Save up to $46 on Kershaw Knives at Amazon
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It’s no secret that Kershaw represents one of the best values when it comes to knives. Kershaws don’t use the most exclusive materials or undercut all the price competition, but they consistently exceed their price and provide quality knives that snobs and beginners can be equally proud of.
Right now, you can get one (or more) with a steep summer discount. The EDC worthy link is 36% off. The Shuffle costs 21% less and could become your go-to multi-tool. If you’re looking for something unique to add style points to your daily routine, save 20% on Blackened Cryo Blaxckwash. Even the popular Clash costs a few bucks – read more about this knife in our hands-on review if you’re unfamiliar with it.
Each of these knives serves a different purpose, so there should be something here for everyone. Part of owning a knife is good maintenance, so I’ve included a great deal on a complete sharpening kit with multiple stones, angle guide and leather for that beautiful mirror finish we all crave. (if you don’t know how to get started, learn everything you need to know with this handy guide).
These prices were valid at the time of printing, but prices may change and offers expire.
Price: Was $34.99, now $27.66
Want an EDC knife but need the convenience of a multitool? The DIY Shuffle answers both calls while keeping more of your hard-earned cash in your pocket.
The entry-level 8Cr13MoV steel keeps the cost down, but the chunky 2.4-inch blade is still capable of the utility tasks you’re carrying an EDC knife for. It’s not known for its corrosion resistance, but the black oxide coating helps offset that without blowing the budget. This Kershaw uses thumb studs instead of a flip tab, and the blade spine features heavy jimping for extra control when making precise slices on delivery boxes that keep popping at your gate. Flathead and Phillips screwdriver bits and a fixed bottle opener are built into the handle.
At this price, you can expect some cost-saving measures. Yes, steel is cheap and no, the pocket clip is not reversible. But for under $30, the DIY Shuffle is a super handy knife to keep in the car, garage, or by the front door.
Price: Was $57.99, now $46.32
It’s hard to stand out in the world of folding knives, but the Kershaw Cryo Blackwash manages to look pretty cool next to the competition. Its exceptional finish and all-metal construction combine to create a practical knife that’s as fun to use as it is to show off.
The Blackwash treatment is stonewashed to create a look that’s both vintage and tactical. That’s all well and good, but the muted finish has real glare-reducing value in a military environment. The blade uses the same economical steel as the DIY Shuffle. The handle is another story, however. Instead of using aluminum like so many other all-metal knives, the Cryo Blackwash features a stainless steel handle that’s ready for a more serious challenge. Another feature we like to see at this price point is a pocket clip that can be mounted on either side.
The Cryo Blackwash isn’t fancy, but it looks like it. It continues Kershaw’s tradition of offering entry-level knives that are not disposable. Now you can save a few more dollars for an even better deal.
Price: Was $37.84, now $34.84
The Kershaw Clash isn’t heavily branded (this sale offers 8% off MSRP), but it’s a solid knife and worth a look. The blade is thin – it is the usual 8Cr13MoV steel. The polymer handle is affordable, sturdy and maintenance free. And the price is right.
What makes this knife satisfying is the surprisingly fast opening mechanism. In my hands-on review, I wrote that it exceeds the opening force of most spring-loaded knives, and that’s no exaggeration. If you can get past the chunky handle, this one will put a smile on your face every time you use it.
Price: Was $58.99, now $33.97
Adding knives to your collection is fine, but only if you know how to keep them looking their best. Proper maintenance involves sharpening and it is important to take responsibility for your equipment. This sharpening kit provides everything you need to learn the craft and avoid damaging knives prematurely.
A good edge starts with a whetstone. This Intelitopia kit comes with four grit levels: 400, 1000, 3000 and 8000. This combination will take your beat knife to razor sharp. If you’re just starting out, the included edge guide can help you stay consistent. Take a few passes over the leather to buff your new edge until it shines like a mirror. As the stones wear down, use the flattening stone to return them to their original shape.
I paid that much for a single stone, so getting a complete kit for less than $34 is a bargain. Plus, you’ll save a lot of money in the long run when you no longer have to throw knives to dull or pay someone else to sharpen them.
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