What is a Recurve?
Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words, or even a sentence or two:
Examples of Recurve Knives:
In the video linked below, the people at Schrade offer some tips on sharpening a recurve blade in the field. Of course, there are a few product plugs here and there. (We can't fault them for a few product plugs, as long as there's useful info to be gleaned from the video.)
We try our hand at product plugs below.
Check The Knife Warehouse's Inventory on the knives in the video: