CRKT (Columbia River Knife & Tool)
Fans of master knifemakers like the Graham brothers, Greg Lightfoot, and Kit Carson know that the best way to get ahold of their work is by browsing the catalog of Columbia River Knife & Tool (CRKT). By working together with the top custom knifemakers in the field, CRKT has become one the top innovators in knife technology, and their numerous advances, such as the AutoLAWKS locking mechanism, make their knives hard to beat.
Even better, our ace customer service squad can help you find out which of CRKT's huge selection of sport, work, and professional knives is right for you. We know you'll love your new CRKT knife -- and that's why we'll provide every one of their knives with a 60-day money-back guarantee.
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Recent Reviews - CRKT (Columbia River Knife & Tool)
I got carried away processing wood and broke our family tool. Didn't want the std K-bar, so after some research, I chose the Mah-chete. Day after UPS dropped it off, I went back to the same wood that broke my previous tool. I chopped, hacked, made kindling. It was excellent in every way. Chopped like my Estwing. Batoned my way through several 5-7" pieces of maple with ease. Wood just flies apart. My only complaint is that I would have had a rougher texture on the handel. Maybe cryton/zytel. After a day of hacking, just had to touch-up the edge a little.
Bought this as a gift. Recipient is extrodinarily pleased. Nice balance, easy to use in kitchen or camp. Personalization was neat and attractive.
I got this knife ,and immediately loved it. It is a very sturdy ,handsome knife. I especially like the assisted open,very smooth action.It was super sharp,and holds a fine edge readily. The belt clip is a bit stiff, but that is a good thing,I don't want this one to get away.
seems to be a pretty good little knife, been carried it for over a month . have only used it for cutting tape on boxes sharped it this morning seems to hold an edge .
I've always liked CRKT and had a smaller pocket knife made by them. Once I got this one I realized I REALLY loved the quality of CRKT knives. I love this knife!!! I carry it in my pocket, and despite it being larger, it fits very well in all of my jeans. I do purchase jeans w/longer pockets though because I carry 2 knives on me at all times. One in each pocket. This knife is by far my favorite out of the ones I use. It really does hold a nice sharp edge for a long time, and I do use it a lot. I don't have to sharpen it as much as I do w/some of my other knives. The blade flips out with such ease, doesn't take much pressure at all. I love the "click" it makes; you can hear the quality in the sound. Overall, this is truly a WONDERFUL knife and is stunning to look at. The texture on the G10 handle is very unique! It's a looker for sure--pure beauty in it's design. I would highly suggest this knife for anyone wanting a larger pocket knife to carry and use. I've had mine forever and nothing has gone wrong with it!! I do take good care of it but needless to say, it TRULY is WELL MADE!!!
I bought this knife because it looked really nice in the picture. I`ve had it a few months now and it looks even better.It came razor sharp out of the box.It fjust feels real good in my hand. The assisted opening system on this folder is awesome. Just one little flip of the thumb and the blade exits it`s folded position inside the handle with lightning speed.The safety feature on this knife will not allow the blade to close up on you while using it.I like to put a different E.D.C in my pocket every day and this awesome CRKT folder is one of them.
Very well made, great looking knife.
Very well made and easy to hold on to, holds an edge very good.
About Columbia River (CRKT)
Columbia River Knife & Tool (CRKT), is a Tualatin, Oregon-based manufacturer of knives, tools, and accessories founded in 1994.
CRKT means Quality. All CRKT knives and tools are built incorporating the most advanced equipment and production systems available, and quality is controlled from beginning to end. Knives are built the way they should be builtÂwithout compromising quality in any part of their creation. CRKT accessories are crafted to the same standards as the knives, so that each sheath, for example, lives up to the customersÂ high expectations.
Sport & Work Knives
CRKT continues to "think outside the box" by seeking out new and unique designs and mechanisms, just when everyone in the industry thinks they have seen it all. For example, the company is introducing the tiny McGinnis Shrimp, the
Gekkota Pocket and Golf, the ExiTool, Ta-Bar Tool, Norfork Diver and Whitewater, and Klecker NIRKÂ all exciting and unusual. At the same time, it continues to broaden itÂs traditional knife models, including for the first time, Classic pocket knives, as well as the Centofante Tribute, Carson M4-02 series, and the Delegate and Vertex lines.
More natural and premium materials.
CRKT is continuing to specify the natural and premium materials that are common in the best custom knives, including more knives
with layered Micarta, G10, stag, jig bone, white bone, ram horn, and hardwoods such as thuya root, cocobolo, ebony, walnut, and burl.
CRKT Limited Lifetime Warranty: This warranty covers any defects in materials or workmanship. If one of our knives ever breaks or fails because of material or manufacturing defect, weÂll replace the knife. This warranty runs as long as you own your knife. Coverage ends if you sell or otherwise transfer the knife to someone else, or if your CRKT knife is modified in any way.