Ken Onion

Location: Kaneohe, Hawaii | Years Designing: 25

Ken is the real deal. The youngest ever inductee into the Blade Magazine Hall of Fame in 2008, Ken is recognized as one of the most innovative and successful knife designers of all time.

In 1996 he created the first commercially successful assisted opening mechanism, and 20 years later unveiled his award-winning Field Strip Technology. Now, this world-changing innovation sets a new standard with Field Strip Gen II technology, a reinvention that’s bound to live up to its name.


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WHEN IT COMES TO KNIFE MAINTENANCE, KEN ONION'S
FIELD STRIP IS ABOUT TO CHANGE EVERYTHING.

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    HOMEFRONT™ OD GREEN HOMEFRONT™ OD GREEN
    HOMEFRONT™ OD GREEN

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $83.00
    • Assisted Opening: Flipper deploys the blade fast
    • Smooth Opening: IKBS™ ball bearing pivot deploys the blade smooth
    • Superior Performance: Sandvik 12C27™ blade steel for excellent edge retention
    • Strong and Lightweight: aluminum handle combines strength with minimal weight
    • Easy Closing: Liner lock can be easily closed with one hand
    • Low Profile: deep carry clip rides low in the pocket
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  1. FORESIGHT™ FORESIGHT™
    FORESIGHT™

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $140.00
    Rating:
    93%
    • IKBS™ Ball Bearing Pivot System
    • Black Titanium Nitride Finish
    • Grooved Aluminum Handle for Exceptional Grip
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  2. HOMEFRONT™ HOMEFRONT™
    HOMEFRONT™

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $124.00
    Rating:
    81%
    • Easy Maintenance: Field Strip – take apart your knife for cleaning without tools
    • Easy To Sharpen: High carbon stainless steel blade takes an edge well
    • Lightweight And Strong: Aluminum handle combines strength with minimal weight
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  3. HOMEFRONT™ BLACK HOMEFRONT™ BLACK
    HOMEFRONT™ BLACK

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $99.99
    Rating:
    92%
    • Breakthrough "Field Strip" technology innovation
    • Field Strip lets you easily disassemble your knife for cleaning without tools
    • 1.4116 Blade Steel + Glass Reinforced Nylon Handles
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    • Discontinued
    PROWESS™ PROWESS™
    PROWESS™

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $89.99
    • Flipper Opening
    • IKBS™ Ball Bearing Pivot System
    • Tough Glass Reinforced Nylon Handles
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  4. OUTRAGE™ BLUE OUTRAGE™ BLUE
    OUTRAGE™ BLUE

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    • Cornwell Quality Tools Exclusive
    • Blue “Outrage” Knife Designed by Ken Onion
    • IKBS™ Ball Bearing Pivot System
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  5. RIPPLE™ CARBON FIBER EDITION RIPPLE™ CARBON FIBER EDITION
    RIPPLE™ CARBON FIBER EDITION

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    • Snap-on Exclusive
    • IKBS™ Ball Bearing Pivot System
    • Carbon Fiber Handles
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  6. SLACKER™ SLACKER™
    SLACKER™

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $99.99
    Rating:
    90%
    • Field Strip – Disassemble your knife for cleaning without tools
    • Satin blade finish offers reduced cutting drag and improved corrosion resistance
    • Lightweight aluminum handles with a corrosion resistant coating
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  7. HOMEFRONT™ - CRKT 25TH ANNIVERSARY LIMITED EDITION HOMEFRONT™ - CRKT 25TH ANNIVERSARY LIMITED EDITION
    HOMEFRONT™ - CRKT 25TH ANNIVERSARY LIMITED EDITION

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $295.00
    Rating:
    100%
    • Available on CRKT.com and Select Retailers
    • Limited to 500. Individually Numbered.
    • M390 Blade Steel with 6AL4V Titanium Handles
    • Made in Italy
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  8. BONA FIDE™ SILVER BONA FIDE™ SILVER
    BONA FIDE™ SILVER

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $100.00
    • Easy Maintenance: Field Strip – take apart your knife for cleaning without tools
    • Smooth Opening: IKBS™ ball bearing pivot deploys the blade smooth
    • Superior Performance: D2 blade steel for excellent edge retention
    • Fast Opening: Flipper deploys the blade fast
    • Lightweight And Strong: Aluminum handle combines strength with minimal weight
    • Low Profile: Deep carry clip rides low in the pocket
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  9. FORESIGHT™ ASSISTED FORESIGHT™ ASSISTED
    FORESIGHT™ ASSISTED

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $83.00
    • Assisted Opening: Flipper deploys the blade fast
    • Smooth Opening: IKBS™ ball bearing pivot deploys the blade smooth
    • Easy to Sharpen: High carbon stainless steel blade takes an edge well
    • Strong and Lightweight: Glass-reinforced nylon handle is durable and lightweight
    • Easy Closing: Liner lock can be easily closed with one hand
    • Enhanced Protection: Black stonewash is durable and ages well
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  10. SOLD OUT - BONA FIDE™ LIMITED EDITION SOLD OUT - BONA FIDE™ LIMITED EDITION
    SOLD OUT - BONA FIDE™ LIMITED EDITION

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $250.00
  11. SHENANIGAN™ BLACK WITH VEFF SERRATIONS™ SHENANIGAN™ BLACK WITH VEFF SERRATIONS™
    SHENANIGAN™ BLACK WITH VEFF SERRATIONS™

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $60.00
    • Assisted Opening: Flipper deploys the blade fast
    • Smooth Opening: IKBS™ ball bearing pivot deploys the blade smooth
    • Enhanced Protection: Black stonewash is durable and ages well
    • Extremely Sharp: Veff Serrations™ provide superior cutting power of rope and straps
    • Secure And Comfortable: Injection molded handle with texture for grip
    • Easy Closing: Liner lock can be easily closed with one hand
    • Low Profile: Pocket clip provides secure carry
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  12. SHENANIGAN™ MAROON SHENANIGAN™ MAROON
    SHENANIGAN™ MAROON

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $60.00
    • Assisted Opening: Flipper deploys the blade fast
    • Smooth Opening: IKBS™ ball bearing pivot deploys the blade smooth
    • Enhanced Protection: Black stonewash is durable and ages well
    • Secure And Comfortable: Injection molded handle with texture for grip
    • Easy Closing: Liner Lock can be easily closed with one hand
    • Low Profile: pocket clip provides secure carry
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  13. STYLUS™ STYLUS™
    STYLUS™

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $70.00
    • Assisted Opening: Flipper deploys the blade fast
    • Smooth Opening: IKBS™ ball bearing pivot deploys the blade smooth
    • Superior Performance: Sandvik 12C27™ blade steel for excellent edge retention
    • Lightweight And Strong: Aluminum handle combines strength with minimal weight
    • Easy Closing: Liner lock can be easily closed with one hand
    • Low Profile: Deep carry clip rides low in the pocket
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    • Discontinued
    HOMEFRONT™ HUNTER HOMEFRONT™ HUNTER
    HOMEFRONT™ HUNTER

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    Sale Price $70.00 was $99.99
    Rating:
    72%
    • Breakthrough "Field Strip" technology innovation
    • Field Strip lets you easily disassemble your knife for cleaning without tools
    • Realtree® Xtra® Green Camo Handle Pattern
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    • Discontinued
    HI JINX™ Z HI JINX™ Z
    HI JINX™ Z

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $79.99
    • IKBS™ Ball Bearing Pivot System
    • Satin Finish
    • Locking Liner Safety
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  14. GUSSET™ GUSSET™
    GUSSET™

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $59.99
    Rating:
    100%
    • Frame Lock
    • Gray Titanium Nitride Finish
    • Flipper Opening
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    • Discontinued
    WINDAGE™ WINDAGE™
    WINDAGE™

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $79.99
    • IKBS™ Ball Bearing Pivot System
    • 6061 Aluminum Handle
    • Innovative Pocket Clip
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    • Discontinued
    RIPPLE™ 2 STAINLESS GREY RIPPLE™ 2 STAINLESS GREY
    RIPPLE™ 2 STAINLESS GREY

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $125.00
    • IKBS™ Ball Bearing Pivot System
    • Flipper Opening
    • Stainless Steel Handles
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    • Discontinued
    RIPPLE™ 2 ALUMINUM RIPPLE™ 2 ALUMINUM
    RIPPLE™ 2 ALUMINUM

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $59.99
    Rating:
    83%
    • IKBS™ Ball Bearing Pivot System
    • Flipper Opening
    • Aluminum Handles
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  15. HOOTENANNY™ HOOTENANNY™
    HOOTENANNY™

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $60.00
    Rating:
    94%
    • Smooth Opening: IKBS™ ball bearing pivot deploys the blade smooth
    • Visual Appeal: Modern, oversized pivot, adds style accent
    • Low Profile: Pocket clip provides secure carry
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  16. OUTRAGE™ OUTRAGE™
    OUTRAGE™

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $60.00
    Rating:
    90%
    • Smooth Opening: IKBS™ ball bearing pivot deploys the blade smooth
    • Fast Opening: The flipper deploys the blade fast
    • Strong And Lightweight: Aluminum handle combines strength with minimal weight
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  17. RIPPLE™ RIPPLE™
    RIPPLE™

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    Sale Price $59.99 was $79.99
    Rating:
    87%
    • IKBS™ Ball Bearing Pivot System
    • Flipper Opening
    • Aluminum Handles
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    • Discontinued
    SHENANIGAN™ Z CAMO REALTREE XTRA® SHENANIGAN™ Z CAMO REALTREE XTRA®
    SHENANIGAN™ Z CAMO REALTREE XTRA®

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $69.99
    Rating:
    100%
    • Bead Blast Blade Finish
    • Glass Reinforced Nylon Handles
    • Realtree® Xtra® Camo Pattern
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    • Discontinued
    SHENANIGAN™ Z SHENANIGAN™ Z
    SHENANIGAN™ Z

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    $59.99
    • Bead Blast Blade Finish
    • Flipper Opening
    • Glass Reinforced Nylon Handles
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    • Discontinued
    RELAY™ RELAY™
    RELAY™

    by Ken Onion, Kaneohe, Hawaii

    • Snap-on Tools Exclusive
    • High Quality AUS8 Blade Steel
    • Flipper for Fast Opening
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