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Whittle me this

L.L. Bean 100th Anniversary Swiss Army Knife

The heralded Freeport, Maine outdoor retailer has been in the business since 1912, and their line of 100th Anniversary products now includes the L.L. Bean 100th Anniversary Swiss Army Knife. Created in partnership with Swiss Army Knife maker Wenger, the heirloom knife is made of simple but attractive reclaimed walnut wood, and each model’s woodgrain…

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Hatchet Job

Gerber Gator Combo Axe

When you need to do a hatchet job, best to have a hatchet at hand; however, sometimes the job requires you cut like a knife. For both occasions, the Gerber Combo Axe solves your tool dilemma, saving you from using the wrong cutter by storing a knife inside the axe handle. Both are outfitted with…

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The Darkness, Everybody

Gerber Mini Covert Automatic

When it comes to your every day carry, the choices for the ideal pocketknife are endless. However, if you’re looking an EDC with a sleek all-black tactical edge, consider the Gerber Mini Covert Automatic ($125). Featuring a black lightweight hard anodized aluminum handle and a S30V partially serrated stainless steel blade, the Mini Covert is…

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German Efficiency

Wüsthof Rotating Knife Stand

Traditional knife blocks look great, but unless your a feng shui master, their position in the kitchen is rarely optimized for grabbing cutlery mid recipe. Magnet strips definitely speed up the process, but there’s always that risk a quick grab could lead to Simpson’s hands. That’s where the Wüsthof Rotating Knife Stand ($320) steps in….

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Neat and Cheap

Columbia River Knife and Tool Zilla-Tool Jr.

The Zilla-Tool Jr. ($24) is a pocket-sized 5.25 inch performer. Featuring a black-on-black non-reflective tactical finish, it can transform into a variety of handy tools such as: spring loaded pliers, wire cutters, a hex screwdriver, wire stripper, or most importantly, a bottle opener. Also what multi-tool would be complete with a basic flip-out 2.25-inch steel…

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The Gentleman's Pocket Knife

Benchmade 3150 Impel

Benchmade‘s new 3150 Impel knife only furthers our affinity for the company’s fine blades. Built to be a gentleman’s pocket knife, the Impel is clean and simple. It only comes with a clip point plain edge blade, available in steel or black-coated, and has an aluminum handle featuring G10 scales for grip. Its handle is…

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Dark Knight Approved

Alden Shell Cordovan Case and Knife

By now, you probably know that we’re proponents of a good pocket knife here at Gear Patrol. Such a knife a handy everyday tool that every man should have. For those of you looking for something a little more refined or just smaller than a Benchmade or SOG, we present the Alden Shell Cordovan Case…

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For Men Who Relish Hellish Environments

RAT Cutlery DPx H.E.S.T

Robert Pelton knows hostile environments. He’s spent four weeks running RPG alley with Blackwater, hung around the siege of Grozny in Chechnya, and been inside the hunt for public enemy numero uno with the CIA in the hills of Afghanistan… and those are just his more recent exploits. So, when RAT Cutlery asked him to…

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When A Chef's Knife, Literally, Just Won't Cut It

F. Dick Double-Edged Cleaver

For that rare moment when your dreams of culinary prowess coincide with childhood dreams of the arcade classic Gauntlet, German manufacturer F. Dick has a knife ready to fit the bill. The F. Dick Double Edged Cleaver is the ultimate blade for any heavy-duty application and qualifies as all-around, bad-ass kitchen gear. Seriously, a double-edged…