Kershaw Knives
Kershaw Knives
Kershaw Knives

Kershaw Knives

Kershaw knives are among the most popular and innovative in the industry. Legendary for arriving "shaving sharp," Kershaw products are respected worldwide. Ken Onion Products Kershaw offers a variety of folding knives featuring Ken Onion's patent pending "Speed Safe" mechanism incorporating torsion bar technology for assisted opening. These open at an accelerated rate once started. They are not considered "automatic openers" and are legal in most jurisdictions. See Kershaw's Newest!

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Kershaw Amplitude
Kershaw Amplitude
A stylish Todd Rexford design with a sharp tip point and smooth stainless steel handles.
Kershaw Barge
Kershaw Barge
The Barge features an integral prybar that extends from the backspacer of the knife. Now there’s no need to even think about wrenching on something with your blade.
Kershaw Blur
Kershaw Blur
Ken Onion designed the Blur's handle to precisely fit the user's hand.
Kershaw Brawler
Kershaw Brawler
Get great style and great function in a value-priced knife.
Kershaw Burst
Kershaw Burst
The aggressive, spiked look of the Burst is sure to draw the eye and plenty of positive comment.
Kershaw Camber
Kershaw Camber
What an awesome design this Camber is - premium S30V stainless steel, anodized aluminum handles, and trac tec inserts. Best of all, made in the USA!
Kershaw Camp
Kershaw Camp
From clearing brush to making kindling, the Camp is the ideal outdoor and survival tool. Cut, chop, slash, hack, split, scrape—just about any task you ask of it, the Camp can handle.
Kershaw Cathode
Kershaw Cathode
In a battery, the cathode attracts the positive charge. One look at Kershaw’s Cathode tanto and we predict you'll have a very positive attraction indeed.
Kershaw Chill
Kershaw Chill
RJ Martin Designed lightweight series. G10 handles.
Kershaw Chive
Kershaw Chive
Kershaw Chives are the smallest of the Ken Onion assisted opening folding knives with a 2" blade.
Kershaw Cinder
Kershaw Cinder
Going somewhere that you want to carry a "non-scary knife? Then what you need is a knife that still has plenty of style and cutting power, but in a smaller "keychain" size.
Kershaw Clash
Kershaw Clash
SpeedSafe assisted opening, a Flipper, an EDC-perfect design -- and priced for excellent value.
Kershaw Cryo
Kershaw Cryo
Kershaw has released one of the best pocketknives ever with this Hinderer designed Cryo. It is compact but well sized, fast opening with a large flipper and the assisted mechanism and easy to carry with a slim profile.
Kershaw Decoy
Kershaw Decoy
Hidden inside the Decoy is a handy pair of pincers. Ideal for picking up and holding small objects.
Kershaw Dimension
Kershaw Dimension
SpeedSafe assisted opening combined with its steel and titanium construction, the Dimension is a genuine eye-catcher.
Kershaw Diskin Hunter
Kershaw Diskin Hunter
Designed by custom knifemaker, Matt Diskin, this is a big, bold fixed-blade knife with a slim, comfortable handle. The folder features the exact same bright side in a more compact package.
Kershaw Ember
Kershaw Ember
A Rick Hinderer design similar the to the very popular Cryo - it's like a smaller clip point brother.
Kershaw Emerson CQC
Kershaw Emerson CQC
Designed by Enerst Emerson and made affordable ny Kershaw Knives, this series is a guaranteed home run. Get one or all of them, they're that awesome!
Kershaw Entropy
Kershaw Entropy
The eminently practical Entropy is a slim, sleek, no-nonsense tool. And that’s exactly what you’re going to love about it.
Kershaw Fatback
Kershaw Fatback
No, the Fatback does not have a fat back. In fact, it has a rather slim handle. But to ensure you always have an extra secure grip, it does have some extra fat texturing on its glass-filled nylon handle.
Kershaw Ferrite
Kershaw Ferrite
Rick designed this one to be easy to carry, easy to use, and to feel great in the hand.
Kershaw FreeFall
Kershaw FreeFall
The Kershaw FreeFall has a tactically styled blade and a palm-gripping, ergonomic handle.
Kershaw Funxion
Kershaw Funxion
In addition to a SpeedSafe assisted knife blade, the Funxion provides a selection of handy tools perfect for taking on all those around-the-house tasks.
Kershaw Grid
Kershaw Grid
The Grid's blade is a modified drop-point, but cut so that it almost resembles a tanto. This provides a strong tip for practicalities like piercing, yet the blade also has enough belly to offer excellent slicing capabilities.
Kershaw Grinder
Kershaw Grinder
The Grinder offers a blade with a slightly curved belly for all-purpose cutting and slicing. A clipped, tanto-inspired tip offers excellent piercing capabilities, too.
Kershaw Induction
Kershaw Induction
In Physics, “induction” is the production of a magnetic state due to the proximity of a magnetized body. In a way, that definition applies to the Kershaw Induction, too. They think it’s got a magnetic look and given a little proximity you just might find yourself irresistibly attracted.
Kershaw Injection
Kershaw Injection
Custom details without the custom price—that's the Injection from Kershaw and custom knifemaker Todd Rexford.
Kershaw Intellect
Kershaw Intellect
This good-looking folder is the intelligent choice for style, functionality, and practicality.
Kershaw Jens Anso Carabiner
Kershaw Jens Anso Carabiner
Danish custom knife and toolmaker, Jens Anso, is well known for his wildly popular custom folders as well as these cool multi-function carabiners.
Kershaw K-Texture Kitchen Knives
Kershaw K-Texture Kitchen Knives
K-Texture knives are designed for the kitchen, camping, and outdoor tasks that require the right tool for breaking down your meat in a precise and efficient way.
Kershaw Kuro
Kershaw Kuro
Another economic winner from Kershaw, the Kuro is a lightweight tactical design perfect for EDC.
Kershaw Launch
Kershaw Launch
Got an automatic attraction? Then look into Kershaw's Launch series. These automatic knives feature CPM154 blade steel, a strong opening kick, and are made in the USA at Kershaw's Tualatin, Oregon manufacturing facility.
Kershaw Leek
Kershaw Leek
Kershaw Leeks have a very usable 3" blade and super slim profile. This is a best seller!
Kershaw Link
Kershaw Link
The missing link -- between a quality, made-in-the-USA knife and a price most consumers can afford -- has been found. Or, to be more precise, Kershaw is making it. Appropriately, it is called the Link and has been given the patriotic model number of 1776.
Kershaw LoneRock
Kershaw LoneRock
Fixed and folding hunters available in a variety of different blade shapes suitable for all hunters.
Kershaw Nura
Kershaw Nura
This Dmitry Sinkevich design is available in two sizes and both feature super smooth operation and a stout feeling in the hand with a solid frame lock mechanism.
Kershaw Oso Sweet
Kershaw Oso Sweet
Assisted opening pocket knife with textured handle at an incredible price!
Kershaw Payload
Kershaw Payload
The Payload stores a 5-bit screwdriver set on board: a #1 slotted screwdriver, a #1 Phillips, a #2 slotted, #2 Phillips, and a T-6.
Kershaw Pico
Kershaw Pico
Like all the knives designed by custom knifemaker Les George, the Pico benefits from Les’ practical approach to knifemaking, honed by his years as a custom knifemaker as well as his stint in the US Marines.
Kershaw Professional Grade Kitchen Knives
Kershaw Professional Grade Kitchen Knives
Comfortable, effective, and best of all affordable - what's not to like about the ProGrade kitchen knives from Kershaw?
Kershaw Portal
Kershaw Portal
The Portal features sweeping lines that flow across the blade and down the handle. The machined grooves along the top of the blade are echoed by its razor-sharp edge and blade shape perfect for a wide variety of cutting tasks.
Kershaw Rove
Kershaw Rove
Work knife, EDC, outdoor knife? Yes, yes, yes. And a lot more, too.
Kershaw Scallion
Kershaw Scallion
Kershaw Knives Scallions assisted opening pocket knife series with 2-1/4" blade.
Kershaw Scrambler
Kershaw Scrambler
Designed by RJ Martin, the Scrambler is one classy pocket knife. SpeedSafe-equipped, the Scrambler opens quickly and easily with the ambidextrous flipper.
Kershaw Secret Agent
Kershaw Secret Agent
This double edge boot knife is a great balance of design quality and high value steel giving you a ton of knife for your money.
Kershaw Select Fire
Kershaw Select Fire
Full size liner lock with bit holder and spare bits.
Kershaw Starter Sets
Kershaw Starter Sets
Designed to be the perfect gift item, the Kershaw Starter Sets are high-value, high-quality knives, tools, and accessories for the new knife collectors in your life.
Kershaw Shield
Kershaw Shield
Based on Rick Hinderer's Eklipse model, this Kershaw Shield offers all the "ergos" of the Eklipse at an easy-on-the-pocketbook price.
Kershaw Showtime
Kershaw Showtime
The Kershaw Showtime, designed by Todd Rexford, is not exactly a traditional “gentleman’s” knife. Which means that it could be exactly what the non-traditional gentleman is looking for.
Kershaw Siege
Kershaw Siege
Tactical Tomahawks that can chop, split, pry, and pull in one compact package may have met their match with this Siege model from Kershaw, the epitome of a high value design.
Kershaw Skyline
Kershaw Skyline
G-10 handles and a flipper to open this knife quickly.
Kershaw Spline
Kershaw Spline
A spline is a numeric function that can define a curve. And Kershaw’s Spline, designed by Les George, is a knife with plenty of curves.
Kershaw Spoke
Kershaw Spoke
With its blade length of just 2 inches, the Kershaw Spoke is easy to take along with you just about anywhere. But even with such a compact blade, this knife is plenty useful.
Kershaw Stainless Lockback Folding Pocketknife
Kershaw Stainless Lockback Folding Pocketknife
Simple and perfect pocket knife for some applications.
Kershaw Swerve
Kershaw Swerve
The extra-wide, drop-point blade offers excellent slicing and will handle just about any other kind of cutting task as well.
Kershaw Taskmaster
Kershaw Taskmaster
Extremely handy, extremely powerful—and won’t take up a lot of room in your gear. Great for camping or hunting trips, and perfect for around-the-yard pruning, too. Also features a push-button locking mechanism.
Kershaw Ton Series
Kershaw Ton Series
Economic folding knives with good quality and great design.
Kershaw Thermite
Kershaw Thermite
With tactical styling and practical performance, the Thermite, designed by Rick Hinderer, has a great look and great features.
Kershaw Thistle
Kershaw Thistle
It's like a big brother to the 3850 swerve model with a wide drop point blade and a cool button lock feature.
Kershaw Tinder
Kershaw Tinder
At only 10.3" overall, the Tinder is comes in an easy-to-pack size. Features a hammer back, built-in pry point, nail remover, bottle opener and a set of four hex tools.
Kershaw Ultra-Tek Sharpener
Kershaw Ultra-Tek Sharpener
Diamond coated oval shaft sharpening steel.
Kershaw Valmara
Kershaw Valmara
The sturdy Valmara benefits from designer Les George’s 22 years as a custom knifemaker, his US Marine background, and his solid understanding of how tools are used in the real world.
Kershaw Volt
Kershaw Volt
SpeedSafe assisted opening plus the convenience of a flipper.
Kershaw Westin
Kershaw Westin
Designed by Les George, the Westin’s long, lean lines make it a good-looking carry, while its does-it-all drop-point blade makes it convenient for most any cutting task.
Kershaw Zing
Kershaw Zing
The Zing SS is a value priced, everyday carrying knife with a clean look and lots of style.
Kershaw Blackout
Kershaw Blackout
Kershaw Knives Blackout assisted opening pocketknives with a black coated blade.
Kershaw E.T. External Toggle
Kershaw E.T. External Toggle
A great and unique toggle system for opening and closing from Kershaw Knives.
Kershaw Identity
Kershaw Identity
You want a knife that’s different? You want an Identity. With its black-and-gray coloring, the Identity has a tactical look. But it's a tactical look with a difference.
Kershaw Knockout
Kershaw Knockout
The Knockout is an ideal knife in both the EDC and last ditch tactical categories. It's a large, yet slim bolder with great materials and USA made design and quality.
Kershaw Rake
Kershaw Rake
SpeedSafe assisted opener that features D2 tool steel, as the cutting edge and high-performance Sandvik 14C28N for the spine.
Kershaw Ration
Kershaw Ration
If you camp, backpack, hike, or hunt, you know you need this. If you have to grab lunch between classes, you know you need this.
Kershaw RJ
Kershaw RJ
Assisted opening folders designed by custom knifemaker RJ Martin. These are fast and the blade is a great shape.
Kershaw Shallot
Kershaw Shallot
Assisted opening folding pocketknives with slim profile and 3.5" blade.
Kershaw Shuffle
Kershaw Shuffle
Compact, versatile and tough, the Shuffle is a great utility, work or just a great multi-function pocket knife.
Kershaw Torx Tools
Kershaw Torx Tools
Switching a pocket clip, tightening a screw, or adjusting the pivot tension — Kershaw has you covered with the right tool for every adjustment.
Kershaw Whirlwind
Kershaw Whirlwind
The ergonomic design and the tough, glass-filled nylon handle scales provide a grip that's comfortable, secure, and ensures that you’re always in control of the cut.

About

2007
The legend continues.

2006
Kai USA Ltd., in proud partnership with the Paralyzed Veterans of America, introduce ZT (Zero Tolerance) Knives, a NEW division focused on the research and development of combat-ready knives designed to meet the rigorous demands of the military and law enforcement.

ZT’s “Mudd” knife, model 0500 wins Blade Magazine’s Blade Show “Most Innovative American Design” award. Kai USA Ltd. wins Blade Magazine’s Blade Show “Publisher’s Award” for its partnership with the Paralyzed Veterans of America. Shun Elite 10” Chef’s knife, model SG0405 wins Blade Magazine’s Blade Show “Kitchen Knife of the Year” award. Kershaw’s E.T. (External Toggle), model 1900 wins IWA “International Knife Award”. Kai USA Ltd. wins the Sur La Table “Vendor of the Year” award.

2005
Kai USA Ltd. (Kershaw Knives and Shun Cutlery) sweep Blade Magazine’s Blade Show with an unprecedented 4 awards! The E.T. (External Toggle), model 1900, wins the “Most Innovative American Made Knife of the Year” award. Kershaw’s OffSet, model 1597 with its technologically advanced “MIM-HIP” (metal injection-molded blade and 3-D machined handle) wins the “Overall Knife of the Year” award. Shun’s Ken Onion 8” Chef’s Knife, model DM0500
wins “Kitchen Knife of the Year” and the Spyderco Spyker, model C96 wins the “Knife Collaboration of the Year” award.
Professional Bull Rider Guilherme Marchi sponsored by Kershaw Knives wins the PBR World Finals Average Champion title and finishes the season ranked second in the world.

2004
Kershaw’s “National Geographic” Carabiner Tool, model 1004 with it’s patented features wins Blade Magazine’s Blade Show “Most Innovative Import Knife of the Year” award.

Kai USA Ltd. moves it divisions (marketing, manufacturing, R&D, warehousing and shipping) to a new state-of-the-art 55,000 sq. ft. facility located in the beautiful Tualatin valley just minutes south of Portland, Oregon.

2003
Kai USA Ltd., expands its marketing presence in the United States by introducing the “Shun” line of cutlery and establishes a Housewares division to compliment the exploded growth of Kershaw Knives. The Shun Classic 8" Santoku, (kitchen knife) model DM0718, wins Blade Magazine’s Blade Show “Kitchen Knife of the Year” award.

2002
Kershaw introduces Ken Onion’s Leek with SpeedSafe®, model 1660VIB, the first knife with a (Rainbow Finish), wins Blade Magazine’s Blade Show “Overall Knife of the Year” award.

2001
Kershaw’s Ken Onion designed Black Chive, model 1600BLK with SpeedSafe® wins Blade Magazine’s Blade Show “American Made Knife of the Year” award.

2000
Kershaw’s Ken Onion designed Boa, model 1580 with SpeedSafe® wins IWA “International Knife Award”.

1999
Kershaw introduces the first Ken Onion designs with SpeedSafe®. Random Task, model 1510 wins Blade Magazine’s Blade Show “American Made Knife of the Year” award.

1998
Kershaw introduces the first Ken Onion designs with SpeedSafe®. Random Task, model 1510 wins Blade Magazine’s Blade Show “American Made Knife of the Year” award.

1997
Under the direction of Mr. Koji Endo, CEO of Kai Corp., Japan, Hiroshi (Jack) Igarashi of Kai Corp, Japan is appointed Executive Vice President of Kai USA Ltd. dba Kershaw Knives.

Kershaw Knives expands Wilsonville facility to include manufacturing, marketing and warehousing. One of the first products to be manufactured in the USA by Kershaw Knives was the Multi-Tool, model A100C, with its unique, adjustable pliers and thumb-stud one hand opening knife blade.

1996
Alaskan Blade Trader model 1098AK, with its patented gut-hook skinning blade was added to Kershaw’s ever expanding product line.

1995
Two new series added to Kershaw’s product line; Liner Lock series and the unique Lever Action series.

1994
Kershaw’s ever popular Blade Trader series receives a new handle design, and the line is expanded to include a Hunter’s Blade Trader and Fisherman’s Blade Trader.

1991
Kershaw’s limited-edition Scrimshaw originals by renowned artist Walter Alexander, expands to include hunting dogs, African wildlife, waterfowl and North American wildlife.

1990
New series added to the Kershaw product line; American Hand-Crafted Stag, Saber Tooth folders, Maniago work knives, and a new line of dress knives and accessories.

1988
D.W.O., the biggest selling small knife inspires bold new colors. Taskmaster Shears introduced.

1986
In memory of Delley Wade Officer (1960-1984), the D.W.O. model 3000 was added to the Officer Ranch Series.

1985
Kershaw moves into its new facility in Wilsonville, Oregon.

1984
Kershaw expands its market into Europe, as Kai Cutlery Europe.

1982
Kershaw expands the line of Field knives, Folding Pocket knives, and introduces its Floating Fish Fillet knives.

1978
Kai Cutlery Co. Ltd. purchases Kershaw Knives and creates Kai USA Ltd. (marketing), Kai Cutlery Hong Kong Ltd. (marketing).

1977
Kai Cutlery USA Ltd. (marketing).

1974
Kershaw Knives opens for business in Lake Oswego, Oregon with its no-hassle, lifetime guarantee.


European Liaison Office, Düsseldorf, West Germany.

1973
Kai Cutlery Center Co., Ltd. (research and development).

1971
Endo Cutlery Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (kitchen cutlery manufacturing).

1968
Sanwa Cutlery Industry Co., Ltd. (nail clippers, scissors and cutters manufacturing).

1964
Sanwa Precision Works Co., Ltd. (manufacturing and machinery).

1951
Kai Razor Co., Ltd. (razor and blade manufacturing).

1947
Sanwa Cutlery Co., Ltd. (marketing company established).

1908
Endo Manufacturing Co. (manufacturing and Marketing).

Warranty

Limited Lifetime Warranty
Kershaw products are guaranteed for the lifetime of the original owner to be free of defects when received from the factory. Any product we find to be defective in its original material, construction, or workmanship will be repaired or replaced with the same item or one of equal value at no charge. (Of course, normal wear, abuse such as prying with the knife, or neglect are excluded from this non-transferable warranty.) For warranty service, please return product via UPS or insured mail. Include your name, address, telephone number, and a short explanation of the warranty service requested to the address below. Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery.

Kai USA ltd., Kershaw Knives
WARRANTY DEPARTMENT
18600 SW Teton Avenue
Tualatin, OR 97062

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER
Kershaw Knives are intended and sold for legitimate sporting purposes only. The purchase, use, and ownership of knives are subject to a wide variety of local laws and regulations. Certain knife styles, blade designs, and blade lengths are not allowed in specific areas. In light of recent events involving national security, knives may not be permitted in government buildings or on government property (such as court houses, federal offices, national monuments, and airports), and government officials may take the position that knives are “weapons” under applicable laws. Due to the complexity and constantly changing nature of these laws and regulations, it is impossible for Kai USA ltd., Kershaw Knives, to be aware of every restriction in every location in which our knives may be sold or carried. It is the responsibility of the buyer to investigate and comply with the laws and regulations that apply in his or her specific area. You, and not Kai USA ltd., Kershaw Knives, are solely responsible for any claims resulting from violation of these laws and/or regulations.

WARNING! Knives are extremely sharp tools and should only be used with the utmost care and caution. Any use other than cutting is considered misuse and abuse and will void your warranty.

Kershaw products are made in the USA, Japan, Taiwan, Mexico, Sweden and China as indicated on the product.

We reserve the right to change specifications, materials, or discontinue products at any time without notice.

Contact

KAI USA Ltd.
18600 SW Teton Avenue
Tualatin, Oregon 97062
Phone: (503) 682-1966
Fax: (503) 682-7168

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