are the blade and […]
At Forged in Time, we hand-forge every blade. That means we heat the steel in a coal forge to an average temperature of 1900° Fahrenheit and shape it by striking it with a hammer against an anvil.