N695 Steel: A Detailed Guide to Its Uses, Composition, and Top Picks
Bohler N695 Steel: A Detailed Guide to Its Uses, Composition, and Top Picks. N695 is a stainless steel produced by Bohler widely used in various types of survival knives and fixed blades. It's considered a softer steel compared to many other high-end steels and ideal for EDC camp knives, hand tools, chisels or machetes
Thai Binsui Whetstones: The Ancient Art of Sharpening Blades
Thai Binsui Whetstone is a natural sharpening stone made of sedimentary rocks found in various regions of Thailand. These whetstones have been used for centuries in Thai culture to sharpen knives, swords, and other cutting tools. They are available in various types, including novaculite, shale, basalt, and sandstone. Thai whetstones are ideal for sharpening knives to a razor-sharp edge, making them popular among blacksmiths and knife enthusiasts. To use the stone, one needs to soak it in water and move the blade back and forth across the stone while applying light pressure, gradually refining the edge of the blade until it is sharp and polished.
The Best Japanese Style Chef Knives: A Guide for Chefs and Culinary Experts
In this blog, we will explore the best Japanese style chef knives on the market, including those made by artisan Thai blacksmiths at companies like Siam Blades and Wanchana Knife. We will also discuss the different types of steel used in the production of these knives, including San Mai and damascus steel, and the traditional techniques and materials used by blacksmiths to produce these high-quality tools.
The King's Ancient Swordsmith of Thailand: Boontan Sittipaisal
The last swordsmith of Thailand, Mastersmith Boontan Sittipaisal of Lampang continues an ancient tradition of forging by hand, the iconic Thai Dhab. A sword with centuries of history & warfare, spanning vast cultures bound by no roads. Read all about the King of Thailand's blacksmith and the heritage behind these bladed beauties.
Best Damn Gift Ideas for Dad on Father's Day
Is Dad still rocking his pandemic beard? Gift him our Thai Straight Razor as an unforgettable Father's Day gift! Does he have a bullet proof tactical clipboard for work? We have you covered! Fancy a pair of old fashioned knuckle dusters? Share a pair with your old man! Siam Blades has awesome Father's Day gift ideas and we've taken the time to share it in this quick 8 minute blog read.
COVID-19 Update April 17, 2021 - Open for Business
COVID-19 SITUATIONAL UPDATE FROM BANGKOK, THAILAND While most of Thailand is under an emergency decree, Siam Blades i...
Chef Knives by Wanchana Knife
Siam Blades Unveils New Line of Chef Knives FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wanchana Kanrangsee of Wanchana Knife joins the S...
FMD18: Battle for the Welterweight Sword of Bangkok
In Bangkok, Thailand, Siam Blades sponsored MMA event Full Metal Dojo 18: Battle for the Welterweight Sword of Bangkok. Offering a hand forged Thai Sword to the champion, FMD & it's sponsors hosted an epic MMA event in the heart of Bangkok's entertainment district.
The Bun Bang Fai Festivals of Isaan - From Yasothon to Roi Et, Thailand
One of the most unique, and lively, Thai festivals, is the renowned Bun Bang Fai Skyrocket Festival, or Bamboo Rocke...
I Forged An Axe in Bangkok! Axe Making Class at Golden Axe Throw Club
'Ax-pat' Teacher in Thailand Takes Axe Making Class Local expat & international school teacher, Robin Graham, sen...
Forge an Axe in Thailand - Making Handmade Axes with Thai Blacksmiths
Sign up for an authentic blacksmith experience in Thailand! Hand forge your own axe with a Thai Blacksmith in Bangkok, Thailand, Experience Authentic Thai food while completing an axe making workshop in partnership with the Golden Axe Throw Club in Bangkok, Thailand. Make your very own axe!
How to Throw an Axe - Axe Throwing 101
Learn how to throw an axe or hatchet! Axe Throwing 101 Safety & Technique. Golden Axe Throw Club in Bangkok, Thailand teaches how to properly throw an axe in BKK.