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Why You Should Consider Buying a Pocket Knife

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Pocket knives, for many, are an essential part of people’s day-to-day lives. They are multifaceted and have a ton of different uses – they can even save your life. Unfortunately, in many countries, the carrying of pocket knives has been outlawed, largely because of the growing knife crime epidemic in the United Kingdom and across Europe. However, in the United States, they are legal and are carried by countless people, from children to adults.

In this article, we will tell you why we think you should consider buying a pocket knife, providing that you live in a country where it is legal for you to do so. Follow the law to the very letter. Here is why you should consider buying a pocket knife.

A Tool for Everyday Use

Pocket knives can be used for a number of different things, from opening cans to cutting bits of string and thread. They are something that can be carried around and prove to be incredibly useful and beneficial. They are, according to the knife specialists from deejo.com/en/4-reasons-to-upgrade-your-pocket-knife-immediately, an essential part of every man’s arsenal. This is true; they absolutely are. Having a knife in your pocket can be incredibly useful and can save you a lot of hassle on a day-to-day basis.

Life-Threatening Situations

Pocket knives can prove to be an invaluable asset, especially if you find yourself in a hazardous or life-threatening situation, say, a car wreck, for example. In a car accident, you may find yourself bound to the vehicle by your seatbelt. If this is the case, a pocket knife will be a great asset and could potentially save your life – with a pocket knife, you will be able to cut yourself free and escape the vehicle. While this situation is only theoretical, of course, it demonstrates how useful pocket knives can be.

The Preparation of Food

Pocket knives are used to prepare food by outdoorsmen. They are very handy, easily stored, and can be cleaned thoroughly in a matter of minutes. Pocket knives can be used to prepare food in situations where one may not necessarily have access to traditional cutlery or kitchen equipment.

Having a pocket knife on your person when camping or just outdoors is essential, especially if you intend to prepare food while outside. There’s very little else quite as useful as a pocket knife for an outdoorsman; food preparation is just one of a pocket knife’s many benefits.

Whittling Away the Evening…

Pocket knives are very popular among hobbyists. Whittling is a hobby that is particularly popular among those who own pocket knives. Whittling should need no explanation, though if you were born on Mars, then we will simplify it for you: whittling is the carving of wood, whether it be creating figurines, statutes, or shapes and objects. There are many other hobbies that require the use of a pocket knife, such as matchstick houses and creations. For hobbyists, pocket knives are absolutely essential…

Pocket Knives Are Used to Build Fires

If you are an avid outdoorsman or just going on a camping trip, nothing is quite as satisfying as a campfire. A campfire’s warmth can be comforting, intimate, and a fantastic way to spend a late summer’s evening. Pocket knives can be used to make fires, providing that you have a spark. When you are building a fire, whatever the intended size, exert caution and maintain it carefully. A fire can quickly grow out of control. Never leave children alone with fire, either.

They Can Be Used to Open Wine Bottles

Wine is one of the most widely consumed drinks in the world. Amusingly, despite the drink’s popularity, seldom do people own corkscrews. Not to worry, though, for, by virtue of owning a pocket knife, you can open a bottle of wine anytime, anywhere! Many pocket knives come with handy bottle opening features attached; even those that do not come with added accessories can still be used to open wine bottles. You can simply push the blade into the cork, twist it, then yank it out.

When you are using a pocket knife to open a bottle of wine, point the blade away from you and be gentle. There is always the potential that you could injure yourself when using a pocket knife as a tool or any knife for that matter.

Yes, pocket knives are very useful tools, as this article demonstrates. Now you know all of the benefits of a pocket knife, can you confidently say that you don’t need one? Yes… we thought not! Well, we hope you enjoyed reading, please come back and visit us again soon.

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Written by JR Dominguez

JR Dominguez is the technology, finance and music editor for MiLLENNiAL. When he's not writing, you can find him day-trading stocks, playing video games, or composing commercial scores.

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