The Kershaw Leek has always been a mainstay of recommended everyday carry knives. It's available at an extremely affordable price point (remember, it's actually USA-made), has excellent fit and finish, as well as above average cutting performance. All this places the Kershaw … [Read more...]
As we're huge knife fans, we do a large number of knife reviews on this blog, many of which are pocket knives (usually the folding everyday carry/EDC knife variety). The following are all the reviews we've done of pocket knives.
If you're interested in finding a good pocket knife, you might want to take a peek at our list of the best EDC knives on the market, or our list of the best folding knives by price point.
And if there's a knife you want a review of that isn't already up here, comment on a post or contact us to let us know!
Kershaw Chill 3410 Slim Flipper EDC Knife Review
As far as I know, the Kershaw Chill is one of the most inexpensive flippers currently produced by Kershaw. I threw it into my Amazon shopping cart as an "add-on" item to make it to the free shipping limit, and to be straight with you, I didn't really expect much from it … [Read more...]
Cold Steel Kudu 20K Ring Lock Folding Knife Review
The Cold Steel Kudu is a modern interpretation of the Okapi knife designed manufactured in Germany for the colonial market. The original was produced in 1902, and the target demographic needed an inexpensive everyday pocket knife for all the tasks one might encounter in the … [Read more...]
Spyderco Southard Folding Flipper EDC Knife Review
The Spyderco Southard is Spyderco's first flipper knife, and first collaboration with the custom knife maker Brad Southard. With the amount of attention this wicked fast slicer has generated, I admit I am a bit late to the bandwagon, but as they say, better late than … [Read more...]
Cold Steel Recon 1 Tanto Blade EDC Knife Review
The Cold Steel Recon 1 is the quintessential badass knife: the type I most certainly would have lusted over when I was still in my teen years. Regretfully, I am now all grown up, but I was still curious to see if this brutish slab of steel was something more than its purely … [Read more...]
Case Seahorse Whittler Black G-10 Knife Review
Out of the entire Case catalog, no knife stands out to me quite as much as the Seahorse Whittler. With its unique primary blade and unorthodox proportions, I saw it and just had to test it out myself. After a number of months of owning it, it's actually become my main … [Read more...]
Spyderco Dragonfly 2 Little Big EDC Knife Review
Spyderco has long advertised its belief in "Constant Quality Improvement" (C.Q.I.), which emphasizes continuous upgrades and evolution, bit by bit. No knife strikes this message home more to me than this version of the Spyderco Dragonfly 2. From a design that arose in the … [Read more...]
Case Sway Back Gent Red Bone Pocket Knife Review
I will have to admit before I start this review that this knife has been my Case Cutlery grail for the past couple of years. The Case Sway Back Gent comes dressed in what I think are some of the prettiest scales around. The particular model I chose, the "pocket worn old red … [Read more...]
Benchmade Adamas 275BKSN Folding Knife Review
Owning as many knives as I do, it often takes quite a lot for me to get really excited over a slab of steel. Needless to say, the Benchmade Adamas sure did the trick. Thinking back, I can't remember many knives that have peaked my curiosity in the past couple of years quite … [Read more...]
Opinel No. 8 Traditional Pocket Knife Review
Opinel has been producing knives much longer than the majority of present-day knife manufacturers: they started in 1890 with a distinctive sense of style and function and haven't stopped since. The Opinel No. 8 is by far their most popular knife design & size, and while … [Read more...]