Knives have been around since before the beginning of recorded history. Various mainstream archeological digs have unearthed evidence of man’s usage of knives dating back plus or minus 8,000BC and some research even prior. The historical evidence throughout the evolution of mankind with regards to development of early edged tools demonstrates that the knife was one of the very first hand-held tools ever created. No one really knows if the knife’s first use was as a weapon or as a tool. In fact, more than ten thousand years later the debate still rages on today with regards to the development of modern knife usage (weapon or tool) policy for US law enforcement agencies.
As with all useful inventions, the knife was a pretty good idea and withstood the test of time – lots of time, roughly ten to possibly twenty thousand years worth of time. Overall knife design went through … Read more »Continue