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.
The KA-BAR US Marine Corp Fighting Knife is one of those tools that’s become a self-sustaining icon, it’s the single most famous fixed blade knife design in the world (and for very good reason).
This knife is called the “Ripstop” and it’s one of the newer designs, it weighs in at 3oz and is 7.4 inches when opened. It’s made from stainless steel and has a clip on the flip side for easy fastening to clothing, belts and backpacks.
This knife, dubbed the Rough Rider Deluxe Barlow, has a fantastic rough hewn bone handle and is made from 440 Stainless Steel.
KA-BAR Knives has been in continuous operation since 1898, the company was originally based in Allegheny River in Tidioute, PA but has since moved to manufacturing plant in Olean, NY.
The Boker Plus Credit Card Knife has a blade made from 440 stainless steel and folds into a small rectangle roughly the same size as a credit card. It fits into the credit card compartment of any wallet and provides a solution for people who don’t have the option of carrying a pocket knife in their day to day life.
The Wenger Swiss Army Knife with a Cigar Cutter is an altogether appealing little pocket knife that can slice cheese, open a bottle of wine and cut a cigar.
It isn’t always easy to buy for men, Father’s Day gifts usually involve cologne, socks, dark chocolate, dodgy beer, cheap bourbon or one of those coffee table books about steam trains. The team over at Man Crates have decided to rectify this issue by creating a series of crates specifically tailored to specific, manly interests.
The 50 state legal Mantis Bottleneck Knife caught my eye last week, I like to try to keep a small knife on me as they can tend to come in handy when you least expect it and this one has the added bonus of..
The Leatherman Skeletool is a fascinating piece of modern engineering, almost every man I know has at least one Leatherman and whenever something goes wrong with an engine on a ride, you can bet there’ll be more than one of the tools pulled from pockets and saddlebags. This model is the Leatherman Skeletool, it represents the…
I don’t know why, but I love gear like this. Perhaps I’ve watched Jericho too many times but the idea of having something in the glove compartment or saddle bag that can light fires and offer some protection is hugely appealing to me.
Joel Bukiewicz is a man who, in some respects, fell into the knife making trade and in doing so, found a dormant talent that now has him creating some of the most highly prized kitchen knives in the US.