Being a knifemaker and all round sad bastard, I've recently been thinking about making a knife suitable for military use and wondered what sort of thing might be required. As my experience of the military is limited to being shouted at by a bunch of Jimmy Saville wannabes wearing skin tight '85 combats, 8 hole Doc Martins and puttees whilst in the ACF, I thought I might risk being called a cnut and ask on here. Now...I'm well aware that the answer is most likely to be Leatherman tool or similar, but my question is this....What would be the ideal fixed blade military knife? (if there is such a thing) Now...before you tell me to fcuk off and die, I'm not thinking about 'combat' or 'survival' knives with sawteeth, DPM sheaths, etc,...I'm pretty thick, but not that thick. What I have in mind is a simple knife suitable for general everyday use, doing whatever it might be required to do. Any thoughts regarding size, blade shape, handle material, single guard, double guard, no guard, lanyard holes, steel type, sheath type, what it might be used for, etc, would be much appreciated. Alternatively, you can call me a never served civvy cnut and tell me to get fcuked...either way, thanks for your time. Cheers, Ian.