THE BEST Knives

ZigZag Cowboy Knife

ZigZag Cowboy Knife

It may have been made by IronMan Forge, but the ZigZag Cowboy is definitely worthy of the god of thunder. This hunting knife features a unique lightning bolt construction, made doubly attractive by its damascus patterns. It’s on sale at Touch of Modern until 6/13/19 only.

Lyra Nano EDC Knife

Lyra Nano EDC Knife

Horizon Knives’ Lyra is only 2″ long when fully folded. Yet it becomes nearly 6″ long and provides a full-size handle when expanded, thanks to its unique design. It has a D2 knife steel blade with a thumb rest and titanium handle and linkages. Available in black or silver.

Great Ultralight Pocket Knives

Great Ultralight Pocket Knives

Depending on the knife you carry, it can be one of the heavier items you carry with you. If you’re looking for something lighter, check out Everyday Carry’s selection of eight great blades that weigh 3 ounces or less. We really dig the design of the Kershaw Reverb.

Nitecore NTK05 Knife

Nitecore NTK05 Knife

Nitecore’s keychain knife is small but mighty. Made from lightweight TC4 titanium alloy and measuring just over 2″ folded, it holds a sharp, replaceable scalpel blade for precise cuts, and can also make quick work of rope cutting or opening boxes.

RUK Titanium

RUK Titanium

Drop and Ferrum Forge’s RUK (Retracting Utility Knife) Titanium stores a utility blade in a 2.6″ titanium case with a spring-loaded mechanism. Its domed button won’t easily catch in your pocket. It’s available in black, gray or blue.

Teryx Omniblade

Teryx Omniblade

Teryx designed what it bills as the Swiss Army knife of large tools. The Omniblade is a 23″ long 5-in-1 tool. It incorporates a machete, a hatchet, a closed-guard utility knife, a 7″ long saw and a hammer into one compact form.

Forging a Knife from Drill Shavings

Forging a Knife from Drill Shavings

Bladesmith Green Beetle has been collecting spiral shavings left over from the production of damascus steel blades, and decided to see if he could create a knife by melting down the excess bits with some powdered steel. We always enjoy the warm glow of molten metal.

Ka-Bar Tactical Spork

Ka-Bar Tactical Spork

An EDC tool for camping and outdoor living. While it works as a sturdy fork and spoon, inside, the Ka-Bar Spork conceals a serrated knife, perfect for cutting meat, as well as for survival and self-defense. The spork and knife are made from a high-strength industrial polymer.

Pipe Wrench Throwing Knife

Pipe Wrench Throwing Knife

Bladesmith Jake’s Custom Knives takes an old pipe wrench and works his magic, transforming the rusty plumber’s tool into a beautiful and unique new knife, perfect for throwing at a bullseye. While this one isn’t for sale can buy other knives over at Jake’s Etsy shop.

Making a Knife from Styrofoam

Making a Knife from Styrofoam

Styrofoam is great for packing stuff, but it’s horrible to try and get rid of the stuff. Unconventional blademaker kiwami japan put the material to good use, melting it down and shaping it into a razor sharp kitchen knife. But first, he has to peel some oranges.

Damascus Kitchen Knife Set

Up your kitchen game with these hand-forged damascus knives from Gladiators Guild. The set includes small, medium, and large knives, each made from high-grade steel, wrapped in a pakka wood scale with brass pins. Save 22% in The Awesomer Shop.

Fortel Knife

Fortel Knife

Atroposknife’s Fortel is one of the most unusual knives you’ll ever come across. It starts off sheathed in a baton-like fashion. When you unscrew it, you get the blade as well as a two-pronged fork. You can then extend both the blade and the handle.

Rainbow Kitchen Knives

Rainbow Kitchen Knives

An eye-catching and unique set of stainless steel kitchen knives with titanium rainbow electroplating. Includes an 8″ chef’s knife, 8″ bread knife, 7″ santoku knife, 5″ utility knife, and a 3.5″ paring knife. Available with red/black or green/black handles.

Life Gear Light WRX Multitool

Life Gear Light WRX Multitool

A handy pocket-sized multitool which includes a 1.75″ utility blade, flat and phillips screwdrivers, bottle and can openers, and a microUSB-rechargeable LED flashlight. Each blade is made from stainless steel, and the handle is made from a sturdy nylon polymer.

TriTac EDC Tactical Pen

TriTac EDC Tactical Pen

StatGear’s bolt-action pen doubles as a pocket knife, as well as an emergency window breaker. Its body is made from aluminum, with a 440c stainless blade, and a tungsten carbide punch. Save an extra 15% in The Awesomer Shop with code MADNESS15. (through 3/31/19)

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.

Folding Coin Knife

Folding Coin Knife

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.

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.

The James Brand Ellis Knife

The James Brand Ellis Knife

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

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

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.

Penato Knife

Penato Knife

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.

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.

AVIS Titanium Tool

AVIS Titanium Tool

This compact tool combines a utility blade, bottle opener, 1/4″ hex bit driver, flathead screwdriver, and pry tip in one. Its body is made of grade 5 titanium, and comes with scales made from carbon fiber, copper, or camo green G10. They also make larger pry area version.

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.

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