In pocket knives, there are several types which are all equally famous. Following mentioned are the main types of pocket knives:
- Drop point
This is one of the most commonly used type of pocket knives which has the edge based on a sharp blade and there is a curve too at some point. The other side of the blade is quite flat.
- Clip point
It is again a common pocket knife and is known as clip knife because its blade is clipped with it. The blade could either be concave or straight.
Pens are the smaller and less sharper foldable pocket knives which originally were used to sharpen the writing quills.
- Tanto point
This is a straight blade knife with a well angled tip. The blade of the tanto point knife is quite strong and it is normally used for piercing cuts and push cuts. This knife is perfect to cut stones because of it being too sharp with a double edged blade.
- Serrated knife
The serrated knives are combined with some other type of the blade which are normally half by half to each other. The serrated knives are used for pull cuts normally and they are good to be used on things which cannot be cut by using the simple blades.
Most of the people out carry The utility knives in place of the pocket knives and the best thing in such knives is that they have a standard blade than can be used for almost anything and any cut. The blade of such knives isn’t sharpened rather it we changed or replaced every time you feel the need for it. These knives are certainly great when it’s about cutting things that aren’t cut by the normal tipped blades.
So these mentioned are some of the basic types of pocket knives and there are a lot more too. You can decide of getting one for you based on its nature of use and blade strength To have an amazing cutting experience with any type of knife you would have.