Size matters. Smaller blade – more convenient fine work.
Shape matters. Different tasks – different blades, and handles too.
Meet DPSK, deft practical small knife. Below is rough sketch in approximate proportions.
Purple and green lines show current relative position of blade and handle, while red and blue lines show preferred position.
Some examples of blade, what is wide drop-point:
Some examples of handle, strongly articulated ridgeback:
What is the difference?
Combination of size, blade shape and handle shape.
What are details?
Lanyard as a must, to extend handle length.
Full-tang for decuman cut.
Exact size – about 2-3 inches blade length.