A projecting part of an object by means of which it is secured to a handle, or to some other part; anything resembling a tongue in form or position.
The part of a knife, fork, file, or other small instrument, which is inserted into the handle.
The part of a sword blade to which the handle is fastened.
The part of the blade where the hilt is mounted.
The continuing, hidden part of a blade inside a handle. May be of a different temper than the blade. Sword may have full or partial tangs.
The unsharpened portion of a blade.
The projection by which a knife is attached to its handle. â€œFull tangâ€ means that the end of the knife runs the entire length of the handle, providing superior balance. Usually, two or three rivets are used to attach the handle to the tang.
The tang connects the blade to the handle.
The end of a file where a handle is to be attached.
an extension of a blade into the grip
a projection of a knife or other metal tool by which it is secured to its handle
The part of the Blade that is fastened between scales to make the handle, or goes through a hole in the handle material.
This is the unseen section of the blade that the hilt is attached to.
Part of the sword blade that protrudes into the hilt that the grip is secured to
The part of the blade between the scales or through a hole in the handle material. Full Tang means that the tang goes through the handle to the Pommel.
drilled metal plate used to attach cable to a tube.
The section of the blade, which passes through the handle/ grip.
the part of the blade on which the hilt is mounted
Semi-automatic handgun term. The recurved top part of the grip where it meets the slide.
A tang is the part of a sword, dagger, spear, or arrowhead that is attached to the handle.
The section of the sword blade that the hilt is attached to. This part of the sword is not visible when the blade is fully mounted.
This is a part of the blade that is never seen. It is inserted into the hilt, enclosed by the ricasso washer to fasten the blade to the hilt to prevent separation of the two pieces and secured in place by peening or riveting below the pommel.
In cutlery, the part of the blade enclosed by the handle. A full tang will run the length of the handle, resulting in a comfortably balanced gourmet quality knife.
The portion of the blade where it connects to the handle.
The back portion of the blade that extends from where the blade attaches to the handle to the start of the edge. Click here to see illustration.
The tang of a sword or fixed-blade knife is that part of the blade extending into and usually through the grip that is fastened to it.