Swiss Army Knives' Features and Benefits
Swiss army knives have become a beneficial tool in everyday life, when it used to be just a survival tool, ever since its technology has been enhanced to expand its purpose.
The simple pocket knife has the fewest features compared to the lock-blade knives, which contain the most heavy features, the standard Swiss army knife has the most features, such as large and small blade, corkscrew, can opener with 3 mm flat-head screwdriver, bottle opener with 6 mm screwdriver with wire stripper and bender, reamer and hole punch, key ring, tweezers.
The large blade of the Swiss army EDC knife has a length and thickness as the knife handle and used for cutting food, gut a fish, slice paper, carve your initials into a tree or whittle a piece of wood into another shape. If some knives have a small blade, it usually holds the same shape as the large blade, only slightly smaller, and used in cutting situations that need a delicate touch. It is important to exercise knife safety procedures, in such a way, that you should always cut the knife away from you body and to be careful not to let the blade snap shut with your fingers in the way.
For opening wine bottles, the Swiss army knives that contain a metal corkscrew is used, following these procedures: fold the corkscrew out so that it extends straight out from the knife, use the knife handle to twist the corkscrew into the cork, and pull firmly on the handle to remove the cork from the bottle. Some knives have a mini screwdriver, this should be removed first before using the corkscrew.
For Swiss army knives that have a can opener, since it operates like a manual can opener, the procedure to use it, as follows: put the lip of the can into the cap of the can opener, then press the sharp bit into the lid of the can until it punctures through. You can also use the tip of the can opener as a 3 mm flat-head screwdriver by angling it to use the point instead of the flat breadth. Be sure to visit this website at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/swiss+army+knife/ and know more about swiss army knives.
The bottle opener in the Swiss army knives is for opening bottles and its 6 mm flat-head tip functions as a screwdriver and this is used for items larger than 3 mm size.
The reamer or also called the awl in the Swiss army knife is used for punching holes in materials, like leather, canvas, or wood and it is purposely tapered in order to enlarge a hole by digging deeper and scraping the sides of the hole with the sharp edge.
Used for keeping the knife safely tucked, as well as a clip for key chains or for a belt loop, the key ring is an external component of the Swiss army knife.
The tweezers and toothpick are found from the end of the Swiss army knife's handle, which looks like a small knob of grey plastic and a small knob of tan plastic, respectively. Be sure to wash both tweezers and toothpick after using them, check this blog post out here!