Fixed Blade Knives

A Fixed blade knife is often referred to as a sheath knife because it is typically carried via a sheath on the hip or leg. This type of knife does not fold and contains a tang which makes it stronger than an folder mainly because the blade extends into the handle for reinforcement. Fixed blades are often hunting knives and military survival knives. Brands like SOG, OKC, ESEE, Ka Bar, Cold Steel and Boker are known for having exceptional fixed blade knives.