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Is 154cm A good knife steel?

154CM comes from US-based manufacturer Crucible and is one of the oldest steels available. Today, this steel ranks among the most popular knife steels for making all kinds of knives, from small folders to larger hunting, filet knives, etc. Before getting a knife made from this steel, you’d want to first know the depth of performance […]

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How good is CPM 154 steel?

It is not easy to tell how good blade steel is just by looking at it. And CPM 154 steel blade is no exception. To understand how good steel the CPM 154 is, you’ll first need to know its origin, chemical composition, properties, and its comparison to other steels. This information is key to uncovering […]

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Is 15n20 steel good for knives?

You’ve probably landed here because you’re a step away from buying a 15n20 steel knife, or one made from a combination of 15n20 plus 1095 carbon steel or 1080/15N20. If you’re not familiar with the 15n20 steel and its varieties, you’d first want to get more details about it to ensure you’re getting something that […]

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How good is Elmax steel for knives?

Planning to buy a new Elmax steel knife but getting curious about how this steel performs compared to other steel grades? If yes, follow this guide. We have done lots of research into Elmax. We scanned through knife steel forums, blogs, and YouTube channels run by Elmax knife steel nerds and gathered helpful information ranging from […]

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CPM M4 Steel Review

What is CPM-M4 steel? What’s its makeup? How does it behave when it comes to taking and holding an edge, resisting chipping, wear, and corrosion? How does it compare to other steels? Is it even a good candidate for a knife? If all these questions are running in your head right now, you’ve come to […]

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Maxamet Steel Knife Review

In the knife world, there’s bad steel and good steel. Obviously, the latter has better features such as durability, corrosion resistance, sharpness, to name but a few. Before you buy a new knife or make one, you need to take your time to ensure it’s made of good steel. In today’s guide, we’ll focus on the […]

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N690Co Steel Review

If you’re looking at N690Co steel knife and wondering how good is N690Co steel and whether it will serve your requirements, this guide is for you. Numerous opinions surround N690Co steel. Visit different knife steel forums, websites, or ask your friends. Everyone will have something different to say about this steel.  This can brew a lot […]

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K390 Steel Review: Is The K390 Good?

Knife users have different tastes when it comes to knife material. Blade steel is one particular material where different users part ways. Some prefer low-end steels for their cheap cost, others prefer mid-end steels. Yet some only do the super-steels. If you fall in the latter category of high-end steels, K390 is one of the steels […]

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Is VG 10 A good knife steel?

VG10 is one of the most popular steels used for kitchen knives, though you can also find it in folding knives. If you’re reading this article right now, you’re probably looking at a vg10 steel knife. But you want more info on its sharpenability, how it stays sharp, toughness, and resistance to corrosion. We’ve researched […]

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What is CTS 204p steel?

Wondering what kind of steel CTS 204p is? If yes, this guide is for you. More often, people shopping for a new knife come across steel they have never heard of before. With their limited knowledge about various blade steel, they get curious as to how the steel performs. This guide will teach you everything you […]

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