Q: Is a blade the portion of a tool? ¶
A: Yes, and weapon, or machine with an edge that is designed to puncture, chop, slice or scrape surfaces or materials.
Q: Is a blade also important? ¶
Q: Are blades common on Trapper style pocketknives for skinning fur-bearing animals? ¶
Q: Is a blade similar in profile to a sheep's foot but the curve of the back edge starts closer to the handle and is more gradual? ¶
Q: Was a blade deposited as an offering to the storm-god by king Tuthaliya? ¶
Q: Is a blade comparatively poor but it is possible? ¶
A: Yes, if the tip is strong, that more force can be applied allowing greater penetration without damaging the tip.
Q: Were blades originally made to trim the hooves of sheep? ¶
Q: Is a blade less effective as the blade is parallel to the direction draw but the serrations of a serrated blade are at an angle to the fibres? ¶
Q: Is a blade sharpened on the inside edge and is similar to carpet and linoleum knives? ¶
Q: Is a blade much thicker than a knife of comparable size? ¶
Q: Are blades double-edged with a central spine? ¶
A: Yes, and like a dagger or spear head.
Q: Are blades more resistant to fracturing on impact? ¶
Q: Are blades made from a material that is about as hard? ¶
A: Yes, though usually harder, than the material to be cut.
Q: Is a blade like a normal blade with the back "clipped"? ¶
A: Yes, This clip can be either straight or concave.
Q: Is a blade rolled across in a diameter cut? ¶
Q: Are blades sometimes marked or inscribed? ¶
A: Yes, for decorative purposes, or with the mark of either the maker or the owner.
Q: Is a blade a symmetrically-shaped blade with a point aligned with the centerline of the blade's long axis? ¶
Q: Is a blade thin there is little material to remove from the fine edge before the edge is worn away to a thicker section? ¶
Q: Are blades one of humanity's oldest tools? ¶
A: Yes, and continue to be used for combat, food preparation, and other purposes.