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Knives

Blitz Mini Pocket Knife

Blitz Mini Pocket Knife

Featuring a similarly stubby design to their multipurpose B-2 knife, Bomber & Co’s Blitz Mini has a tanto style black stainless blade, with sharp straight and angled cutting surfaces. It measures just 3.7″ when open, and has a large keychain opening.

SOG Keytron 1 Folding Knife

SOG Keytron 1 Folding Knife
$20  Buy Comment

SOG’s keychain-size knife is perfect for everyday needs, like cutting twine, opening boxes, or slicing packing tape. It measures just 3.5″ long when closed, and has a built in bottle opener and a smart keylatch ring for easy addition and removal of keys.

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Folding Coin Knife

Folding Coin Knife
$10  Buy Comment

A super compact EDC knife that folds into a 1.77″ diameter disc. Has a 0.94″ long stainless steel blade, and is handy for opening all those packages you get from Amazon. Comes in a variety of colors, but we’d go for the rainbow finish design.

Damasukasu Chef Knife Set

Damasukasu Chef Knife Set
$70  Buy Comment

Upgrade your kitchen with this set of beautiful and precise cutting utensils built using the same process as samurai swords. The 3-piece set includes a 7-inch Nakiri vegetable knife, 8.5-inch slicing knife, 5-inch utility knife. A limited time deal from The Awesomer Shop.

Bolt into Mini Throwing Knife

Bolt into Mini Throwing Knife

Metalsmith Miller Knives is at it again, this time digging into his bin of hardware to create a teensy version of a Japanese Kunai throwing knife from a stainless steel bolt. It might not be the most effective weapon at this size, but it still is pretty stabby.

Knives for Gentlemen

Knives for Gentlemen

A pocket knife must first and foremost do its job of being a reliable and useful cutting tool. But we appreciate when knifemakers go the extra mile to make them stylish and handsome too. Here, Everyday Carry shares their picks for 10 great looking knives for proper gentlemen.

B-2 BLITZ Tactical Pocket Knife

B-2 BLITZ Tactical Pocket Knife
$35  Buy Comment

Inspired by the famed B-2 Bomber, Bomber & Co.’s folding knife is stealthy, sleek, and strong. The thick design allows for a solid grip, while the hefty build and tanto blade make it durable and strong for situations that require brute force. Save 53% in The Awesomer Shop.

Men’s Utility Bracelet

Men’s Utility Bracelet
$40  Buy Comment

Whether you need to open a package, slice up an apple, or tighten a screw, you’ll always be prepared with Higher Objects‘ wristband, which packs a knife with a flat head screwdriver tip. It’s made from stainless steel and neoprene, and is also available in black or gold here.

The James Brand Ellis Knife

The James Brand Ellis Knife
$99  Buy Comment

The James Brand’s Ellis is a minimalist multitool that includes four of the most used everyday tools: a partially serrated knife, a combination screwdriver and bottle opener, and a pry bar or scraper. The knife and combo screwdriver lock in place for safe operation.

Buck 0818 Apex Folding Knife

Buck 0818 Apex Folding Knife
$27  Buy Link Comment

Buck Knives’ compact pocket knife has a 2-5/8″ drop-point titanium-coated steel blade for optimal strength, sharpness, and corrosion resistance. Its open design and liner lock make for easy one-handed operation, and it has a built-in carabiner clip and bottle opener.

2018 Readers Choice: EDC Knives

2018 Readers Choice: EDC Knives

That’s not a knife. THESE are knives. Our friends at Everyday Carry polled readers for their favorite folding blades of 2018 and came up with three great knives you should consider for your loadout. Read on for the picks, and the reasons why.

CRKT Provoke Knife

CRKT Provoke Knife
$200  Buy Comment

CRKT worked with Caswell Knives to create the Provoke, a modern take on the karambit knife. The Provoke’s kinematic opening mechanism pops the blade open when you press on its upper crossbar while your fingers are wrapped around the handle.

Super-Sharp Kitchen Knives

Super-Sharp Kitchen Knives
$58  Buy Comment

Made from zirconium ceramic, which is up to 10 times harder than regular steel, these knives slice through virtually anything with extreme precision. Get the 3-piece set in The Awesomer Shop, and save another 15% with coupon code MERRY15 (through 12/31/18.)

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Penato Knife

Penato Knife
$12  Buy Comment

Yoshiharu Hamono’s Penato Knife gets its name from its carbon steel blade’s pennant-like shape. It comes with a brass body and sheath, so you’ll be happy to leave it on your desk or shelf even when you’re not using it.

The World’s Smallest Knife

The World’s Smallest Knife

While it’s not exactly the most practical of tools, Miller Knives‘ weensy blade is an impressive bit of craftsmanship, and exactly the knife we’d carry between our paw pads if we were an alley cat. The penny storage tray is a nice touch.

EDC Trending Gear 11/18

EDC Trending Gear 11/18

Looking for some great gift ideas for the gear hound on your shopping list? Drop by Everyday Carry for a selection of the past month’s most popular tools, knives, watches, flashlights and more. That Surefire WristLight watch is so going on our wish list.

Salvaging a Decaying Knife

Salvaging a Decaying Knife

We’ve seen rusty metal tools restored completely. But in this case, the rust has gotten the better of the tool. DIY Random found this knife that’s been rotting away for years in his friend’s backyard and tried his best to get something usable out of its remains.

Gerber Pocket Square Knife

Gerber Pocket Square Knife
$29  Buy Comment

We love the modern looks and clean lines of this everyday pocket knife from Gerber. It has a 3″ drop-point steel blade, wrapped with either a machined aluminum or textured glass-filled nylon handle. Its wide, recessed thumb lift works for both left- and right-handed users.

Best Blades Under $50

Best Blades Under $50

Whether you need to cut some rope, slice some fruit, or crack open a package from Amazon, there are tons of uses for a reliable pocket knife. Our pals over at Everyday Carry are here with five recommendations for folding blades that won’t cost you an arm and a leg.

Making a “Bolt” Dagger

Making a “Bolt” Dagger

Cut from a flat plate of steel, Miller Knives‘ deadly jagged dagger isn’t exactly the most traditional form of metalsmithing we’ve seen, but the resulting weapon is too awesome not to share, and we’re guessing it would be nearly impossible to pull of using a forging process.

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Braza Bro Cleaver Pocket Knife

Braza Bro Cleaver Pocket Knife
$34+  Pledge Comment

This compact pocket knife is not only great for carving and slicing. Its pointed tip makes it great for prying, opening cans and even working on flat-head screws. Its handle provides excellent grip and has a jimp to prevent your index finger from slipping.

Making a Blue Blade from Mesh

Making a Blue Blade from Mesh

Metalsmith Shurap walks us through the process of laminating layers of stainless steel screen into a sweet damascus knife, layering the steel and pressing it repeatedly to create its swirled patterns, then anodizing it to bring out the blue tones.

Mgear Tactical MultiBelt

Mgear Tactical MultiBelt
$42  Buy Comment

Mgear’s rugged tactical belt features a bonus on its buckle – a removable coin knife which is held in place using the same neodymium magnets that keep the belt together. The buckle is made from Kydex and Holstex, which are also used to make weapon holsters.

Giannini Friction Folder

Giannini Friction Folder
$110-$140  Buy Comment

Minnesota metalsmith Giannini Forge offers up a unique series of handmade folding knives, each made with a 1095 steel blade, and a perforated handle made from natural aluminum, duracoated aluminum or steel. Blade measures 2.5″, with a 6.5″ length when open.

Making a Knife from Tape

Making a Knife from Tape

For his latest creation, knifemaker Kiwami Japan decided to see if he could build a blade using FiberFix – the ultra-durable, resin-infused tape that dries hard as a rock. Given the fact that he previously made a knife from gelatin, we had no doubt he was up to the task.

Coil Spring to Katana

Coil Spring to Katana

Blacksmith and blademaker Jake’s Custom Knives shows us how he takes old coil springs from cars and turns them into shiny new weapons. In this case, he transformed a section of the suspension coil into an awesome little samurai sword.

Perfect Cut Utility Knife

Perfect Cut Utility Knife
$89+  Pledge Comment

The Perfect Cut is a utility knife that comes with four minutely adjustable modules that let you cut sheet materials precisely and easily. There’s a 45º module, a 90º module, a variable angle module and a compass module for cutting circles.

Spinning Belt of Knives

Spinning Belt of Knives

Colin Furze shows off an invention so insane that we wouldn’t want to be within 1000 feet when it spins up. Apparently for no reason other than to outdo Simone Giertz’s salad chopping robot, he built a wearable belt that rapidly spins knives around his waist. It draws blood at 9:57.

Making a Stone Knife

Making a Stone Knife

Kiwami Japan takes a break from creating knives out of really unusual materials, and makes one out of one of the oldest knifemaking materials. He goes full caveman, handcrafting a blade from a piece of river rock he found. Headphones recommended for optimal ASMR.

Compact EDC Knives for 2018

Compact EDC Knives for 2018

Looking for a blade you can use for everyday tasks, but is small enough to really carry all the time? Look no further than Everyday Carry’s latest gear roundup, featuring 10 great pocket knives measuring under 3″ long.

TRAK XL Runner’s Knife

TRAK XL Runner’s Knife
$39+  Pledge Comment

The TRAK XL is the bigger and improved version of the Titanium Runner’s Anywhere Knife (TRAK). Its larger size and two-finger grip makes it easier to hold than the original. It has a sharper and longer blade too. It comes with a neck sheath for convenient storage.

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