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Six items that keep me self-sufficient while traveling

For general home-improvement jobs, this is the knife you want. In his roundup of quarantine gear, contributor Jakob Schiller wrote, “It has opened boxes, cut rope, trimmed weeds, and performed any other number of odd jobs.” The stainless-steel blade is sturdy enough for tough materials, and the nylon handle…

Forget the tie. Consider these gift ideas for Father's Day instead.

Our favorite tools for making quick and healthy food

Any outdoorsperson on your list is sure to love these

Whether you're staying in a bare-bones A-frame or a decked-out Airbnb, these carry-on-friendly additions will turn any ski cabin into a cozy winter getaway

He put four standouts through the ringer to see how they stacked up

Robert Young Pelton's latest folder is his magnum opus

Forget the hatchet—the Buck Compadre Froe has your camp wood-processing needs covered

A sharp knife is a safe knife and a useful knife. But as you use your blade, it will grow dull

Take care of your blade, and your blade will take care of you

Better products may come at a higher price, but their value will serve you on many occasions, in some cases decades

This discontinued model is still reliable decades later

Made in Santa Fe, New Mexico, this knife features a burly 16-layer Damascus steel blade. The handle has polished ironwood throughout, with inlaid Sonoran Turquoise to give it a unique and stylish look.

The Skeletool is a do-it-all multitool that shaves weight down to five ounces without sacrificing utility. The standard fare (pliers and wire snips, blade, screwdriver set) is augmented by a carabiner-like clip that’s good for cracking open a bottle of beer.

From backyard to backcountry, precision instruments to help you get the job done

A 25 percent tax on bikes, helmets, gloves, and backpacks could hit the industry—and your wallet—hard

The new tool in the company's Free collection can genuinely be used one-handed, and it's more compact than ever

Gear editor Emily Reed loves the Eldris, which is a staple of her camping box. She finds the oversize handle and fixed blade effective for whittling and chopping kindling. Plus, the affordable price means it’s not a devastating loss if she accidentally forgets the knife at a campsite. Read her…

Eating out ruining your diet and your budget? Here's how to do it less.

The Selby Folsom is wildly useful and beautiful to boot

A rugged lifestyle demands a rugged knife. The Bear Claw’s 2.37-inch blade is full-tang and made from high-quality stainless steel. It weighs just 3.4-ounces and comes with an injection-molded nylon sheath for easy storage and quick access.

Multi-tools are great for some but for most, carrying 20-plus tools around can be overkill. The Ellis is the perfect solution for those who want a streamlined everyday carry knife, that can do a little more than just cut. It features a 2.6-inch stainless steel blade, plus a flat head…

Versatility is key for a blade that accompanies you everywhere

How to get it right, every single time

When we truly let our children run free, the only guarantee is that they will surprise us

A backcountry meal is delicious only if you can eat it comfortably

When disaster strikes, this gear will help you make it through

For every task, there’s the right tool

One of these handy micro-gadgets might just save your life

Perfect for EDC or in your backpack, these folding knives are ready to tag along on your adventures

Give yourself the confidence for big jobs with a fixed-blade knife

Compact, lightweight, and dependable, this little blade is capable of handling all your camp chores

Gorgeous blades from down-home cutlers

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