Is Case a good brand of knife?
Case & Sons Cutlery Company (generally known as “Case” or “Case XX”) have been producing fine quality hand-crafted knives in the US for well over a century.
What steel is Case chrome vanadium?
Chrome Vanadium (40) A special formula of alloyed cutlery steel known for its ease of re-sharpening. A quick touch-up will bring back a Chrome Vanadium (CV) blade’s original sharp edge. (Extra care is needed with CV. A thin film of oil should be kept on the blade to maintain the finish of the steel.)
Why is it called a case knife?
A case knife is a name used throughout the American South to refer to a table knife, i.e. a knife intended for use at the dining table. The origin of this usage comes from a time when inns did not customarily provide eating utensils with meals.
What Are Case knives made of?
Case knives are made with blades usually stamped from domestic chromium-vanadium steel alloy or stainless steel, and hardened using proprietary heat treatment methods.
How good are Case knives?
Our pick: CRKT Drifter.
Are Case knives good knives?
Yes, they are a good traditional knife. Get One. Case is hit-or-miss in my experience. Great patterns with beautiful handles, but I’ve seen too many of them with flaws from the factory. I still buy them, but only if I can pick them out in person. Watch for wobbly blades and jagged coarse edges.
Are Case knives still American made?
The Start of a New Era in Case® Knives. The Marilla™, Case’s first modern EDC knife to be assembled within our own factory, was recently awarded the 2021 BLADE® Magazine “American-Made Knife Of The Year®” Award at the BLADE Show in Atlanta Georgia. BLADE Show is an annual trade and consumer event for the cutlery industry, the largest of its type in the world.
What is a case Congress knife?
The Congress knife was originally designed in the 1800’s and aptly named for shaping quill pens and whittling. However, these days it’s a favorite among carpenters and woodworkers because its Coping blades are perfect for scribing/grooving, the Pen blade is good for drilling/notching, and the Spear blade for carving/shaping.