Looking for the latest and greatest in Everyday Carry gear? Check out this collection of 10 great pocketable items that can make your daily tasks go more smoothly and keep you more organized. We’re also big fans of the Kershaw Shuffle II.
THE BEST Knives
Metalsmith Koss walks us through the process of taking an old, worn file and transforming it into a shiny new knife. The finished tool uses reshaped and sharpened steel from the file, with the addition of new G10 scales for its handle. We love how he preserved the texture of the file as part of the blade design.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’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 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.