The CRKT Minimalist is specifically built for anything that needs to be cut. These compact fixed blade neck knives with rugged handles come in a variety of different blade styles. In the woods or around the house, they feel equally at home. They’re designed by Alan Folts of Melbourne, Florida. A designer and dedicated custom knife instructor with over 20 years of experience, he cares deeply about helping folks learn about knives as tools and passing along the skills of custom knife making to others. These svelte dynamos pack a lot into their compact fixed blade knife designs. The Minimalist Cleaver Blackout features a black stonewashed classic cleaver blade with a hook-hanging hole. The strong G10 handle has deep finger grooves for an exceptional grip. It’s slim in design only, not features. They all come with a versatile carry sheath. Not that you’ll be keeping them in there for long. Take your favorite with you for when you might need it most?all of the time.