As Christmas approaches, it’s the perfect time to swap out the idea of buying another Lynx Africa set for something a bit sharper – Knives, to be exact!
In this blog post, you’ll be taken on the sleigh ride through three price points: Under £25, Under £50 and Under £150. Why? Because everyone deserves a slice of joy no matter their budget!
Join us as we carve out the perfect gift for your outdoor explorers, handyman DIY’er, collectors, or just anyone who appreciates the fine art of a well-crafted blade.
Gifts Under £25
Kickstarting our list with a popular fixed blade any outdoorsman would be proud to own. Elk Ridge always manages to deliver on quality, style, and affordability, all in one package. Featuring a 3” mirror polished fine edged clip point blade made from 3CR13 stainless steel.
Inspired from the classic ring lock folding knives of Africa. These highly functional blades are owned and carried by people from every walk of life and are the everyday tool of choice for almost every conceivable task. They have stood the test of time and have been in use continuously for centuries – and with good reason – they work!
Gifts Under £50
Cold Steel series of inexpensive hard-wearing bushcraft and outdoor tools, the Finn Hawk features a traditional Nordic ‘Scandi Ground’ German 4116 stainless steel blade which has been sub-zero cryo-quenched for superior edge holding potential. its 4” blade is more than big enough for most game processing tasks, not to mention for camp chores and food prep too.
No need to carry both a knife and a multitool, The Kershaw Shuffle DIY is a knife-focused multitool with a 2.4” 8Cr13MoV stainless steel blade that comes with a backspacer with a bottle-opener, jump ring, bit driver, and two screwdriver bits. It’s a compact versatile multifunctional tool for everyday adventurers.
Gifts Under £150
The Ka-Bar 1217 Full-Size USMC knife is one of the world’s best-known knives. Designed to serve troops during WWII and did so with honours. It’s iconic, well-designed, and crafted from high-quality 1095 high-carbon steel. It’s extremely dependable and a real workhorse. A knife any collector would be proud to own.
With its clean design and amazing specs, the Iridium is the ultimate modern folder. Its grey-anodised aluminium handle scales create an appealing profile. Activate the thumb stud and experience glassy smooth deployment with KVT ball bearings. Ultra-secure DuraLock technology locks the blade securely while also keeping your fingers safe, making this knife a great fidget folder.