The Kershaw Method 1170 was designed by Jens Anso and opens quick and easy with the KVT ball-bearing system and the built-in flipper. The Method features a 3.00 in. spear point blackwash finished blade that is made of 8Cr13MoV stainless steel. The 4.25 in. G-10 handle offers a comfortable grip and features an unusual machined pattern reminiscent of an architectural truss. It also has a large lanyard attachment that adds a touch of style. The Method has a liner lock that locks the blade open during use. It is equipped with a tip-up pocket clip for convenient carry. Overall the length of the knife, when open, is 7.25 in. and it weighs approximately 2.10 oz. Made in China.