nozh2002 said:How about
Pchak (sounds cool):
This is from Samarkand area. Main idea - thin handle and wide blade.
Yes a traditional Japanese tanto is much longer, has a more elegant and reasonable tip and of course a traditional handle wrap. However most modern folk don't prefer a half sword length blade, and the hand wrap was replaced by more modern materials...seems like you are splitting a few two many hairs on this one.Cabbit said:Ummnn no...
This is a real tanto:
This is the Lum Tanto:
The only similarities is that they have a single edge.
The "American Tanto" is not a tanto.
Michael; Don't mistake me for someone who knows anythingMichael Cook said:Zenheretic, isn't that an "O tanto" or great tanto?
Ed Schempp said:I have designed two versions of the Scandanavian Puukko. All of these designs are stylized versions of the inspirational piece.
I would love to see something with a scandanavian "0" edge grind from spyderco. With a steel optimized for that kind of grind.