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From Professional Protective Kits to Bladed Writing Utensils

 - Oct 29, 2011
These cutting-edge knives indicate a continued fascination with an incredibly ancient tool. The humble origins of the classic knife began shortly after human's mastered the art of walking upright. Nowadays, knives take many different shapes and fulfill a multitude of tasks. A knife can be the hook-line-and-sinker of intimidation for a gangster, the right hand man to a chef and the difference between life and death to an outdoors man.

There is a virtually endless list of situations where a trusty blade can certainly come in handy, so it's not surprising that the market has been inundated with so many sharp designs created to fulfill a specific purpose. From helpful kitchen slicers to cleverly concealed blades, these cutting-edge knives have more than shown their adaptability and purpose.