Why a Pocket Knife Makes a Great Gift

Why a Pocket Knife Makes a Great Gift

Posted by Sam Flaherty on

Did you know that the tradition of giving pocket knives as gifts dates back centuries, symbolising trust and friendship?

Think about a present that's both practical and full of meaning—a pocket knife. A tool that is there for those moments you never saw coming.

Meet the Magpie, Crow, and Kookaburra EDC Pocket Knives, each with a unique story. 



These knives look fantastic and are crafted with care using top-notch materials. Besides their excellent appearances, they're made to last and be helpful for a long time.

As we look into what makes each knife unique, we'll reveal the stories and traditions behind them. Read on to see why a pocket knife is a gift worth giving for any occasion.

The Agility of Magpie, Crow, and Kookaburra EDC Pocket Knives

We often encounter surprises when we least expect them in our daily routines. This is where the faithful Magpie, Crow, and Kookaburra EDC Pocket Knives come into play, serving as dependable tools to help you handle life's unexpected moments.

A pocket knife is required when you're having a picnic and have to cut cheese, open a tough package, or even slice some rope for a sudden tent setup.

A great EDC tackles each job smoothly and accurately.


Besides being practical, these knives embrace a design philosophy that combines usefulness with attractiveness.

Think about the Magpie, inspired by the sleek elegance of its namesake bird. Its design reflects the bird's graceful form and the practicality needed for everyday use.

Meanwhile, the Crow exudes a sense of mystery and intelligence with its dark wooden handle and symbolic design elements.

And then there’s the Kookaburra, paying homage to Australia’s rich natural heritage with its vibrant colors and ergonomic shape.

So, whether you live in the city or love adventures in the wild, these pocket knives are here for you.

With their multipurpose functionality and timeless design, the Magpie, Crow, and Kookaburra EDC Pocket Knives prove that beauty and utility can go hand in hand.

Unique Features of Each Knife

The Magpie

The Magpie EDC Pocket Knife catches your eye with its perfect mix of practicality and artistic style. Made with great attention to detail, it captures everyday tools' usefulness while celebrating beautiful design. Taking cues from the clever and versatile Magpie bird, this knife seamlessly combines looks and usefulness.

The Magpie knife boasts a sleek design, with its drop-point blade resembling the shape of the bird's beak. Its handle, crafted from dark ebony wood and white resin, offers the hand a warm and earthy feel. The six holes milled into the blade serve as grip points and as a nod to the Magpie's nostrils, adding a touch of whimsy to its practicality.

The Crow

The design of the Crow EDC Pocket Knife symbolises elegance and class. It is inspired by the intelligent birds of the Corvidae family and carries a special meaning and look. Its dark wooden handle and sleek design create a sense of mystery and intrigue.

The Crow knife, like its bird namesake, symbolises intelligence, adaptability, and a bit of mystery. Its larger size and black resin handle remind us of the crow's sometimes spooky image, giving it a unique and appealing look.

Every part of the Crow knife, from its precisely made blade to its comfortable design, shows excellent craftsmanship and attention to detail. Whether you keep it as a collector's item or a handy tool, the Crow is stylish and sophisticated, making it stand out from other knives.

The Kookaburra

The Kookaburra EDC Pocket Knife finds its inspiration in the vast expanse of the Australian outback amidst the laughter of the bush. The knife pays tribute to Australia's rich heritage and unique wildlife, and it captures the essence of the iconic laughing bird with grace and charm.

The Kookaburra features a drop-point razor blade and a light maple wood handle with turquoise resin. It reflects the colors and spirit of the Australian landscape. Each knife showcases the beauty and diversity of Australia, echoing the joyful and carefree nature of the Kookaburra.

As a larrikin of the outback, the Kookaburra knife is designed for those who appreciate life's simple pleasures and the untamed beauty of the Australian wilderness. Whether used for everyday tasks or cherished as a memento of the land down under, the Kookaburra knife reminds us of the laughter and wonder that define the Australian spirit.

Longevity and Durability

Magpie, Crow, and Kookaburra pocket knives are built to last a lifetime. The blades are crafted from 14C28N Sandvik Swedish steel, renowned for its exceptional hardness and corrosion resistance. This high-quality steel ensures the knives retain their sharp edges longer, reducing the need for frequent honing.

The handles are made from durable materials like dark ebony wood, white resin, and turquoise resin, chosen for their robustness and aesthetic appeal. These materials provide a solid grip and add a unique touch to each knife, making them as durable as possible.

Maintenance and Care Tips

To keep your pocket knife in top condition, avoid placing it in the dishwasher or leaving it in a sink full of water, which can cause corrosion. Refrain from cutting on glass surfaces to prevent chipping the blade. Instead, clean the blade with warm, soapy water and dry it immediately to prevent rust. 

Avoid prolonged exposure to hot water to maintain polish and integrity for the handle, especially those made from wood and resin. 

Given the high carbon concentration in the steel, regular honing isn’t necessary. Instead, professionally sharpen the blade on a whetstone every 3-6 months, depending on usage. This process keeps the steel from overheating and maintains its sharpness. With these simple care tips, your pocket knife will remain reliable for years.

Customisation Options


Adding a personal touch to your gift makes it extra unique.

With our complimentary engraving service, you can etch a name, a meaningful date, or a short message onto the blade of the Magpie, Crow, or Kookaburra knife.

Picture your loved one’s smile when they see their name on a beautifully crafted knife, turning it into a treasured keepsake. 

Gift Wrapping

To complete the perfect gift, we offer professional gift wrapping.

Simply add a note to your order, and we’ll wrap the knife beautifully before sending it out. Our elegant wrapping ensures your gift is ready to impress, whether it’s for a birthday, anniversary, or any special occasion. This thoughtful touch saves you time and adds an element of surprise and delight, making your present genuinely memorable.

Why Choose a Pocket Knife as a Gift

A pocket knife symbolises preparedness and practicality, making it a thoughtful gift. It embodies utility, aiding daily tasks from opening packages to crafting impromptu solutions. Its compact size ensures it’s a constant companion, reinforcing its value as a practical tool.

Inspired by the Magpie, Crow, and Kookaburra, these knives celebrate nature and heritage. They reflect these birds' unique beauty and cultural significance, connecting them to the natural world.

This blend of functionality and symbolism makes them meaningful gifts.

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