Benchmade Knives - Makers of the Griptilian & Osborne 940
Since 1988, Benchmade has produced American-made, top-of-the-line tactical and everyday carry knives. As a world leader in knife manufacturing, Benchmade has transformed the knife industry by breaking the mold in knife technology in its 30-year history. To own a Benchmade knife is to own a high-performing, high-quality and trustworthy knife.
Location - Benchmade is located in Oregon City, Oregon and their knives are entirely American-made. From the precision grinding, milling at extremely high tolerances and the final finishing and assembly by hand; you can appreciate the quality that goes into one of their knives. They use some of most advanced machines and a wide variety of patented technologies in their products. Oregon is a hotbed of knife manufacturing and Benchmade is a flagship maker of American knives.
Types of Benchmade Knives All knives fall into three traditional classes: Blue, Black, and Gold Class. The Blue Class represents a collection of knives made for edc use and carry. Black class knives are made for tactical use, which is perfect for professional workers in law enforcement, military, and public safety. The Gold Class features Benchmade's limited edition knives with special features and materials for collectors. In addition, Benchmade The HUNT series, which feature knives designed specifically for hunting and outdoorsmen. Whatever the class distinction, each Benchmade knife is made with superior materials and strength for every job.
Top Models - If you are exploring your first purchase, we recommend looking at the Griptilian family as an everyday carry knife or tactical folder. The Griptilian comes in various colors, knife styles, and two two main sizes the full size with a 3.45" blade and the mini with 2.9" blade. In addition, Benchmade offers popular favorites in the 940 series (940, 940-1 and 940-2) a terrific size for an everyday carry folding knife. For the hunter, one of the most popular models is the Hidden Canyon Hunter with a curving skinner blade and full tang construction. A popular choice for a tactical knife, the Adamas is a rugged, overbuilt folding knife designed by Shane Sibert. For those that enjoy an assisted opening knife the Barrage is a popular choice. With designs by famous knife makers such as Mel Pardue and Warren Osborne, you can be assured that Benchmade knives are top of their class and are American-made.
Purchase with confidence - As an authorized dealer, we offer a wide selection of authentic products, backed by a lifetime warranty and a LifeSharp program that allows you to send the knife in for free sharpening and a tune-up. And with our free, same business day shipping in the U.S., you'll receive any KnifeArt purchase quickly.