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Nogent Rambling

If you’re interested in a high-performance knife with an almost uniquely good profile, great handle, wonderfully retro look, and more than its share of history let me whisper one word into your ear.  Thiers-Issard Elephant Quatre Etoile Nogent.  Was that more than one word? I would have just called them Nogents but there is at […]

Give Your Fingerguard a French Manicure

Here’s another post ripped from Fred’s.  jmbullman, a member there, asked how to deal with the bolster on his Nogent when sharpening. There are a lot of different kinds of bolsters, but only a few of them either are or have finger guards which extend all the way down the back of the blade.  So, […]