The first knives were invented by homo sapiens during prehistoric times and were used as weapons, tools and eating utensils. The Oldowan Culture 2.5 million years ago is the oldest known knife-like tool to be discovered as of today.
There are different uses of Cutting Knives, One Example shown above.
Knives were originally made of flint, rock, bone, and obsidian. As of 2016, more modern knives are made from materials such as ceramic, iron, steel, titanium, bronze and copper, and they usually have either a folding or fixed-blade construction. Fixed-blade knives fit inside a sheath, are stronger and do not have moving parts. Folding knives use a pivot that connects the blade to the handle and features a locking mechanism to prevent accidental opening or injury.
Item Code - TOO8E98RSA
Width: 15" Height: 1 1/4" Depth: 5 3/4"
Weight: 418 g
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