The aptly named Hobo 3-in-1 Utensil Kit is one of those useful little items designed to reduce weight whilst camping, or traversing the continental USA illegally aboard cargo trains.
The idea of having a small blade tucked away somewhere safe seems like a rather good idea to me, especially if you're planning a trip to one of the less than savoury parts of the world. Or if you're just a big fan of spur-of-the-moment whittling.
The Shinbu knife by James Williams is designed specifically to be used by modern military personnel, many of James Williams' creations are carried by special forces while deployed overseas and the Shinbu is popular due to its size.
This keychain knife sharpener designed by Tom Stokes is an order of magnitude more useful that that commemorative Boca Raton keychain you've been carrying around since 1996 - this one'll sharpen any blade you slide through it and it also includes a flathead screwdriver, a small channel blade/cutter and a bottle opener.
This credit card sized folding knife by Iain Sinclair is one of the cleverest bits of gear we've come across in recent memory.
Perkin Knives is a UK based company that specialises in producing Damascus steel knives, hatchets and axes.
The paracord wrapped handle on the Bawidamann Blade POGN is designed to be a usable element in survival situation, it's a nice touch that makes the knife quite a bit more valuable than just a sharpened piece of steel.
The British Army Knife was standard issue equipment for British military personnel for decades, the knife pictured here was designed to withstand anything a soldier might encounter on any given day, in any given part of the empire.
Logan Pearce is a third generation knifemaker following in the footsteps of both his father and grandfather, Perry Pearce. The family is famous for their railroad spike knives, each hand-forged in a coal fired blacksmithery, Logan has found a new muse in stainless steel wrenches and now individually hammers them out in his De Queen,...
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy I think we're all evaluating our preparedness for extreme events, with that in mind, meet the Böker EMS Rescue Knife.