Uses for a Pocket Knife

documenting the many uses for the common pocket knife

Use #53 for a Pocket Knife: Ripping Rags


It’s been a while, but this ones was obvious once I reached for my handy pocket knife.  Without scissors handy, my trusty Victorinox came through and was was able to nick a thick rag enough to allow me to tear in half, Hulk-Hogan-style the dish towel into two rags.  I even used my “small blade” Read More



The S&W CK5TBS is a competitively priced pocket knife, great as a gift for someone you … like, or for your second knife!  If you like the desert theme, check out the S&W CK5TBSD. Features of the S&W CK5TBS Deep black matte finish Stainless tanto blade(single-sided) Partially serrated blade Spring-steel liner blade lock 3.22 inch Read More

Kershaw Cryo SpeedSafe Knife 1555TI


Even more popular (well over 1000 reviews) than the Kershaw Ken Onion Blur is the lower priced, steel Kershaw 1555TI Cryo SpeedSafe Folding Knife Features of the Kershaw Cryo 2.75 inch blade length 3.75 long closed, 6.5 opened Stainless Steel Titanium carbo-nitrade coating blade Stainless Steel Titanium carbo-nitrade coating handle Blade and handle are 8Cr13MoV Read More

Kershaw Ken Onion Blur Folding Knife with Speed Safe


An extremely popular (827 reviews!) and well reviewed (4.7 out of 5 stars) pocket knife on Amazon, the Kershaw Ken Onion Black Blur Smooth Folding Knife with Speed Safe is an excellent all around pocket knife choice. Features of the Kershaw Ken Onion Blur: Speed Safe torsion bar to assist opening Reversible belt/pocket clip 3 Read More

SwissNet Privacy Protection Pocket Knife

SwissNet Privacy Protection Pocket Knife

A pocket knife that promises to protect your privacy?  Well not quite, but a Swiss military pocket knife with an integrated 32GB flash drive is still certainly very cool.  The premise makes sense; documents and information that you don’t want “in the cloud” can be stored on this pocket knife flash drive, thereby keeping them Read More

Care Tips for Pocket Tools

While enhancing the product page for the Victorinox Classic SD pocket knife, I found a very helpful guide from Victorinox showing proper care and tips for your pocket knife or tool. It’s a concise one page PDF that you can print, share or just view for your pleasure.

The Sexiest Men Drive Pick-up Trucks and Carry Pocket Knives


I came across this little article by Ronda Rich of the Forsyth County News in Georgia which I found entertaining in a mildly interesting way. Ronda starts with a tale of a man who gleefully tells her about his many pocket knives , and ends with a tale of her “Yankee” (who says that anymore?) husband Read More

Use #52 for a Pocket Knife: Emergency Dinner Knife


This post marks another first for this blog: The first tweet-inspired use for a pocket knife. Whilst trolling Twitter for hot pocket knife action, I came across the following tweet from self-professed makeup obsessed and college student Madz, with a photo of her old coworker using a pocket knife to cut his dinner at an Read More

Pocket Knife Sharpening Guide

Today I updated the How to Sharpen a Pocket Knife post with some more information, a revised layout and I added a couple pocket knife sharpening videos to better show the process.

Use #51 for a Pocket Knife: Saving a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


After my Karl Malone post I struck Google News gold again with another article about a pocket knife, saving the day for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the 2015 Commodity Classic. Check out the video (and I use that term lightly because it’s basically a slideshow) below: