Case Blue Copperlock Knife

American Made Knives & Tools

If you are asking yourself what knives and tools are made in the USA then you’ve come to the right place. Here I’ve researched and compiled a directory to all of the American made knife and tool manufacturers I could find. If you know of more then please let me know! The knife pictured above is my personal Blue Bone Case Copperlock Knife, an affordable favorite of mine.

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American Knife Co.

Backwoods Custom Knives

Bark River

Bear & Son

Benchmade

  • www.benchmade.com – Nearly all of their knives are made in the USA. I highly recommend their 940 Osbourne, Griptilian 551, Anthem 781, & Bugout 535.

Bradford Knives

Brous Blades

Buck

  • www.buckknives.com – Many of their knives are made in the USA. I’ve owned a few Bucks including the famous 110 passed down to me from my Dad.  I recommend them but with a caveat…  I have seen QC flaws in some of their knives.  That being said, their lifetime warranty is second to none and they promptly corrected the issues I had.

Busse Combat Knife Company

Calvin Richardson Knives

Case

  • www.wrcase.com – Classic knives.  My Case Copperlock is one of my favorite knives despite being one of my least expensive.

CHA/O/HA Designs

Chris Reeve Knives

  • www.chrisreeve.com – Knives.  Maker of the famous Sebenza, a benchmark in folding knives.

Council Tool

  • www.counciltool.com – Tools including axes, shovels, hoes, picks, and much more.  I used and abused their tools such as pulaskis and axes hard while firefighting. I definitely recommend their tools.

DMT

DPX

Emerson

ESEE Knives (Randall’s Adventure & Training)

Estwing

Fiddleback Forge

Fletcher Knives

Gerber

  • www.gerbergear.com – Some of their knives are American made.  The Multi-Plier 600 and eFECT Military Weapons Maintenance Tool are their only multi-tools still made in the USA.

Great Eastern Cutlery

Hinderer Knives

Hoffman Blacksmithing

Hogue

  • www.hogueinc.com/knives – Knives, tomahawks and more. Hogue also manufactures Sig Sauer and Heckler and Koch knives.

Ka-Bar (includes Becker Knife and Tool)

Kershaw

Lansky

  • www.lansky.com – Some of their knife sharpeners are American made such as their precision sharpening kits, tribench stone, and mini dog bone pocket sharpeners.  I own and can recommend their Arkansas stone and their spyder dog bone sharpener.

Leatherman

  • www.leatherman.com – Multitools. I own a few Leathermans and find them to be the best multi-tools made.

LT Wright Knives

Northwoods Knives

  • Though a prolific company, they don’t have a main website so simply google them. – Traditional knives.

Microtech

Ontario Knife Company

Randall Made Knives

SK Hand Tool

Southern Grind

Spartan Blades

Spyderco

  • www.spyderco.com – Some of their knives are still made in the USA including the Native, Manix, Military, and a few other models.

T.M. Hunt Custom Knives

  • No personal website but you can find his knives at BladeHQ.com  – Custom knives.

Tops Knives

Vaughan Mfg.

W.A. Surls Knives

  • No central website exists for this blacksmith who handcrafts knives, but you can google him.

White River Knives

Woodsman’s Pal

Wright Tool

  • www.wrighttool.com – American-made tools including wrenches, socket sets, torque drivers, and more.

Zero Tolerance

Zootility Tools

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