There’s a certain type of guy out there who wonders why men should even carry a pocket knife these days. But all it takes is adding the right knife to your everyday carry for a week or two to realize just how useful the right knife can be. From cutting fruit to opening boxes to cutting off that loose thread hanging from your shirt.
Whether you’re wondering what the best pocket knives are (even for the guys who think they don’t need a pocket knife) or looking for the perfect EDC knife that won’t break the bank, you’ll find it here, from multi-tools to fixed blades to teeny folding knives.
Welcome to Cool Material’s comprehensive guide to all things pocket knives.
There are certain pocket knife brands out there that scream quality. These are the 10 brands to know, and which knives from those companies you should own.Read More
Serrated, drop point, pen knife. What does it all mean? Fear not, because we've put together an in-depth guide with explanations on pocket knife blade terminology.Read More
Looking for a starter pocket knife? You've come to the right place. These are the 14 of the best pocket knives for the EDC novice. From multi-tool pocket knives to razor-sharp beasts, this is the ultimate entry-level pocket knife guide.Read More
You might've heard the term thrown around but what exactly is Damascus steel? This beautiful, swirling pattern dates back hundreds of years and is only now becoming in vogue among pocket knife enthusiasts. Here's the history of the style and the best modern makers of Damascus steel pocket knives.Read More
Everyone knows the Victorinox Swiss Army knife, even people who aren't into knives. These multi-tools are just as high of quality when you need to get the job done (regardless of what that job is).Read More
It's tedious work, but sharpening your pocket knife is essential for blade safety. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to sharpen a pocket knife with all the tools you'll need to get a razor-sharp blade.Read More
There is a rich history surrounding butterfly knives or balisongs, a type of folding pocket knife that originated in the Philippines. But, are they actually legal?Read More