This motorized rotary tool is better than scissors, especially when it comes to cutting materials like plastics, leather, carpeting, cardboard, and vinyl up to 1/4″ thick. It features a self-sharpening blade and ensures a clean, smooth cut in straight lines or curves. Aproca makes a custom-fit carrying case as an accessory.
This light-duty multitool from Sun Company lets you carry scissors safely in your pocket. In addition to its fold-out shears, the stainless steel tool has a flat-blade screwdriver, hex head wrenches, a phone holder, and a carabiner clip. They fold down to just 3.5″ x 1.4″ x 0.3″ when not in use.
This pocket tool combines a 2.625″ Tanto blade with spring-loaded scissors. The scissors are more useful than those on other pocket tools thanks to their larger size, along with their micro-serrated edge. The knife features a fine-edge sandblasted blade, a liner lock, and deploys with one hand from its anodized aluminum handle.
Keep a pair of scissors in your pocket, bag, or glove box with this slimline tool. The pen-sized scissors are TSA-compliant, with gently curved blades and spring-loaded for smooth and easy cutting. They’re great for paper, threads, tags, envelopes, and more. Available in a variety of colors and also in a 3-pack.
This folding tool from Mitusmoto Sakari provides first responders or anyone in an emergency with critical life-saving abilities. In addition to its trauma scissors, it has a pocket knife, a wrench, a strap cutter, a ruler, a round cutter, a Philips screwdriver, a carbide glass breaker, and a travel key fob.
These slimmed-down variants of Gerber Gear’s multifunctional Armbar pocket tools reduce bulk, while still offering more than just a knife. There are two versions: one with a screwdriver and another with scissors, both with a bottle opener at its rear. Each has a 2.5″ straight-edge blade with a frame lock and a textured grip.
Keep all your knives, scissors, and other bladed tools sharp with this tabletop tungsten carbide sharpener. The bundle includes a pair of versatile curved-edge scissors that can cut through everything from blister packs to chicken bones. Save $14 with code SHARP14 at checkout in The Awesomer Shop.
Designed for professional first responders, but a great tool in any emergency bag, Leatherman’s shears make quick work of gauze, tape, and seatbelts, and can also cut off a ring, break glass, or operate an oxygen tank’s valve. Made from durable stainless steel and glass-filled nylon.
Gerber’s specialty scissors are optimized for cutting braided fishing line without fraying. Their micro-serrated blades cut with precision, and full tang construction means durability. Their finger holes and squared-off shape offer comfort, and they have a built-in bottle opener and lanyard hole for carrying.
Nikken Cutlery sells a line of scissors that look like Japanese swords. They have blades lined with hamon, handles that look like wrapped hilts and scabbards for storage. The top-of-the-line model is based on the sword of the warlord Oda Nobunaga and costs over $300.