Pocket Knives

For decades, pocket knives have helped people with everything from cutting rope to savings lives. Their compact design and razor-sharp blades make pocket knives the most versatile tools available. With one of these folders tucked into your pocket, you gain a strength, usefulness and authority that will help you get any job done. And thanks to decades of new designs and innovations, pocket knives are as unique and varied as ever with easy-opening mechanisms, ergonomic handles and multiple blades.

At Knife Depot, we have a huge variety of folding knives that are nuanced enough to carve intricate designs or durable enough to saw through wood, so you can get exactly what you need. Because we know sifting through thousands of pocket knives can be overwhelming, we created an all-encompassing guide to buying a pocket knife to teach you everything you need to know. If you still can't decide, take a look at our best pocket knife guide for recommendations and a look at some of the most highly rated knives.

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Pocket Knives
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Bought this for a friend who's favorite color is purple, she loves it. The clip can be moved so it can be carried tip dow

Excellent service and product. Highly recommend! Thank you!!!

Nice knife opens smoothly good point and solid lock sharp and well made

By Craig W.

I received a knife that was well worth the cost. In fact, after looking up the retail price, I found that it was more than double what I paid. Awesome.

I like the knife. It sticks a little & doesn't have the smoothest opening, but I will say, I really wanted one & Knife Depot was one of the only places I could find it & it was a great price.

Great knife. Light, slim and extremely durable/strong. You can't feel it in your pocket which for me is important. I use it multiple times every day. My favorite pocket knife!

This knife is pretty good, if a little plain. Easy to open, locks nicely. It's a good knife to keep on your desk.

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