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Nologo harbors an unwavering passion for uncovering unique and niche products and sharing them with discerning customers. Whether focused on outdoor gear, high-quality kitchenware or specialized tools, Nologo curates only the most innovative, well-designed options. Even pet supplies and lifestyle goods receive the Nologo treatment, spotlighting selections of uncompromising quality. For Nologo, this is a labor of love. They embark on a perpetual search for timeless design and peerless performance, gaining expertise through hands-on experience. Nologo shares this hard-won knowledge with devotees seeking mastery of a craft or wishing to surround themselves with the exceptional. The goal is simple: to spread appreciation for brands that deserve greater renown and help customers make choices they can enjoy for years. By focusing on niche selections that embody excellence, Nologo acts as a filter for the fads, celebrating instead objets d’art that transcend trends.For those seeking gear as essential as it is unusual or goods as innovative as well-made, Nologo stands ready to serve.  With a wealth of resources and recommendations, the Nologo blog helps followers find what they need while enjoying discovery. By spotlighting options of irrefutable function and form, Nologo offers discerning customers a portal to the extraordinary.

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Understanding Micarta: The Super-Durable Material for Knife Handles, Electrical Insulators and More!

Unraveling the Mysteries of Micarta: A Comprehensive Overview Have you ever wondered what makes your knife handle unusually resilient, or what materials make-up that sturdy electrical insulator you’re using? Meet Micarta, a remarkable member of the solid composite laminates club.  Micarta is impressive not just because of its toughness but also because of its versatility. It’s a result of an ingenious blending process involving resin and layers of materials such as linen, canvas, or paper. These elements are combined under high pressure and heat to produce a rock-solid substance, built to stand the test of time.  Imagine a magician – diligent, precise, transforming ordinary substances

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Why Aluminum Reigns Supreme: Unpacking Its Use in Knife and Tool Handles

Introduction Ever wondered why aluminum is such a popular material choice for knife handles and tool shanks? It all boils down to durability, functionality, and comfort. From everyday objects like bicycles to camping tools, aluminum shines for its lightweight nature, superior strength, enduring durability, and aptitude to withstand regular usage. Let’s delve into these reasons. Unveiling the Characteristics of Aluminum So, why is aluminum such a fantastic choice for knife or tool handles? Not only does its unique combination of properties set it apart, but it also makes your gear highly practical and worth the investment. Firstly, aluminum is renowned for its

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What Size Dog Bed for Your Yorkshire Terrier

The Yorkshire Terrier, often referred to as a ‘Yorkie’, is a small breed of terrier developed in the 19th century in the county of Yorkshire, England. They are known for their distinctive blue and tan coat, which is fine, silky, and straight, falling perfectly straight down either side of their body. Yorkshire Terriers are small in size, but they are known for their adventurous and courageous personality, also known for their affectionate and loyal nature. Their distinctive appearance and charming personality make them a popular choice for many dog owners. Yorkshire Terrier size and weight The size of a Yorkie

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What Size Dog Bed For Boston Terrier

Boston Terriers, often referred to as ‘American Gentlemen’, are a small breed with a sturdy, compact build. They have a short, sleek coat that comes in a variety of colors such as brindle, seal, or black, all with white markings. Their distinctive features include a square, flat face, large round eyes, and erect ears, giving them a friendly and alert expression. Boston Terriers are known for their friendly and sociable nature. They are excellent companions and get along well with children, other pets, and even strangers. Their affectionate and gentle demeanor makes them a great choice for families. Boston Terrier

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How to Customize a Suitable EDC Multi-Tool

There are so many things that you can do with your EDC multi-tool to transform it into the perfect tool that meets your needs. Many EDC multi-tool manufacturers deal with customizations where they make specific tools that are based on the specifications of the client. This is never an easy job as they have to come up with concepts from scratch and create something they’ve probably never made before. To better understand the workings of this process, we are going to explore how you can customize a suitable EDC multi-tool to make it into a reliable tool. We will also

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Top 20 Best Everyday Carry Multifunction Tools

Multifunctional tools, sometimes known as multi-tools, are among the most useful items you can acquire. They’re like carrying along a whole toolbox full of the equipment you’re likely to need in the great outdoors. Although they may have some common features and capabilities, different multipurpose tools each have their own form and mode of operation, which determines which jobs are best suited to them. In case you’ve thought about wholesaling multi-tool EDC items but were overwhelmed by the sheer number of brands out there, you’ve come to the correct spot. These are the top 20 every day carries (EDC) multi-tools

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What Is the EDC Multi-Tool? Why You Need an EDC Multi-Tool

Multi-tools are among the most versatile tools you will ever come across. Imagine an all-in-one contraption that comes with a blade, screwdrivers, files, bottle openers, pliers, among other things. It is like walking around with a miniature version of a complete toolbox. Multi-tools are some of the most reliable things you can carry around with you, especially if you are the adventurer type of person who loves the outdoor life. Our focus for today is on everyday carry multi-tool. We are going to explore what it is, look at the history, look at how it works, and then the types

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Why You Need to Have Your Own Edc Folding Knife and Which Type of Folding Knife Is Suitable as an EDC Knife?

Of all knife types, an EDC is the most convenient tool you can have on your person. They are lightweight, small enough to fit in your pocket, and can be used for a number of tasks with as much efficiency as any other bigger knife. But how exactly is it important to have an EDC knife with you, be it indoors or outdoors? This is one of the questions we are going to explore today. We will look at the reasons why you need to have an EDC knife with you, and at the same time, we will look at

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Shieldon Top 10 Best EDC Folding Pocket Knife

An EDC folding knife is one of the most versatile and flexible knives you will ever come across. They are not only small and lightweight, but strong and are not much of a hassle at all. You can simply fold it up and keep it well hidden away inside your pocket, and no one will be any wiser or privy to what you are packing. Of the many brands that exist in the market, we are going to pay special focus on EDC knives made by Shieldon. We will explore their best designs, look at their features, their advantages, and

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Why EDC Folding Pocket Knives Are Better than Fixed Blade Knives

Every Day Carry knives are very common, and they are loved by many people because they are easy to carry around, have very easy designs, and you can literally find them in any knife shop you walk in. On the other hand, we have fixed knives, which are more robust and will see you through any situation, especially when out camping and hunting. So when you compare these two types of knives, EDC folding knives have a big advantage, and that’s what we are going to explore today. We will look at reasons why EDC folding knives are better than

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The Top 10 Folding Knife Pocket Knife Designers and Their Classic Works

Have you ever looked at a pocket knife and wondered who could have been the brains behind the design? Just like a car or any other sophisticated item, knives too are designed, and it is a long and arduous process. People don’t just wake up once a day and decide to make a knife out of the blue. Every pocket knife in your possession is the work of a number of designers who have dedicated their time and skills into creating all kinds of pocket knives that are well balanced for their functions. We are going to look at some

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Top 10 Folding Pocket Knife Brands and Classic Styles

The number of pocket knife brands in the market today is way too many to keep track of, and if you are a new entrant into the knife world, finding the right brand can be a little tricky if you lack guidance. To help you cut down the options if you are on the lookout for a pocket knife, we will look at 10 of the best folding knife brands and all the classic styles associated with them. We will look at the designs that make these brands very popular, the history behind them and how they started, and how

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How Difficult Is It to Design and Custom Manufacture a Folding Knife?

The knife manufacturing process as it is is not easy. Every knife manufacturer has to come up with their own unique twists that make their product stand out and reliable. When customization comes into play, things become even more complicated. We will explore the difficulty of knife customization from scratch, how folding knives are custom produced, the factors to consider when choosing the materials for this process, and other important information. If you have always been curious to know what happens behind the scenes in custom knife manufacturing, then you are in the right place. Why Is It Hard to

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Are Folding Pocket Knives Legal? Here’s What You Need to Know

Owning a folding knife or any other outdoor knife, for that matter, is more complicated than most people realize. Unlike kitchen knives that you can stroll into the nearest supermarket and pick as many as you want, folding knives require a little more than that. One thing that new knife owners usually realize the first time they walk into a knife shop is that folding knives are classified as weapons, and this means there are certain rules and regulations that they have to adhere to in order to carry the knives around with them. Depending on your location, you have

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latest industrial news collection

Latest News in Knives and Tools: Quality and Convenience Within Your Reach A reliable knife or multi-tool can make life’s tasks more efficient and access to nature more enjoyable. With so many options on the market, determining what will suit your needs best can be challenging. This article explores three products that balance quality, function, and affordability: Leatherman’s Style CS multi-tool, Victorinox’s Dual Knife Sharpener, and AmazonBasics’ 15-in-1 Multi-tool. Portability and Function: Leatherman Style CS Multi-tool Multi-tools offer convenience but are often bulky, limiting their usefulness. Not so with Leatherman’s Style CS. At only 7.5 cm when folded, the Style

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Shieldon EDC Knives Market Research

A Comprehensive Review of Leatherman’s Newest Knife: Free P4 For many adventurers and outdoors enthusiasts, having the right tools on hand can make all the difference. Of course, the marketplace is full of multi-tools, folding knives, and other tools that can be used for a variety of purposes. However, if you’re looking for something that ‘s truly impressive, you may want to take a closer look at Leatherman’s brand new Free P4 multi-tool. Born in Oregon in 1983, the Leatherman factory specializes in multifunctional knives, including butterfly knives and other practical designs. Adam Clark Este, a Shieldon fan who’s been

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Craftsman | A Knife Who Sells a Knife for $100,000——Michael Walker Desperate for Love

Some crafts appear simple but take lifetimes to master. Knifemaking is one—while the basics are easily grasped, achieving recognition as an artist and innovator is profoundly difficult. Today we explore the legend of Michael Walker, a genius who pursued knifemaking through sheer passion and became renowned as “the most powerful knifemaker on Earth.” Walker’s Early Life and Fateful Discovery of Knifemaking Born in 1949 in Oregon, Michael Walker first worked as a jewelry designer. In 1975, a knife and magazine gifted by Walker’s wife ignited his interest in knifemaking. This spark led Walker to abruptly abandon his successful jewelry career

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The Forged Identity of North Korea: A Story in Steel

At the nexus of China, Japan, and the churning sea, the Korean peninsula has endured the rise and fall of kingdoms for over 100,000 years. Once home to Goguryeo, Baekje, Silla, and Joseon, the northern region now called North Korea came to prominence under the Ming dynasty of China, who gave it the name meaning “land of the rising sun.”For ages, the Korean kingdoms existed in the shadow of the Chinese empire, at times trading cultural knowledge but often waging war against groups in northern China and Japan. However, after the Japanese established a colony on the peninsula in the

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An Appreciation of Masterpiece Knives by Renowned Artisans

The Pearl Dream: A Luxurious Masterpiece by Steve Hull The Pearl Dream folding knife is a signature masterpiece handcrafted by preeminent American knifemaker Steve Hull. With its hallmark Coke bottle silhouette and luminous mother-of-pearl handle, the Pearl Dream is instantly recognizable as a Hull design.The knife features an ATS34 stainless steel blade and 416 stainless steel handle adorned with intricate 24K gold leaf carvings by renowned metal artist Barry Lee Hands. Each delicate gold leaf is carved under a microscope, following Hands’ “newborn leaf” design. The leaves on the mother-of-pearl handle are gold inlays, while those on the metal ends

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Weber’s portable grill is the best! Tips for deliciously grilling meat and veggies

Do you want to enjoy more delicious BBQ at camps and barbecues? We recommend Weber’s portable grills, which allow even beginners to grill meat and vegetables with ease. As an avid Weber fan and BBQ instructor, I’ll review Weber’s compact yet capable grills and share tips for grilling up a delicious feast. Recommended by BBQ experts! Weber’s compact grills Weber is a leading grill manufacturer, selling authentic BBQ grills in over 50 countries. Loved by campers and outdoor enthusiasts worldwide, Weber offers a range of grills to suit every need.While Weber is known for high-performance grills, they also offer portable

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[My favorite] Victorinox knife is recommended for camping! Introducing how to choose & recommend

Victorinox, synonymous with multifunctional knives, is a global company headquartered in Switzerland with stores worldwide. Established as a historic knife maker that originally provided knives to the Swiss Army, Victorinox offers a variety of versatile products. Here we recommend some of their multi-tool knives perfect for campers. [Illustration] What is Victorinox? What does a multi-tool knife mean? Favorite Victorinox “Huntman”Headquartered in Switzerland, Victorinox has manufactured high-quality knives and tools for over 130 years. Victorinox’s “multi-tool” combines useful functions like scissors and knives into one convenient tool. As experts in multi-tools for over a century, the quality of Victorinox’s products is

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The Road to Becoming an Expert Camper: How to Choose the Right Knife

Camping is an opportunity to enjoy nature in a simple lifestyle. An indispensable tool for any camper is a reliable knife. However, for beginners, the myriad of options can be daunting. This guide will walk you through how to choose a knife for your needs based on how you intend to use it. With the right knowledge and by considering your specific purposes, you’ll be well on your way to becoming an expert camper. The first step is to determine when and how you will use your knife. The main uses are: Cooking: Cutting meat, vegetables, and fruit. A sharp

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[DIY Folding Cutting Board with Knife Rack] Custom Your Own Cutting Board That Can Also Store Kitchen Knife

Many camping enthusiasts look forward to cooking at the campsite. This time, I custom a cutting board, an essential item for enjoying camping food. I will explain in detail how to make a convenient folding cutting board that can store kitchen knives with photos.A cutting board that can store kitchen knives!Finished productIf you want to go camping but can’t, why not custom camp gear at home? The gear you make yourself may be more fun, thinking “Let’s use it on the next camp!” Some camp gears are expensive to buy but difficult to make yourself. However, the folding cutting board

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EDC: The Evolution of Men’s Toys and China’s Rich History of Everyday Carry Items

Crafted from a titanium alloy, these skull knuckles are both stylish and functional. Measuring 6.8 by 6.8 centimeters and 9 millimeters thick, they are lightweight and convenient to transport, and can be worn for any occasion. Ideal for outdoor activities, they are the preferred choice for everyday carry (EDC). Crafted by the renowned creative designer Harlan, who gained admission to the British Academy of Art as a teenager and established his own design brand, this handmade creation is a testament to his exceptional talent. Harlan has collaborated with numerous leading design firms across the globe and has been honored with

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Review: Spartan Hassi Dagger

The Spartan Harsey Dagger is a collaboration between Spartan Blades and longtime designer William “Bill” Harsey Jr. It embodies the heritage of this iconic fighting knife along with design refinements and modern knife manufacturing excellence. |——The long history of the dagger Daggers have an air of mystery, and we often see their symbolism in military insignia and unit insignia, especially in special operations forces. In particular, the dagger on the insignia of the US Special Forces has become a symbol of freedom, going hand in hand with SF’s motto “De Opresso Liber” or “Liberate the Oppressed.” “The dagger is a

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The dick’s counterattack! Blacksmiths with red necks also have artistic geniuses——appreciation and analysis of Larry Fulgan’s works

In the past two years, I have been focusing on the collection of modern knives on high-artistic, exquisite and gorgeous knife makers, such as Wolfgang and Jurgen in the “Four Wonders” of artistic knives, the first gold carving master Barry Lee, Loveless first apprentice Johnson to these masters. I feel that I have a thorough understanding of the artistic styles and characteristics of these works (it’s a bit bloated), and I have basically written about my experience (although Jurgen’s seven-day talk still owes a few articles, but it is the most difficult to write. A few articles, need a lot

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The Three Musketeers in the Knife World – The Three CAS Brothers

CAS Knife consists of Argentinian brothers Claudio Alejandro Sobral, Ariel Ricardo Sobral and Marcelo Sobral. Since childhood, Claudio has been fascinated with weapons. At the age of 16, he left high school and started working in a gun factory, learning the techniques of making: blacksmithing, machining, milling, polishing, blushing and the skills needed for branding. Ariel was just finishing high school when the gun factory closed, and the two brothers decided to partner up to start a small graphic design business. While working in Claudio’s graphics studio, he hasn’t lost sight of his love of guns and knives. Regularly browsing

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What is the highest production difficulty in the world – Jurgen’s unique mosaic technique

As a kind of artistic knife decoration method, inlay is actually a perfect match for knives, because the technique of inlay has many overlaps with the skills required for knife making itself, so many inlays in the works of knife makers are also made by themselves. To illustrate with an example: This is a great mother-of-pearl boi made by Royer in the early years. I personally think that the overall aesthetics of Royer’s works have declined after the popularity. In recent years, the works are a bit hard to describe, but they are still excellent before. What is the essence

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APPRECIATION OF MASTERWORKS | MICK DI PACO – ZEUS/APENNINE WARRIOR/ROMAN WINGS

|——Zeus Zeus——This work is the winner of the “Best Collaborative Knife Award” at the International Custom Knife Exhibition (ICCE) in September 2018. It was created by Mick and American Blacksmiths Association (ABS) “Master (MS)” Samuel Lu Quinn made it together. This piece is a one-piece steel Bowie model, Damascus steel forged by Samuel. The pattern of Damascus steel is coherent and timeless, as strong and dynamic as “nine bends and eighteen bends”. The thickest part of the whole piece is 22 mm. From the large arc transition from the blade to the guard, to the concave-convex changes of the handle,

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Appreciation of works by famous craftsmen | Harvey Dean – Mississippi Bowie/D Gauntlet Bowie/Classical Feather Bowie

| — Mississippi Boye Mississippi Boye – The blade is made of Harvey forged Mississippi Damascus steel, with fine patterns like the satellite cloud image of the Mississippi River. A brightly colored pattern in the middle of the blade symbolizes the main road, and countless branches extend outward from the mainstream, or converge toward the mainstream, which is a vivid image. The neck, D-shaped handguard, tail iron and other parts are all made of Harvey forged low-layer Damascus steel, which strengthens the contrast with the fine grain of the blade. Walrus ivory fossil knife handle, oily and smooth, polished delicately.

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Gerber’s signature daggers MARK 1 and MARK II

It was 1983, just after Christmas. As a teenager, somehow lost in the mists of time, I went to the Mayfair Shopping Center with my mum. We don’t go there very often as it’s the furthest mall from home, but whenever we do I make sure to stop by and check out the items from Tableware World. It’s fairly small as far as an arcade goes, but it has all sorts of sharp and crafty goodies. On this trip, I found a boot knife called the Mark 1. It’s double-edged, very sharp, and I’m hopelessly smitten with it. The list

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Matsuda Kikuo——Grinding technology is unique in the world

Friends who love metal art are probably familiar with the name of Matsuda Kikuo. He has been to the Beijing Knife Exhibition, and we have met him. Due to language problems, we did not interview him. Many Chinese people love his designs and have a series of collections of his works. So what are the characteristics of his works? Why do so many people around the world like it? Today we will talk about the story of Matsuda Kikuo. Descendants of Samurai Ingenuity Matsuda Kikuo was born in Seki City, Japan in 1952 (it is also said that he was