Not that long ago only, unless you had a huge blade on your hip you weren’t a “true” survivalist. However, the explorers of the frontier era, native peoples around the world, and many other examples tell us that you can do a lot with a small blade if you know what you’re doing.
In this video, Jason shows us how to get the most out of a small knife so that it can take on big jobs but also handle detailed work.
His first principle, and probably the most important, is to keep your knife sharp. A dull knife is a dangerous knife because you’re forced to push, pull, etc., harder than you should, and that’s when you’re most likely to lose control. Check out this video to learn more about small knife use, and how to get the most out of any blade.