Category Archives: EDC

Benchmade 9170 Auto-Triage

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Brous Blades Exo, Stonewashed

The last time we featured The Exo by Brous Blades, it was to showcase the five variants of this ultra-cool folder. This one — what Brous calls a “full acid stonewash” — is definitely our favorite finish, the coolest of the … Continue reading

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Zero Tolerance ZT0450 & ZT0452CF

Both of these framelock flippers are based on the award-winning Zero Tolerance ZT0454. The ZT0450 features an all-titanium frame, while the front scale on the ZT0452CF is carbon fiber. Either one would make an ideal EDC — classy, cutting-edge and unapologetically … Continue reading

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Chris Reeve Mnandi

With all the praise lavished on the world-class Sebenza, sometimes it seems that Chris Reeve’s other knives don’t get the attention they deserve. Take the Mnandi, an elegantly tough titanium framelock — honestly, it’s just an extraordinary folder. This one … Continue reading

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Brous Blades: ‘The Exo’

If you haven’t met Jason Brous, we’d like to introduce you to his latest creation: The Exo. We’ve been fans of Brous Blades for a while now, but this new folder really has our attention: D2 blade, 6AL4V titanium scales, … Continue reading

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Great Eastern Cutlery #73 Tidioute Trapper

The Great Eastern Cutlery #73 frame is one of our favorites — it’s big enough to allow a solid grip, and it’s just the right shape. Today’s wallpaper image is of the GEC #73 Tidioute Trapper, a slim slipjoint that features a … Continue reading

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Lon Humphrey Custom Whitetail

One of the smallest knives hand-forged by Lon Humphrey is his Custom Whitetail. It’s compact enough to carry comfortably in a pocket sheath, but it’s also incredibly versatile. It works great for EDC, or as a hiker or light hunter, or as … Continue reading

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Canal Street Cutlery English Barlow

Few slipjoints are as recognizable as a classic Barlow. Although the design originated in England, over the centuries it’s become an iconic American pocketknife. Canal Street Cutlery understands the legacy, lore and love of the venerable pattern, offering us this two-blade English Barlow scaled … Continue reading

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Fiddleback Forge EDC II

Here’s one of Andy Roy’s latest creations — the Fiddleback Forge EDC II. As its name suggests, it’s a compact fixed-blade knife that can go anywhere, every day, riding easily in a pocket sheath. This one, like all of Fiddleback’s handmade … Continue reading

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Northwoods Willamette Whittler, in Elephant Ivory

Yes, this is our third Northwoods Knives Willamette Whittler wallpaper in the last week — but this one, scaled in Elephant Ivory, is truly special. For those of us who appreciate knives handled in ivory, this is a precarious time — price, availability and … Continue reading

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