Whilst everyone’s everyday carry is going to differ, if you’re the adventurous sort and find yourself out in the wild or regularly in need of being handy, a top quality pocket knife should unquestionably be making it into your line up of EDC and, quite frankly, they don’t get much better than this top notch collaborative effort – the James Brand x Uncrate Country Pocket Knife.
James Brand are a small workshop operating out of Portland, Oregon, and they’ve team up with men’s lifestyle colossus, Uncrate, to deliver one of the coolest looking, most functional pieces of EDC that you’re likely to encounter. The James Brand x Uncrate Country Pocket Knife is not only incredibly robust and stylish, it delivers the sort of functionality that is a must for anyone looking to use this knife during their wilderness adventures.
The James Brand are a small team of knife makers came to the fore as a result of the old adage that if you can’t find what you want, you might have to make it yourself – and the thing they wanted was well made, functional and stylish pocket knives: knives crafted with top of the range materials, a understated, minimalist design aesthetic and an unparalleled attention to detail. You get all that and much more with this excellent James Brand x Uncrate Country Pocket Knife.
Exceptionally well made, as we’ve come to expect from this Portland workshop, the James Brand x Uncrate Country Pocket Knife is a limited edition offering that takes the best qualities from both brands and supplants them into an extremely versatile piece of EDC that is ideally suited to any summer adventures and camping trips that you’ve got planned over the next few months and beyond.
Painstakingly hand crafted in James Brand’s Portland workshop, this superb collaborative project with Uncrate does an exemplary job of showcasing their attention to detail when it comes to making top of the range pocket knifes. As you would expect with an Uncrate collaboration, this cracking piece of EDC is treated to the blacked out styling with which the men’s lifestyle site is synonymous and the stealthy aesthetic is definitely right up our street here at Coolector HQ.
It’s hard not to be won over by the aesthetics of the James Brand x Uncrate Country Pocket Knife and the calibre of craftsmanship really is plain to see. It boasts striking ebony wood inlays, an understated black PVD-coated Sandvic 12C27 steel blade, black PVD-coated 416 steel handles and, last but no means least, a custom black paracord lanyard for easy retrieval.
With a blade length of 2.5-inches and a clip-less design, the County knife has a very minimal profile in the pocket and will certainly become one of the mainstays of your EDC collection due to both its style and functional performance. Another great collaboration between Uncrate and a purveyor of small batch goods, James Brand.
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