By Knives Illustrated Staff
Photography by Larry Atil
It’s no doubt that a knife is one of the most useful tools ever created. But even so, it can lose its beneficial characteristics without some useful and necessary accessories.
From sharpeners that keep the edge honed to razor sharpness, to a sheath needed to keep your knife always nearby and accessible within seconds, to oils, salves, and other ointments that maintain the consistency of the handle and blade, some useful helpers are definitely must-haves when owning any style of knife.
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