thin-bladed kitchen knife, it may snap in two the first time it is used to pry open a crate of ammo.
How the blade is thinned to produce the cutting edge determines the best uses for the knife, which is why the blade grind is so important. The flat grind, a blade with a symmetrical V-bevel that tapers from the spine to the edge, is good for food preparation and woodwork. The saber grind, with the bevel starting halfway through the width of the blade, excels in chopping. For added strength to the flat grind, a Scandinavian grind begins its bevel very low