The CRKT Pilar, designed by Danish knifemaker Jesper Voxnaes, offers high-end design and quality at an astonishingly low price. Perfectly sized for everyday carry virtually anywhere, the compact Pilar has been a huge hit for CRKT who have been working hard to keep up with the demand. The 2.4-inch blade is comfortable to use thanks to a generous forward finger choil and thoughtful handle ergonomics. The cleaver-esque blade is flat ground to a keen edge, and slices well despite the stout thickness of the 8Cr13MoV blade steel.

We asked Doug Flagg, VP of Marketing & Innovation why the knife has been such a success and he tells us it’s because the quality exceeds the price. “The fit and finish is precise and rare for a knife at this price point,” Flagg says. “The satin finished blade with crisp grind lines and the CNC’d handle with fine detail work around the lock relief surprise people when they see the price.”


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