Tiktaalik’s Field Knife Set

Super-compact, chef-quality camping tools meant for travel and home

Portland, Oregon-based Tiktaalik, founded by Swedish industrial designer Carl Jonsson, is focusing on creating quality tools for enjoying adventures to their fullest, and their first product—a Field Knife Set—aims to address the lack of high-quality knives designed specifically for outdoor cooking, camping and the like. Made from a very hard Swedish Sandvik steel, the set of three Field Knives is interestingly designed without a grip, …

Everyman Porter Key Knife

A sleek, unobtrusive blade plus bottle-opener that weighs under an ounce

While we appreciate a good crafted knife here at CH, those beauties are often reserved for wilderness adventures—and stay tucked in their leather sheaths most weeks. But even for desk-locked souls, a blade is necessary for routine tasks like opening packages and letters. Andrew Capener and Asher Seevinck (who also sings in the band Loud Harp) have started the brand Everyman, designing products “to solve …

Coney Island Boardwalk Camping Knife

Hold a piece NYC's coastal history embedded in the handle of a sturdy camping tool

Our friends at Horse Cycles recently went through a little change. The now-named Horse Brand Co. has expanded beyond bicycle production to include a wide repertoire of goods from copper flasks to riding gloves. Their latest project caught our eye: it’s a version of the company’s sturdy camping knife but with a deeper story. Through a partnership with Surname Goods the team has created a …