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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Fantastic folding utility knife. I'm a chef and I probably use this tool more than any other. It's tough, versatile and it keeps a decent edge. Highly recommended for everyday use.

This small but mighty knife made the perfect gift for a favorite Uncle

Very attractive and well made knife. I've received many compliments. Mainly carry this one on more dressed up occasions so haven't put its utility to the test but it seems very sharp and durable.

By Homer C.

I was very pleased with my purchase of 5 opps knife deals. Several of the knives were knives i have looking to purchase. Try a purchase or more you will see what i am . THIS IS A GREAT DEAL.

Super fast easy high quality open assist, I love how smooth and quick it is. I have the dark blade and high shine blade. Both are perfect and for this price you can't go wrong. It just feels right n your hand. No disappointments on this.

Pocket clip is nice and I really like the assisted opening. With my hands the operation of this knife is easier than a pocket knife. It is a b et heavy but that's OK, keeps me from looking all over for it. I have other S & W products and am happy with them all.

The knife is light and looks good. It's just what I like in a knife!

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