A basic introduction to what goes into knife steel and why one type of steel may be better than others. In the end, it comes down to balance. You have to find a balance between the features you value most.
Part 2 to this video is up as of 3/23/2014. Check it out if you want more info on knife steel:
For some user-friendly information on steel types, try one of these:
Post time: 05-10-2017