Support BladeForums! Paid memberships don't see ads! I get asked why I don’t really offer any really large knives or “choppers.” One reason is I don’t care to make them, another is I don’t feel they are needed, and finally, I don’t have a background in “wilderness survival.” My biggest outdoor adventure is going on a once a year camping trip with several members here. I believe an axe is a better chopping tool, and a small to midsize knife is a more practical tool for me. My main uses are for carving and food, not chopping down trees. Also I like a knife that is also practical for urban use. Think about it, how much time do we really get to spend in the woods. I look forward to hearing your opinions on this.