Reverse Tanto is a knife shape that’s steadily becoming popular. This unique knife style is traditional while also being modern — and is useful for a large variety of applications. Its unique and striking design makes it a must-have for any knife enthusiast’s collection.
But apart from being a collectible, what can you use a Reverse Tanto for? What’s so special about its design? How does it compare to a Drop Edge or a regular Tanto knife?
We’ll get into answering all of these questions in this Ultimate Guide to the Reverse Tanto Knife.
Tanto knives exist in Japanese culture, they were short blades designed to be the same thickness the entire length and particularly effective for piercing through armor. This short sword was straight-bladed, with a sharp angle on the sharp edge. However, Tanto knives can be double-edged as well, traditionally.
There is a debate whether or not “reverse tanto” is even a thing. I am in the “it is just a modified Wharncliffe” camp. What say you?View Linked Article