By Knives Illustrated Staff
Photography by Larry Atil

Carrying a knife is not only about survival situations, self-defense or skinning freshly killed game. At the forefront it’s a tool that can perform many diverse tasks throughout your normal daily routine.

From opening stubborn plastic packaging, to slicing through tape on a delivered box, to peeling an apple when you lack utensils, a general-purpose knife has a plethora of uses as you battle through your hectic day.

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