Inspired by the need to make a small pocket knife that looks good AND feels great. A fully functioning knife that is actually pocket friendly. So discrete the TSA probably won't even notice it.
This knife embodies discrete. You won't even feel it on your key ring - or in your pocket.
The body has been specially contoured to give extra grip, making the knife delightfully ergonomic.
It makes easy work of difficult packaging
The Tiny Titanium Knife is motorbike ignition friendly :) And it won't weigh down your keys when they're in a car ignition.
The Tiny Titanium Knife is super versatile
It rips through cardboard boxes with ease.
From cutting cable ties and tags from clothes, to sharpening your pencils and cutting off strapping. The uses of this little blade are far and wide.
This knife even opens packages
Look.. just like a regular box cutter.
You can wear it as a pendant if you like. It wouldn't be amiss on a charm bracelet either!
And it works on the farm..
The Blade clicks into place.
The open / close mechanism clicks the blade into place. So when it's closed it won't come open in your pocket, and when it's open it requires some pressure to close.
Easy to use
The tab that is used for opening the blade (seen in the above gif) doubles as a convenient pad for your finger to rest on, so you can apply extra pressure when needed.
You can hold your keys when using the knife to give you extra control.
The Tiny Knife is a nice-and-light 6.5 grams (around 0.22 oz).
It's 26mm (approx 1") long when closed, 15.5mm ( approx 5/8") wide and 5.4mm (just under 7/32") thick.
- Made from quality materials, Titanium and Stainless Steel. These materials have a proven track record and will withstand the test of time.
- The Body of the Tiny Knife is machined from one solid billet of Grade 5 Titanium (Grade 5 Titanium is the go to material for the Aerospace industry)
- The Blade of the Tiny Knife is machined from one piece of 440C Stainless Steel, Hardened and Tempered to 58-60Hrc. (440C is a highly durable and corrosion resistant stainless steel widely used in Knife making.)
- Each Mini Knife is individually machined from solid billet !!!
- No cheap and nasty mass manufacturing techniques.
- No rivets, welding, or screws
Consists of only three parts...
The Titanium Body / The Stainless Steel Blade / One Tiny Ceramic Ball
Where Is The Tiny Knife Made?
I'm a designer and machinist with my own CNC machines, and will be making these Tiny Knives myself from start to finish.
I have successfully delivered five Kickstarter projects so I know what it takes. Apart from outsourcing the surface finish to a friend, I'm producing this Knife entirely at my home workshop.
We're a "family business"... I have my wife Rachel working with me most days in the workshop, and one of my daughters too (when she's home from college).
Everything from machining …to surface-finishing …to shipping is done right here where I live in New Zealand.
How Do I Pledge For Multiple Rewards?
If you want more than one of any Reward, then just add the additional funds to your pledge.
Why Don't You Have Any Stretch Goals?
I like to keep this project as simple as possible so I can deliver your Rewards without any possible complications or delays.
How will this be shipped ?
I will be using an express courier service, fully tracked from New Zealand to your door.
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Risks and challenges
Risks and challenges
The only concern I have is that the project may get significantly over-funded. If this happens, then the worst case scenario is that Rewards may be delayed - but I will keep in constant communication with you through Updates. This will not effect the December rewards. I am ready to ramp-up into production of more when this project is funded.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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