Knives

Victorinox Swiss Army Presentation Master Knife

This Swiss Army knife from Victorinox has the scissors and blades you’d expect.  You’ll also find a 32GB flash drive with a biometric fingerprint reader to keep your data secure.  It also has a Bluetooth remote control for your PC or netbook and a laser pointer.  The Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Secure 32GB USB Fingerprint …

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Do-it-yourself pocket knife building kit for kids

JJ’s Knife Kit from Garrett Wade is a nifty build it yourself kit for little ones aged 4-7. Kids always want what their parents have, so this is a safe way to let them feel like they have a grown up tool. These kits come with pre-cut and pre-drilled pieces of Oak or Cherry depending …

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Victorinox Swiss Army SwissChamp XAVT

Victorinox makes a line of knives branded for the Boy Scouts of America, but I was surprised to find that the Swiss Army SwissChamp XAVT was not part of the BSA collection.  With it’s 80 functions, the SwissChamp XAVT is the ultimate “always be prepared” tool!  This huge knife is packed with knife blades, screwdrivers, hex drivers, altimeters, barometer, alarm …

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Switch – Create a Custom Multi-Tool

How would you like to create your own custom uber Swiss Army style multi-tool? Now you can with the Switch from Quirky. It comes with 18 different tool attachments. You choose if you want a small (2-6 tools), medium (4-10 tools), and large (7-13 tools) sized tool by swapping the different blades/tools in and out. …

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Hobo knives – For chowing on the go

Here’s a nifty gadget for your gear bag. It’s a replica of a hobo knife from the early 1900’s. This one from W.R. Case has a bone handle with a knife, spoon and a fork with a can opener. It’s pretty expensive at around $80 or so at various online retailers. However, I did find …

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Steampunk pocket knife – Van Hoy Snap Lock

Have you ever seen a knife like this one? It’s the Van Hoy Snap Lock from CRKT. It features a very unusual opening and locking mechanism. If the included belt clip isn’t installed, the stainless steel blade can rotate 360 degrees. If one of the clips is installed (you can attach it to either side …

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Pocket knife for electricians – SOG Kilowatt

This knife from SOG Group (Special Operations Group) offers three wire stripping features from fine multi strand all the way up to cable. There is a stripper bar for wire sizes of 12-24, an adjustable spring-loaded UTP/wire stripper in the back, and hole stripper that uses the main blade. You can get one from Garrett …

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Spyderco Ladybug and Cricket Pocket Knives Review

I’ve had a thing for pocket knives ever since discovering my Dad’s small collection in his jewelry box as a kid. You know how some kids like to snoop around in their parents stuff when they’re not home? Yeah, I was one of those kids… I was fascinated by the different shapes and sizes of …

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Easier one handed multi-tool – Zilla

The Zilla-Tool is a 6-1/2″ long multi-tool that doesn’t require you to unfold it in order to use the pliers or knife blade. The Zilla focuses on the three main uses for a multi-tool: pliers, knife and screwdriver. It has tapered needle nose pliers, 3″ knife blade with combo serrated edge, wire cutter and stripper, …

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Gerber announces Crucial multi-tool

If your gadget tastes lean more toward the utilitarian, you may be happy to learn that Gerber, famous for their knives and multi-tools (and not baby food), have added a number of new items to their multi-tool family, including the Crucial multi-tool and the Curve keychain tool.  The Crucial (pictured) is a butterfly-opening pocketable tool …

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Multi-tool with a wrench – Spyderco Byrdrench

The Spyderco Byrdrench is unlike any multi-tool that I’ve seen before. The tool’s housing is two stainless halves that join creating slip joint pliers (with a large or small bite) on one end and an adjustable 9/16” crescent wrench on the opposite end. Other tools include a knife, file, hole starter and a bit housing …

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