Kershaw Knives didn’t exist before 1974. That’s when Pete Kershaw left Gerber and started his own way of designing and manufacturing pocket knives. Today some of their knives are made in China, and some are made in the USA. Since the design and workmanship is so well controlled, the average person can’t tell where a particular Kershaw knife is made.
Decorating pocket knives has become so popular, due to the high quality laser engraving machines in use today. Engraved Kershaw Knives are laser engraved with a customer’s company logo, and used for advertising purposes.
The design of this line of knives is much different than your grandpa’s knives. You won’t see wooden handles, and pen blades, and stockman-style designs. Instead you see a curvy tactical form with a modern look. Here are 3 examples of knives that your grandpa never dreamed of: