This rugged, fixed blade knife has a serrated edge full-tang 4.8″ blade with black ceramic coating, and a super-grippy rubberized handle with a diamond texture. Includes a sheath that offers horizontal or vertical belt mounting, as well as MOLLE compatibility.
We had a hard time choosing our favorite knife from D Rocket Designs‘ new online shop, but this red copper patina mokume-handle friction folder won our office pool. The exquisite handmade tool is crafted from silver, bronze, brass and copper, and a weathered 2.75″ blade.
This limited-edition knife not only features a big 3.85″ blade, and a sturdy stainless steel body, but it’s got glow-in-the-dark handle scales. Other features include a ball bearing lock, a lanyard hole, and a pocket clip. Available for a limited time from Massdrop.
This whimsical Swiss army style knife packs in seven useful tools, while looking like various animals, including a rhino, a hippo, and a giraffe. Has a bottle opener, wire stripper, file, punch, flat/Phillips drivers, and a knife. We think they should have called it the ZooTool.
YouTuber John Heisz made a folding knife out of a worn out circular saw blade. Our takeaway here is that it’s incredibly hard to do it by hand. Also, we have to redefine our notion of “basic tools.” John also made a wooden knife with the same template. More on his site.
Designed by world record speed climber Hans Florine, this lightweight and compact folding knife is designed specifically for ease of use and access during climbing expeditions. The Niad has a corrosion-resistant titanium handle, and a large hole for attaching it to carabiners.
With a satin finished 3.5″ VG-10 steel blade, this folding knife has carbon fiber handle scales, making it not just a practical knife, but a really good looking one. Also in gunmetal / titanium. Though we really want the handmade version by its designer Lucas Burnley.
Collectors and tool lovers will appreciate the craftsmanship and high quality materials evident in this stunning collection of handcrafted knives from Hometown Knives. Each piece has multiple hours of work invested into it, including forging, fitting and polishing.