Kershaw Needs Work 1820 Folding Knife Review

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The knife was made by Kershaw Knives in England. It is a folding hunting knife with a plain edge blade and a serrated edge on the back side. The handle is made from brass and black G10. There are two handles available: one has three rivets at the bottom, while the other has four rivets at the bottom. Both have a silver plated frame lock.

The blade is 4 inches long and 1/4 inch thick. It weighs 2 ounces.

The price of the knife is $400.00. There is a limited lifetime warranty for genuine manufacturing faults. It is made in England by the Rowen Company.


The company was founded in 1975 in Post Falls, Idaho. They are known for quality knives. Their main lines are the Pursuit and Wolf Creek product lines. They also have a line of kitchen cutlery, the Outcast series.

Kershaw Knives History

They are based in Tualatin, Oregon and were founded in 1974. They are a brand of Kai USA Ltd.

The first product they made was the “Buck Knifes 100” which was based on a bucksaw and originally sold for $4.95.

In 2000, Zippo sold the company to Fontinalis Partners, L.L.C, which is owned byolid Reed and Bruce Morgan. The company was then bought by KAI Companies Inc., which is owned by Jody Turner and Mike Butler.

Kershaw is well known for making quality knives at very affordable prices. They make everything from pocket knives to hunting knives to machetes.

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In 2012, they released the Shuffle, which was the first knife of its kind with a sliding component that allowed users to easily swap out the tool blade and turn it into a completely different tool.

The Scallion is the first knife to feature the SpeedSafe assisted opening system. The Scallion is also the first knife to feature the flipper, which is a protrusion on the spine of the blade that allows a user to flick their wrist to make the knife open.


Kershaw won the award for “American Design” at the 2009 Frankfurt Kitchen & Bathroom Accessories Exhibition. They won the award for “Best Key Chain” in 2008 and “Best Everyday Carry” in 2013.


The company is known for their affordable, well-made knives. They are popular choices among hunters and survivalists due to their wide range of hunting knives.

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