Most pocket knives for light duty are slip joints. This means that the blade does not lock but, once opened, is held in place by tension from a flat bar or leaf-type backspring that allows the blade to fold if a certain amount of pressure is applied. The first spring-back knives were developed around 1660 in England but were not widely available or affordable to most people until the arrival of the Industrial Revolution and the development of machinery capable of mass production. Most locking knives have only one blade that is as large as can be fitted into the handle, because the locking mechanism relies on the spring along the back of the blade to lock it and it is difficult to build in multiple levers, one for each blade.

 2007 Queen Made Gunstock# 48 of 100

2007 Queen Made Gunstock
# 48 of 100

 2007 Queen Mtn.Man#14 of 100

2007 Queen Mtn.Man
#14 of 100

Northwoods Stockman

Northwoods Stockman

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Northwoods Mtn. Man

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Northwoods Cotton Sampler

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Scagel #6

scagel8

Scagel #8

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German Eye Canoe

Russell Stag Barlow

John Primble Whittier

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Henry Boker and Co. Stockman

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Boker Serp. Jack

Grandfather’s Anvil Stockman

Boker USA Congress

Boker Washboard Congress

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2006 Tang Stamp Series Copperhead

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2006 Tang Stamp Series Whittler

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Boker USA Jack

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Bulldog Cotton Sampler

2007 Bulldog Teardrop Jack

2007 Bulldog Teardrop Jack

Bulldog Barlow

Bulldog Barlow

2005 Bulldog Canoe

2005 Bulldog Canoe

2005 Bulldog Jack

2005 Bulldog Jack

Bulldog Barlow Sheephorn

Bulldog Barlow Sheephorn

Bulldog Cattle King

Bulldog Cattle King

2002 Wharncliffe Thor in Ivory1 of 26

2002 Wharncliffe Thor in Ivory
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2002 Wharncliffe Thor in Stag1 of 60

2002 Wharncliffe Thor in Stag
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