Pros: Sharp, functional, work pretty well.
Cons: a tad short, a wee bit thick
New West Knifeworks wanted my input on some beta revisions to the Petty Utility Knife they offer. There's some angle to this picture than makes them look more different than they really are. I'm no pro in the photography, sorry. One of the changes in these samples include a tapered tang. Both of these have the tapered tang. The tapered tang is a way to manipulate the balance point in a full tang knife. The tang tapers from the ricasso to the butt of the knife giving you all the strength of a full tang, but keeping the balance point more forward in the handle. The other primary difference is in the thickness of the blade stock. The blade in the Cocobolo handled...(read more)