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Hultafors Expedition knife, utility knives, best utility knife

What’s the best utility knife? The Hultafors line may have it.

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Sometimes the best blade for the job is a simple utility knife. Here are three from the Hultafors company that can cover just about any cutting task.

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L.T. Wright Large Hunter, Canadian style blade, skinning knife

The Best All-Around Hunting Knife? L.T. Wright Large Northern Hunter

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The L.T. Wright Large Northern Hunter knife is one of the best all around deer hunting knives on the market. It’s perfect for gutting and skinning wild game with outstanding specs and Micarta handle.

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Swiss Army Knife Tinker, best EDC knife, every day carry knife, choose a pocket knife

What survival knife do you carry every day?

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Question from Reader: “You’ve written abut the best survival knife, the best EDC knife, the best hunting knife, fillet, pocket knife, etc., etc. Skip the options, the analysis and potential survival scenarios and answer this: What is the knife you have on you right now?”

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Bark River Saex

Bark River Seax: Ancient design + modern materials = high performance knife

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There’s a reason this knife is a classic. It flat-out works. It’s a blade design that has withstood the test of time. It’s my do-it-all knife.

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The Bravo/Gunny, bottom, takes some of its design from the Gunny

Check out my new ultimate EDC knife: Bark River Gunny/Bravo

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Sometimes, a couple small tweaks can change something from almost perfect to WOW!

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The Bark River Trakker Companion is designed for the smaller bushcrafting tasks.

Another look at the Bark River Trakker Companion

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One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to knives.

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I made this knife and cardboard sheath 40-some years ago. The blade is quite usable and the sheath still does its job quite well! It doesn't work all that well for small game cleaning.

How to choose the right knife for small game hunting

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You can skin and field dress squirrels, rabbits, upland game and smaller animals with many different styles of knives. Here’s how to pick one that can do the job well for you, while not breaking the budget.

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Video: How to wet form a leather knife sheath with water and a sponge

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Here’s a quick and easy method to custom fit a leather sheath to your knife.

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The Bark River Mountain Man re-creates a classic knife design from the fur trade era.

Video review: Bark River Mountain Man knife – a classic design with modern materials

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Looking for an all-around belt knife that is also a workhorse? Check out this classic pattern made with the latest materials.

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Get a scout an inexpensive Mora for his first knife.

Best beginner knife? We (video) review the Mora 840 Companion

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Take a hard look at the Mora 840 Companion if you’re looking for a beginner knife.

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