What's your at work knife and your occupation?

Discussion in 'General Knife Discussion' started by res1cue, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. willc

    willc Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 13, 2013
    I'm a carpenter, been working scaffolding the past ten years and I always have a Vic Minichamp on my keys.
    Lately my pocket carry has been a Yojimbo 2 and Manix 2 S110V and an Izula on my harness.
  2. dmattaponi


    Sep 1, 2012
    Archaeologist/ college professor with an edc SAK
  3. RustyHammer


    Jul 8, 2014
    I work as a computer analyst at a private university and am not allowed to carry over a blade over 3" long (and cannot be a fixed) blade. I have several that fit the bill and switch-up often between Spyderco, BM, etc.
    Always have a "loaner" knife (lesser quality) in my pocket as well.
  4. Tmack


    Apr 29, 2014
    Downtown Baltimore maintenance. Anything from painting, power washing, landscaping, etc.

    I carry many, but the one I'd specifically call my work knife is my large sebenza tanto micarta. There isn't a spot on it without a scratch , scuff, scrape. Still as mechanically sound as the day it arrived.

  5. tidefan


    Nov 23, 2004
    Retired Firefighter/Paramedic, from 1982 until 1995 I carried a Buck 110, then from 1995 until 2001 I carried a Benchmade Eclipse. From 2001 until I retired in 2012 I carried an Emerson PSARK. All are great knives and I usually carried at least 4 knives but these were always in my pocket.
  6. BJE


    Apr 12, 2006
    Mechanic for a ford dealership, I usually carry a buck 110 on my belt and sometimes a SAK in my pocket.
  7. kniggt


    Sep 21, 2014
    I build log furniture, I edc my zt350. The blade is thick enough that i don't need to worry about snapping the tip off when I'm prying bark off the logs.
  8. pmeisel


    Jul 29, 2012
    Financial controller at a manufacturing plant. Most common knife use is to cut tomatoes or summer sausage at lunchtime. I carry lots of stuff but prefer large toothpicks or laguioles.... maybe a large trapper once in awhile... a muskrat when I feel dainty.
  9. bikedaddy75


    Sep 13, 2013
    ICU nurse for 13 years so I like something small,light, and functional so it was a BM 707 sequel which a coworker begged to buy from me, so now it's usually one of my BM mini-grips or my BM 531 and a leatherman squirt on me and then a fullsize leatherman and a 4sevens flashlight in my backpack in my locker. I have managed to get about 6 coworkers into Benchmades I have picked up from the used folders here on the forum.
  10. Cryptyc


    Sep 24, 2013
    Mental Health Program Specialist and I carry a Tops Ferret. I prefer fixed blades over folders and love how tough this little 1/8" 1095 bugger is. I use it for anything you'd use a knife for.
  11. tomsch

    tomsch Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 31, 2004
    Engineering Program Manager at a semiconductor company. I work from hime half the week so I typically carry a large CRK Insingo or Hinderer 3.5 slicer. I fly on the company jet every Monday to Oregon so no knife for that day. If I'm in the local office it is only a Vic Alox cadet.
  12. rxavage


    Aug 16, 2014
    Union Lineman and I carry the zt550 wjile working atm.
  13. Sir Hammer

    Sir Hammer Banned BANNED

    Aug 3, 2014
    Retail sales seasonal department at Walmart. I been carrying a cold steel counter point 1 as of late, before that red Kershaw blur. Store policy states no use of outside cutting tools but my manager allows me to use it in approiate situations. He understands using the store given box cutter to cut 1 inch plastic straps on freight is more unsafe than my well maintained and sharpened pocket knives.
  14. tacticalgearlover


    Sep 7, 2014
    Forest Technician. I can carry whatever I want but it's usually a buck packlite caper or shorty kabar on my vest, with a leatherman surge in my front pocket and maybe a bm 940-1/contego/adamas folder/581. My BM 162 bushcrafter just came in, so that'll most likely replace the placklite caper that's currently on my vest.
  15. ron finkbeiner jr

    ron finkbeiner jr Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 6, 2012
    Trucker, Spyderco Endura 4 ffg.
  16. Funzy12


    Jan 26, 2014
    Kershaw Cryo- if you cant tell i work in a warehouse.
    Last edited: Nov 1, 2014
  17. ellipticus


    Jan 21, 2013
    Electric utility engineering staff at a power plant. Retired in 2008. Carried this everyday.

    Leatherman H502.
  18. Knave


    Dec 29, 1999
    Government lawyer (environmental). I typically carry a ZT 0801, primarily because it's fun to flip. Admittedly, though, I've yet to encounter a loose thread or piece of paper it couldn't handle.
  19. Kaizen1

    Kaizen1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 4, 2006
    Student, so comes in handy every minute of every day:

  20. cha0s13


    Dec 13, 2009
    Bail Bondsman. I usually carry an Xm-18 or a mini socom elite auto.

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